We have all of this amazing geospatial content...
Geospatial data is complex...
- Many formats
- At varying scales
- Distributed all around the world
Geospatial content is not just GIS data...
“Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things.”
Eggs and Bacon Bay, Australia
Pink Floyd, Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, NJ 1975
A map that does everything
Doesn't do anything well
We need specialized discovery tools
A world-class discovery platform for geospatial data
Blacklight + OpenGeoportal Communities
A plugin for Blacklight
Provides a map view for Blacklight results