WIT Press


A Metadata WWW Site On The Venice Lagoon

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980311

Volume

21

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,039 kb

Author(s)

A. Bianchin, D. Schiuma & S. Soramae

Abstract

This work presents a database of metadata - available through World Wide Web - concerning the Venice lagoon, with particular reference to its geographical and institutional contexts. We examine possible solutions to a number of problems related to data description and web design. Most of the data access functions have been implemented and available on the web. Conceived as part of a larger work aimed at the creation of a GIS in support of planning and public management activities, this effort represents a first step towards a tool capable of offering an exhaustive overview of the available information and data. The need to organize the collected (meta-)data using a DBMS and, consequentl

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