Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems

Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems

Naveenchandra N. Srivastava (Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics, India)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 302
ISBN13: 9781522550396|ISBN10: 1522550399|EISBN13: 9781522550402|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5039-6


Open access to information of geographic places and spatial relationships provides an essential part of the analytical processing of spatial data. Access to connected geospatial programs allows for improvement in teaching and understanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems provides emerging research on the applications of free and open software in geographic information systems in various fields of study. While highlighting topics such as data warehousing, hydrological modeling, and software packages, this publication explores the assessment and techniques of open software functionality and interfaces. This book is an important resource for professionals, researchers, academicians, and students seeking current research on the different types and uses of data and data analysis in geographic information systems.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Warehousing
  • Geo-Crowdsourcing
  • Geospatial Databases
  • Geospatial Facilities
  • Hydrological Modeling
  • Multimedia Codes
  • Search Mechanisms
  • Software Packages
  • Spatial Data Mining

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Naveenchandra Srivastava is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Environment area at the Center for Energy, Environment, Urban Governance and Infrastructure Development of Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad. He is a Ph.D. in Engineering Geology from Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee, MTech. in Applied Geology from Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee and MBA from IGNOU. He qualified NET (Joint CSIR-UGC) test. Naveenchandra N. Srivastava has joined ASCI recently in February, 2017. Earlier, he worked for Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG), Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat as a Project Manager. He also worked at National Innovation Foundation, Ahmedabad as a Research Associate. His team handled many projects concerning DST (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India), MPEDA (Marine Products Export Development Authority), GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, NRSC (National Remote Sensing Centre), Govt. of Gujarat etc. He prepared and got approved many project proposals. He was deputed to the Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar for the purpose of establishing the Institute. His team developed many utility software. He has received best paper award from ISRMTT (Indian Society of Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology). He was involved in development of course structure / syllabus MTech. and PG Diploma Course in Geo-informatics. He was also involved in preparation of vision documents, ISO manuals, annual report, business development plans etc