Publications

These are the publications of our group:

Journal Papers

2011
Janowicz, K., Bröring, A., Stasch, C., Schade. S., Everding, T., & Llaves, A. (2011, accepted): A RESTful Proxy and Data Model for Linked Sensor Data. International Journal of Digital Earth

Bröring, A., Maué, P., Janowicz, K., Nüst, D. & Malewski, C. (2011): Semantically-Enabled Sensor Plug & Play for the Sensor Web. Sensors, 11(8), pp. 7568-7605.

Baranski, B., Foerster, T., Schäffer, B., & Lange, K. (2011). Matching INSPIRE Quality of Service Requirements with Hybrid Clouds. Transactions in GIS, 15(s1), 125-142. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2011.01265.x. [publication link | manuscript link]

Bröring, A., Echterhoff, J., Jirka, S., Simonis, I., Everding, T., Stasch, C., Liang, S. & Lemmens, R. (2011): New Generation Sensor Web Enablement. Sensors, 11(3), pp. 2652-2699.

2010
Foerster, T., Stoter, J. E., & Kraak, M. (2010). Challenges for Automated Generalisation at European Mapping Agencies – A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis. Cartographic Journal, 47(1), 41-54. doi:10.1179/000870409X12525737905123.

Foerster, T., Lehto, L., Sarjakoski, L. T., Sarjakoski, T., & Stoter, J. E. (2010). Map Generalization and Schema Transformation of Geospatial Data Combined in a Web Service. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 34(1), 79-88. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2009.06.003.

Janowicz, K., Schade, S., Bröring, A., Kessler, C., Maué, P. & Stasch, C. (2010): Semantic Enablement for Spatial Data Infrastructures. Transactions in GIS 14(2), Blackwell Publishing, pp. 111-129. [final]

Kobben, B., de By, R., Foerster, T., Huisman, O., Lemmens, R., & Morales, J. (2010). Using the SDIlight approach to teaching a geoinformatics Master. Transactions in GIS, 14(s1), 25-37. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2010.01204.x.

2009
Jirka, S., A. Bröring & C. Stasch (2009): Discovery Mechanisms for the Sensor Web. Sensors, 9(4), pp. 2661-2681.

Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., Jirka, S., & Brauner, J. (2009). Integrating Web-based Sensor Information into Geospatial Mass-market Applications through OGC Web Processing Services. International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems, 2(2 & 3), 278-287.

Brauner, J., Schaeffer, B., & Foerster, T. (2009). Web Service Chains Based on Monolithic Geoprocessing Functionality. South African Computer Journal, (43), 17-24.

2008
Schaeffer, B., & Foerster, T. (2008). A Client for Distributed Geo-Processing and Workflow Design. Journal for Location Based Services, 2(3), 194-210. doi: 10.1080/17489720802558491.

Book Chapters

2011
Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., Baranski, B., & Brauner, J. (2011). Geospatial Web Services for Distributed Processing – Applications and Scenarios. In P. Zhao & L. Di (Eds.), Geospatial Web Services: Advances in Information Interoperability (pp. 245-286). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. [publisher link | manuscript link]

Bröring, A., F. Bache, T. Bartoschek & C.P.J.M. van Elzakker (2011): The SID Creator: A Visual Approach for Integrating Sensors with the Sensor Web. In: S. Geertmann, W. Reinhardt & F. Toppen (Eds.), Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World, The 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. 18.-21. April 2011. Utrecht, Netherlands. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, Volume 1, pp 143-162. [final] [slides]

2010
Baranski, B. and Schäffer, B. (2010). Towards Service Level Agreements in Spatial Data Infrastructures. In A. Rajabifard, J. Crompvoets, M. Kalantari, and B. Kok. (Eds.). Spatially Enabling Society: Research, Emerging Trends, and Critical Assessment (pp. 149-162). Presented at GSDI 12 World Conference. Singapore. Leuven University Press.

Schäffer, B., Baranski, B., & Foerster, T. (2010). Towards Spatial Data Infrastructures in the Clouds. In M. Painho, M. Santos, & H. Pundt (Eds.), Geospatial Thinking, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography (pp. 399-418). Held at The 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Guimarães, Portugal: Springer Verlag.

2009
Schäffer, B., Baranski, B., Foerster, T., & Brauner, J. (2009). A Service-Oriented Framework for Real-time and Distributed Geoprocessing. In International Opensource Geospatial Research Symposium. Held at OGRS 2009, Nantes, France: Springer Verlag.

