Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and communicating geospatial data Quality of 3D objects in Virtual globes. Krista Jones 1 , Rodolphe Devillers 1,2 , Yvan Bédard 2 and David Coleman 3 1 – Dep . of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland 2 – Dep . of Geomatics, Université Laval
Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and communicating geospatial data Quality of 3D objects in Virtual globes
Krista Jones1, Rodolphe Devillers1,2, Yvan Bédard2 and David Coleman3
1 – Dep. of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2 – Dep. of Geomatics, Université Laval
3 – Dep. of Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick
To investigate and demonstrate how
…..volunteered contributions of geospatial data from both individual citizens and professional mapping organizations ….
…may be authenticated, processed and employed to populate new public, government and commercial map databases.
Coleman, D.J., Georgiadou, Y. and Labonte, J. . "Volunteered Geographic Information: The Nature and Motivation of Produsers." International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research Vol. 4. http://ijsdir.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php/ijsdir/article/view/140/198.
Coleman, D.J., Sabone, B. and N. Nkhwanana . "Volunteering Geographic Information to Authoritative Databases: Linking Contributor Motivations to Program Effectiveness". Geomatica Vol. 64, No. 1 pp. 383-396. Special Issue on Volunteered Geographic Information. March.
Coleman, D.J. . " The Potential and Early Limitations of Volunteered Geographic Information". Accepted for publication in Geomatica , Vol.64, No.2. Special Issue on 50th Anniversary of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. June.
Model created by: User 1
Model created by: User 2
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