NOAA creates online home for geospatial data

Developing an online home for geospatial data has been part of the Obama administration’s open government push. TechPresident reports that the official launch of a new site at GeoPlatform.gov this week coincides with a push by several government agencies to distribute data on the Gulf coast oil mess. GeoPlatform.gov/gulfresponse is a new online tool that provides you with near-real time information about the response effort. Developed by NOAA with the EPA, U.S. Coast Guard, and...

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Developing an online home for geospatial data has been part of the Obama administration’s open government push. TechPresident reports that the official launch of a new site at GeoPlatform.gov this week coincides with a push by several government agencies to distribute data on the Gulf coast oil mess. full list of stories.