Working Group I — Requirements and Applications — Position Paper: Requirements for 3D in Geographic Information Systems Applications

  • Andrew U. Frank
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


Geoinformation systems (GIS) contain information about objects in geographic space; the focus on geographic space [1] determines the scale of spatial objects and processes of interest at a spatial resolution of approximatively 0.1 m to 40.000 km and to changes occurring once a minute to once a million years. Geographic information is a diverse field which includes many special applications, each of which has special requirements, with special kinds of geometry and particular geometric operations.


Spatial Object Geographic Information System Geometric Operation Geographic Information System Application NATO Advance Research Workshop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew U. Frank
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  1. 1.Department of Geoinformation and CartographyTechnical University ViennaViennaAustria

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