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Searching all the Web's Spatial Data

By Stephen McDonald, GIS Fellow at the CGA.

Location: CGIS South Building, Room S050

This talk will discuss our efforts to discover and make searchable all the web's spatial data.  Techniques for efficiently processing several billion websites and building a large Spatial index will be discussed.  Steve will describe processing with the CommonCrawl.org archive of the web using Hadoop and Solr to perform searches of spatial data and our plans for harvesting OGC compliant servers.

Lunch will be served.

DownloadsPresentation Slides (PDF) | Video (MP4)

Harvard Event Category  ABCD GIS
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Event date  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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