DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW GEOSPATIAL DATA SHARING/OVERLAY SYSTEM FOR LAND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES – CERES GAIA –
- 1CEReS, Chiba Univeristy, 263-8522 Chiba, Japan
- 2Multisoup, Co.,Ltd. 151-0072 Tokyo, Japan
Keywords: Data sharing, Web-based, Database, Geospatial data, Open system, Land applications
Abstract. A new geospatial data sharing/overlay system, CEReS Gaia, has developed. The purpose of the system development is to promote land surface environmental studies. The system has developed to meet the requirements by academic users who wish easy data analysis by using his/her own data with existing other data. The system has the following features; a) internationally unlimited expansion of servers, b) multi-language capability (currently, only English), c) free access without user registration, d) data upload/download by registered users, e) capability to overlay user’s data on other registered data, f) option of open or selective data distribution.