The WISERD Geoportal: An innovative tool for discovering social science research data

Robert Berry, Richard Fry, Gary Higgs, Scott Orford, Samuel Jones

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    Abstract

    This paper describes the development of the WISERD Geoportal (WGP) – an innovative web-based GIS for improving the discovery of social science research data in Wales. The research focuses on the key methods used in the building of the WGP, including the creation of a rich database containing metadata for socio-economic data in Wales and the development of the application using an open source software stack. In the conference presentation we will offer our thoughts on the future developments of the WGP, its ongoing sustainability and its potential importance in the social science research landscape.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages11 - 19
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2012
    EventGIS Research UK 20th Annual Conference, - University of Lancaster
    Duration: 11 Apr 201213 Apr 2012
    Conference number: 20th

    Conference

    ConferenceGIS Research UK 20th Annual Conference,
    Abbreviated titleGISRUK
    Period11/04/1213/04/12

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