Building rich and interactive web applications with CoverageJSON

2017-07-28T17:11:35Z (GMT) by john blower
<sub>Web browsers are becoming increasingly capable as visualisation and analysis platforms</sub> <div>Lots of tools and libraries are built around images and “simple features”</div> <div>–GeoJSON, KML, OpenLayers, Leaflet ...</div> <div>•Formats and tools for scientific / meteorological data are not always web-friendly</div> <div>–Complex, binary, desktop-oriented</div> <div>–Large variety, usually community-specific</div> <div>•</div> <div>•=> Lots of people building ad-hoc solutions for web applications</div> <div>•</div> <div>•We want to bring scientific data within the reach of more Web and mobile app developers</div> <div>–Web-friendly formats (i.e. JSON)</div> <div>–More powerful and reusable visualisation/analysis tools</div>