Spatial information in megacity management

Kelly, Paul, Robin McLaren, Hartmut Mueller

FIG Commission 3 performed an extended research on the need for Spatial Information Management particularly caused by the processes related to worldwide rapid urbanization. The result of the research study was published in FIG publication 48. This paper mainly presents the contribution of FIG Commission 3 working group WG3.2 Using Spatial Data Infrastructures to Manage Citiess to the report. An extensive Internet research was performed to document existing City SDIs in relation with the corresponding National SDIs, on site visits to a selected number of megacities and interviews with individual decision makers in city administrations took place, data received from questionnaires were reviewed and assessed.

Event: International Conference on Spatial Data Infrastructure 2010

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