RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES VOL. 10, ES2003, doi:10.2205/2007ES000236, 2008
Distributed network analytical GISV. G. Gitis, and A. P. Weinstock A. Kharkevich Institute of Information Transmission Problems RAS, Moscow, Russia A. N. Shogin All-Russia Institute of Scientific and Technical Information RAS, Moscow, Russia
 The functionality of distributed analytical network systems GIS (Geographic Information Systems) GeoProcessor 2.0, GeoTime II and COMPASS V and elements of geoinformation technology of their use in scientific and applied research are analyzed. At the time of the analysis these systems can download data and plug-ins, distributed either in telecommunication systems or on a user's PC. The article is illustrated by examples of GIS applications for analysis of spatial and spatio-temporal data. The GIS discussed here represent a significant part of the analytical resources of geoinformation environment, elaborated in the framework of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Presidium Programme "Electronic Earth''.
Received 1 December 2007; accepted 15 December 2007; published 29 February 2008.
Keywords: distributed analytical network systems, GIS technologies, "Electronic Earth'' programme.
Index Terms: 0525 Computational Geophysics: Data management; 0530 Computational Geophysics: Data presentation and visualization; 0545 Computational Geophysics: Modeling.
Citation: (2008), Distributed network analytical GIS, Russ. J. Earth Sci., 10, ES2003, doi:10.2205/2007ES000236.Copyright 2008 by the Russian Journal of Earth Sciences
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