ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-4/W1, 139-144, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-4-W1-139-2016
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05 Sep 2016
USING PARTICIPATORY APPROACH TO IMPROVE AVAILABILITY OF SPATIAL DATA FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT
T. Kliment1,3, V. Cetl1, H. Tomič1, J. Lisiak2, and M. Kliment3 1University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy, Kačićeva 26, HR-10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
2The city of Požega, Trg Sv. Trojstva 1, 34000 Požega, Croatia
3Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Horticulture and Landscape Engineering Faculty, Tulipánová 7, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
Keywords: Authoritative Geospatial Data, Participatory Approach, Local SDI, Web and Mobile GIS Abstract. Nowadays, the availability of authoritative geospatial features of various data themes is becoming wider on global, regional and national levels. The reason is existence of legislative frameworks for public sector information and related spatial data infrastructure implementations, emergence of support for initiatives as open data, big data ensuring that online geospatial information are made available to digital single market, entrepreneurs and public bodies on both national and local level. However, the availability of authoritative reference spatial data linking the geographic representation of the properties and their owners are still missing in an appropriate quantity and quality level, even though this data represent fundamental input for local governments regarding the register of buildings used for property tax calculations, identification of illegal buildings, etc. We propose a methodology to improve this situation by applying the principles of participatory GIS and VGI used to collect observations, update authoritative datasets and verify the newly developed datasets of areas of buildings used to calculate property tax rates issued to their owners. The case study was performed within the district of the City of Požega in eastern Croatia in the summer 2015 and resulted in a total number of 16072 updated and newly identified objects made available online for quality verification by citizens using open source geospatial technologies.
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Citation: Kliment, T., Cetl, V., Tomič, H., Lisiak, J., and Kliment, M.: USING PARTICIPATORY APPROACH TO IMPROVE AVAILABILITY OF SPATIAL DATA FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-4/W1, 139-144, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-4-W1-139-2016, 2016.

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