Building rich and interactive web applications with CoverageJSON

Web browsers are becoming increasingly capable as visualisation and analysis platforms<br>Lots of tools and libraries are built around images and “simple features”<br>GeoJSON, KML, OpenLayers, Leaflet ...<br>Formats and tools for scientific / meteorological data are not always web-friendly<br>Complex, binary, desktop-oriented<br>Large variety, usually community-specific<br><br>=> Lots of people building ad-hoc solutions for web applications<br><br>We want to bring scientific data within the reach of more Web and mobile app developers<br>Web-friendly formats (i.e. JSON)<br>More powerful and reusable visualisation/analysis tools<br>Support for semantic content<br>