Category Archives: GeoJSON-T

linkedplaces.draw (part 1)

In Part 2, I describe the functionality in linkedplaces.draw to date. At some point, a collaboratively authored functional spec for a ‘proper’ crowd-sourcing tool will come together on GitHub. I have been building a pilot tool for digitizing features from … Continue reading

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linkedplaces.draw (part 2)

In Part 1 of this posting, I introduce the linkedplaces.draw (LPDraw) tool and briefly explain its motivation. This is a pilot software project, and has been put together fairly quickly to support historical mapathons we are undertaking at the University … Continue reading

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Linked Places v0.2

I’ve just re-launched Linked Places (http://linkedplaces.org), a sandbox web application for experiments in representing historical geographic movement: journeys, named routes (and route systems), and flows. Linked Places displays several exemplar datasets formatted as GeoJSON-T, my proposed temporal extension to the … Continue reading

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A Case for GeoJSON-T

GeoJSON has become a popular standard format for representing geographic features in web mapping applications. It is supported by the key JavaScript libraries Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, and D3, and to some extent by desktop GIS software (QGIS, ArcMap). GitHub renders … Continue reading

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Linking Linked Places

A little context The tag line for the Pelagios Commons web site is, “Linking the Places of our Past,” and that project is indeed facilitating the linking of historical place attestations published in digital gazetteers. From my perspective (and many … Continue reading

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