GeoWorld: Can the GeoWeb Rescue the Economy?

Issue Date: January – 2009, Posted On: 2/1/2009

According to Ron Lake, many people believe we now stand on the edge of an economic precipice, a state unknown in the lives of most of us—and perhaps in . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: Can the GeoWeb Rescue the Economy?

A View from Over There – India and NSDI

By Joe Francica , Editor-in-Chief and Vice Publisher, Directions Magazine

February 19, 2009

An article in the February 2009 edition of Directions Magazine reported on the Map World Forum, held in Hyderabad, India. Ron Lake, . . . → Read More: A View from Over There – India and NSDI

Backbone Magazine: Map your world – the GeoWeb

17 November 2008

The cover story of the November/December 2008 issue of Backbone magazine featured an article by Ian Harvey: "The Geoweb is remaking mapping, the Web and perhaps your own corporate Web site" based on an . . . → Read More: Backbone Magazine: Map your world – the GeoWeb

GeoWorld: What’s an SDI? Can It Support Emergency Management?

Issue Date: October – 2008, Posted On: 11/1/2008

If one looks at most SDIs today, notes Ron Lake, they heavily emphasize a "librarian view" of the software-infrastructure element (i.e., the primary points of focus are metadata collection . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: What’s an SDI? Can It Support Emergency Management?

GeoWorld: Exploring Schema Constructs in KML

Issue Date: August — 2008, Posted On: 9/1/2008

Building the GeoWeb by Ron Lake

This is Part II in a series of “Building the GeoWeb” columns comparing the schema constructs found in Keyhole Markup Language (KML) and . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: Exploring Schema Constructs in KML

GeoWorld: Exploring Schema Constructs in KML

Issue Date: May – 2008

Building the GeoWeb by Ron Lake

Many languages, including Keyhole Markup Language (KML) and Geography Markup Language (GML), use schema constructs to express a data model. "Building the GeoWeb" will explore . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: Exploring Schema Constructs in KML

GIS Development: gmlSDK

February 2008

Geography Markup Language (GML) has emerged in the past several years as a primary means for the exchange, sharing and aggregation of geographic information.  This is true increasingly for vector based data and we can anticipate will . . . → Read More: GIS Development: gmlSDK

GeoWorld: Move the Discussion from Interoperability to Infrastructure (Building the Geoweb)

Issue Date: March – 2007, Posted On: 3/9/2007

Building the GeoWeb

By Ron Lake, president, Galdos Systems Inc.; e-mail: rlakegaldosinccom  (rlakegaldosinccom)  emobascript(‘%72%6C%61%6B%65%40%67%61%6C%64%6F%73%69%6E%63%2E%63%6F%6D’,'<span class=”emoba-em”>rlake<img src=”http://www.galdosinc.com/wp-content/plugins/emoba-email-obfuscator-advanced/at-glyph.gif” alt=”at” class=”emoba-glyph” />galdosinc<img src=”http://www.galdosinc.com/wp-content/plugins/emoba-email-obfuscator-advanced/dot-glyph.gif” alt=”dot” class=”emoba-glyph” />com</span>’,’emoba-2434′,”,”,’0′); . . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: Move the Discussion from Interoperability to Infrastructure (Building the Geoweb)

GeoWorld: KML and GML Working Together

GeoWorld-May 2007 

Building the GeoWeb

By Ron Lake, president, Galdos Systems Inc.; e-mail: rlakegaldosinccom  (rlakegaldosinccom)  emobascript(‘%72%6C%61%6B%65%40%67%61%6C%64%6F%73%69%6E%63%2E%63%6F%6D’,'<span class=”emoba-em”>rlake<img src=”http://www.galdosinc.com/wp-content/plugins/emoba-email-obfuscator-advanced/at-glyph.gif” alt=”at” class=”emoba-glyph” />galdosinc<img src=”http://www.galdosinc.com/wp-content/plugins/emoba-email-obfuscator-advanced/dot-glyph.gif” alt=”dot” class=”emoba-glyph” />com</span>’,’emoba-8370′,”,”,’0′); .

When I . . . → Read More: GeoWorld: KML and GML Working Together

Geospatial Solutions: Using GIS to Manage Precious Natural Resources

November 21, 2006

By Jim Farley and Amielle Lake

Our world's most precious natural resources are in shorter supply than ever before. As such, geologists and software engineers are currently rethinking how geospatial technologies can lead . . . → Read More: Geospatial Solutions: Using GIS to Manage Precious Natural Resources