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It's About Time for Time

It's About Time for Time



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  • It's About Time for Time Mikel Maron [email_address] http://brainoff.com/weblog/ worldKit / OpenStreetMap / GeoRSS FOSS4G, September 15, 2006
  • The weakness of current cartography is its poor representation of time. The surface of the earth is treated as a static thing. -Anselm Hook http://hook.org/anselm/essays/20060709_limits.html http://www.cityofsound.com/blog/2006/01/two_possible_go.html
  • Historical Photography Wildfire Migration Flooding Population Displacement Language Evolution Epidemiology Urban Sprawl Fleet Management Meteorology Land Use Patterns Political Affiliation Changes Census Traffic Transport Rainforest Destruction Events Band Tours War Border Shifts Invasive Species Spread Sensor Readings Disaster Management Real Time Data Archeaology Why?
  • Time and Space Have Been A Single Problem For Centuries
  • GPS is about measuring time too
  • A Survey and Practical Call for Action Make your Apps Time Cognizant in any small way WMS-Time and GeoRSS are ways in to all this.
  • http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/conf/SANTA_FE_CD-ROM/sf_papers/yuan_may/may.html http://www.geo.unizh.ch/~imfeld/diss/node26.htm http://www.time-gis.de/ Temporal GIS Heavy on Conceptual Frameworks, Data Models Very lite on implementation/experimentation Doesn't incorporate common data formats, etc.
  • http://www.opengeodata.org/?p=26 http://www.pfc.forestry.ca/entomology/mpb/historical/images/mpb986.gif http://mike.teczno.com/notes/paleogeoevo.html http://www.temporalgis.org/index.html The Traditional .. Animated GIF, Movie
  • Geographically situated statistical charts, ReliefWeb http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/LPAA-6SFKUD?OpenDocument&RSS20=25-P
  • David Rumsey, Historical Map Overlays http://www.davidrumsey.com/
  • TimeMap.net http://timemap.net/ TimeMap
  • http://www.discoverysoftware.co.uk/STEMgis.htm STEM GIS
  • BBC Time Maps http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/world/06/urbanisation/html/urbanisation.stm http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/wild/helping/springwatch/results_leaf.shtml http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/world/05/bird_flu_map/html/1.stm
  • http://graphics.nytimes.com/packages/html/world/20060804_MIDEAST_GRAPHIC/index.html NYTimes Too
  • Iraq War Coalition Fatalities http://www.obleek.com/iraq/
  • Free API Satellite Imagery Updates http://brainoff.com/weblog/2006/06/05/1156
  • lacking .. Simple Data Formats no hacking .. Iterative Development on those Simple Standards Why not yet?
  • WMS for Time Navigation
    • time=2006-09-15+11:07:00
    • value - a single value
    • value1,value2,value3,... - a list of multiple values.
    • min/max/resolution - an interval defined by its lower and upper bounds and its resolution.
    • min1/max1/res1,min2/max2/res2,... - a list of multiple intervals.
  • Mapserver supports WMS Time http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/docs/howto/wms_time_support LAYER NAME earthquakes METADATA "wms_title" "Earthquakes" "wms_timeextent" "2004-01-01/2004-02-01" "wms_timeitem" "TIME" "wms_timedefault" "2004-01-01 14:10:00" END ..ETC.. END
  • MapBuilder Time Series Demo http://geoservices.cgdi.ca/mapbuilder/demo/timeSeries/
  • Blue Marble Next Generation Navigator http://worldkit.org/wmstimenav/
  • Daily MODIS Imagery collected at OnEarth http://onearth.jpl.nasa.gov/WK/daily_aqua/
  • GML can support Time <gml:validTime> <gml:TimeInstant> <gml:timePosition>2005-12-13T00:00:00Z</gml:timePosition> </gml:TimeInstant> </gml:validTime> http://www.geoplace.com/uploads/featurearticle/0603gml.asp
  • GeoRSS for Time Navigation http://georss.org/ <item> <pubDate>Fri, 15 Sep 2006 11:08:00 +01:00</pubDate> <georss:point>46.51766 -6.57133</georss:point> ..etc.. </item> <entry> <issued>2006-9-15T11:08:00+01:00</issued> <georss:point>46.51766 -6.57133</georss:point> ..etc.. </entry>
  • Avian Flu http://brainoff.com/avianflu/
  • History of Urbanization http://worldkit.org/population/
  • European Union Ascension – Polygons http://sterngasse.at/ploneworldkit/examples/european_union
  • Upcoming.org http://worldkit.org/upcoming/
  • <xCal:dtstart>2006-11-27T20:00:00Z</xCal:dtstart> <xCal:dtend>2006-11-28T23:00:00Z</xCal:dtend> Upcoming uses xCal for finer time definition http://xml.coverpages.org/iCal.html
  • http://worldkit.org/londonplanning/ London Hamlets Planning Applications
  • JRC Online Tsunami Model http://tsunami.jrc.it/
  • Google Earth does Time!! <TimeSpan id=&quot;ID&quot;> <begin>...</begin> <!-- kml:dateTime --> <end>...</end> <!-- kml:dateTime --> </TimeSpan> <TimeStamp id=ID> <when>...</when> <!-- kml:dateTime --> </TimeStamp>
  • http://brainoff.com/media/20060715.kml
  • Putting Time First
  • http://www.tom-carden.co.uk/p5/tube_map_travel_times/applet/ Time Travel Tube Map
  • MySociety Travel Time Map http://www.mysociety.org/2006/travel-time-maps/
  • Anamorphosis Maps of European Rail Travel Times http://tecfa.unige.ch/perso/staf/nova/blog/2004/12/14/space-and-place-anamorphosis-maps-of-europe/
  • http://www.personalworldmap.org/ Personal World Map
  • What Restaurants are Open Now Right Now?! http://mv-hours.easilyamused.org/ http://www.gophernow.com/index.php?userLocation=San+Francisco%2C+CA
  • Flickr Space and Time Datamining http://www.flickr.com/photos/krazydad/4992355/
  • Thanks for your time! Mikel Maron [email_address] http://brainoff.com/weblog/ worldKit / OpenStreetMap / GeoRSS FOSS4G, September 15, 2006