geospatial data

Figure 5 The point, line, and polygon are shown on Google Earth

A Look at KML, an Open Standard to Represent and Visualize Spatial Information

GIS Contributor

Yang Zhang, associate professor, and Matthew W. McBroom, professor, with Stephen F. Austin State University, provide a brief systematic introduction to KML (Keyhole Markup Language) files.

Geosk: GIS Data as a Service (Daas)

Caitlin Dempsey

Whats is Geosk and what does it mean for GIS data delivery? Scott Robinson, Director, Global Data Products at Pitney Bowes Business Insight, explains what Geosk means for GIS Data as a Service (DaaS) and how cloud computing can be used to delivery GIS data online.