Geography Mark–Up Language: Foundation for the Geo–Web provides a broad coverage of the use of GML in different application areas, along with the technical means for building these applications.
Starting from the basic concepts, this book works through all the important topics in both GML 2.0 and GML 3.0, with illustrations and worked examples to demonstrate its use. Organized into two sections, Volume I introduces readers to the new world of GML, and explains how it can be used across a broad range of GIS projects. It deals with the basic concepts of XML and GML, and enables readers to make decisions on the utility of GML in their projects and software acquisitions. Volume II is intended for the technical reader and answers questions on the meaning and structure of GML schema components, the development of GML application schemas, and the use of GML in connection with web services, legacy GIS and relational databases.
- Contains worked examples
- Covers all aspects of GML 3.0 from geometry and topology to units of measure, default styling and coverages
- Explains the Geo–Web and its impact on vertical applications
- Authored by leading figures in GML development
PART I GML: AN INTRODUCTION.
1 Once over lightly.
2 XML and GML.
3 Basic Concepts of GML.
4 GML Core and Application Schemas.
5 Technical Issues for Deploying GML.
6 GML and Geospatial Web Services.
7 Real–World Deployment Examples.
PART II GML: A TECHNICAL REFERENCE GUIDE.
8 Basic Concepts.
9 Introducing the GML Model and GML Features.
10 GML Core Schemas Overview.
11 Developing and Managing GML Application Schemas.
12 GML Geometry.
13 GML Topology.
14 GML Temporal Elements and Dynamic Features.
15 GML Coordinate Referenc Systems.
16 Units of Measure, Values and Observations.
17 GML Coverages.
18 GML Default Styling.
19 GML And Geospatial Web Services.
20 GML, Relational Databases and Legacy GIS.