The Location Index: A Semantic Web Spatial Data Infrastructure

  • Nicholas J. CarEmail author
  • Paul J. Box
  • Ashley Sommer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11503)


The Location Index (LocI) project is building a national and authoritative, also federated, index for Australian spatial data using Semantic Web technologies. It will be used to link observation and measurement data (social, economic and environmental) to spatial objects identified in any one of multiple, interoperable, datasets. Its goal is to improve efficiency and reliability of data integration to support government decision making.


Linked Data Spatial Data Infrastructure Social architecture Semantic Web Python Australia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Land & WaterCSIROBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Land & WaterCSIROSydneyAustralia

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