The Future Internet Enablement of the Environment Information Space

  • Thomas Usländer
  • Arne J. Berre
  • Carlos Granell
  • Denis Havlik
  • José Lorenzo
  • Zoheir Sabeur
  • Stefano Modafferi
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 413)


This paper motivates the enablement of the Future Internet to become a highly functional service platform supporting the design and the operation of software applications in the Environmental Information Space. It reports on the experience made by the European research project ENVIROFI as one of the usage area projects within the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership programme. It describes the software components (environmental and specific enablers) which are required to connect with the domain-independent capabilities (generic enablers) of the Future Internet core platform for geospatially and environmentally-driven applications.


Future Internet ENVIROFI generic enablement specific enablement environment information space Open Geospatial Consortium OGC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Usländer
    • 1
  • Arne J. Berre
    • 2
  • Carlos Granell
    • 3
  • Denis Havlik
    • 4
  • José Lorenzo
    • 5
  • Zoheir Sabeur
    • 6
  • Stefano Modafferi
    • 6
  1. 1.Fraunhofer IOSBGermany
  2. 2.SINTEFNorway
  3. 3.Joint Research CentreEuropean CommissionItaly
  4. 4.Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)Austria
  5. 5.AtoSSpain
  6. 6.Faculty of Physical Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of Southampton IT Innovation CentreUnited Kingdom

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