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Adaptive Development of a Regional Spatial Data Infrastructure Facing Local Prospects and Socio-Technological Trends

List of Authors: Kalliola R, Käyhkö N, Jokela S

Publisher: Sciendo

Publication year: 2019

Journal: Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series

Volume number: 44

Issue number: 44

Number of pages: 8

ISSN: 1732-4254

eISSN: 2083-8298



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The regional Lounaispaikka-SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure) in south-west Finland is being developed by a dynamic assembly of the region’s geospatial expertise and its networking, spatial data and geoportal services. Emerging as a data-centric constellation that supported the region’s geographical information professionals, this assembly has developed into a geospatial service with more broadly-focused public information on the region. This development has had five adaptive phases, each as a response to changing local needs and fast-evolving trends in information and communication technologies. Alongside these processes, the Lounaispaikka-SDI has also reinforced the region’s geospatial competencies with benefits offered to academia, public sector institutions, and companies.

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