Bröring, A., K. Janowicz, C. Stasch & W. Kuhn (2009): Semantic Challenges for Sensor Plug and Play. Carswell, J.D., Fotheringham, S. & McArdle, G. (Eds.): 9th International Symposium on Web & Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS 2009). 7.-8. December 2009. Maynooth, Ireland. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 5886. Springer. pp. 72-86. [final]

Stasch, C., K. Janowicz, A. Broering, I. Reis & W. Kuhn (2009): A Stimulus-Centric Algebraic Approach to Sensors and Observations. 3rd International Conference on Geosensor Networks (GSN 2009). July 13.-14. 2009. Oxford (UK). Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 5659: 169-179.

2008
Foerster, T., Stoter, J. E., & Lemmens, R. (2008). An interoperable Web Service Architecture to Provide Base Maps Empowered by Automated Generalization. In A. Ruas & C. Gold (Eds.), Headway in Spatial Data Handling, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography (S. 255-76). Montpellier, France: Springer.

2007
Foerster, T., & Schaeffer, B. (2007). A client for distributed geo-processing on the web. In G. Tayler & M. Ware (Eds.), W2GIS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Bd. 4857, S. 252-263). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-76925-5.

Edited Publications

Foerster, T., Bröring, A., Baranski, B., Pross, B., Stasch, C., Everding, T., & Maes, S. (Eds.). (2011). Integrating Sensor Web and Web-based Geoprocessing. CEUR Workshop proceedings (Vol. 712). Utrecht, Netherlands: CEUR. [publisher link]

Conference Full Papers

2011
Rieke, M., Foerster, T., Geipel, J. & Prinz, T. (2011, accepted): High-precision Positioning and Real-time Data Processing of UAV-Systems. UAV-g 2011: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics. September 14-16, 2011. Zuerich, Switzerland.

Joaquin del Rio, Daniel Mihai Toma, Thomas C. O’Reilly, Arne Bröring, Antoni Manuel, Kent L. Headley & Duane Edgington (2011): Interoperable Data Management and Instrument Control Experiences at OBSEA. IEEE Oceans 2011. 6.-9. June 2011. Santander, Spain.

Daniel Mihai Toma, Tom O’Reilly, Joaquin del Rio, Kent Headley, Antoni Manuel & Arne Bröring, Duane Edgington (2011): Smart Sensors for Interoperable Smart Ocean Environment. IEEE Oceans 2011. 6.-9. June 2011. Santander, Spain.

Lasnia, D., Foerster, T., & Bröring, A. (2011). Towards Linking the Digital and Real World with OpenThingMap. In A. Schwering, E. Pebesma, & K. Behncke (Eds.), Geochange (pp. 205-209). Presented at the Geoinformatik 2011, Muenster, Germany: AKA Verlag. [manuscript link]

Everding, T., & Foerster, T. (2011). An Event Driven Architecture for Decision Support. In A. Schwering, E. Pebesma, & K. Behncke (Eds.), Geochange (pp. 7-13). Presented at the Geoinformatik 2011, Muenster, Germany: AKA Verlag. [manuscript link | slides]

Foerster, T., & Schaeffer, B. (2011). RM-ODP for WPS Process Descriptions. In A. Schwering, E. Pebesma, & Behncke (Eds.), Geochange (pp. 199-204). Presented at the Geoinformatik 2011, Muenster, Germany: AKA Verlag. [manuscript link | slides]

Foerster, T., Bruehl, A., & Schaeffer, B. (2011). RESTful Web Processing Service. In S. Geertman, W. Reinhardt, & F. Toppen (Eds.), Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World (p. 8). Presented at the 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Utrecht, Netherlands. [manuscript link | slides]

Rieke, M., Foerster, T., & Bröring, A. (2011). Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as Mobile Multi-sensor Platforms. In S. Geertman, W. Reinhardt, & F. Toppen (Eds.), Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World (p. 8). Presented at the 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Utrecht, Netherlands: AGILE. [manuscript link | slides]

Foerster, T., Remke, A., & Kaspar, G. (2011). A Hybrid Approach to Disseminate Large Volume Sensor Data for Monitoring Global Change. Proceedings of the 3rd conference on Earth Observation on Global Changes. Presented at the EOGC 2011, Munich, Germany: Department of Cartography; Technische Universität München, Germany. [manuscript link | slides]

2010

Foerster, T., Fechner, T., Fritze, H., Loock, F., & Remke, A. (2010). Low-cost satellite-based products for the Web – the example of Fire Web Service. In V. Bogorny & L. Vinhas (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics (pp. 57-66). Presented at the GeoInfo 2010, Sao Jose dos Campos: MCT/INPE.

Foerster, T., Trame, J., & Remke, A. (2010). Web-based GEONETCast Data for Geochange Research. In K. Henneboehl, L. Vinhas, E. Pebesma, & G. Camara (Eds.), GIScience for Environmental Change Symposium Proceedings, ifgiprints (Vol. 40, pp. 1-6). Presented at the GIScience for Environmental Change, Campos do Jordao (Sao Paulo), Brazil: AKA Verlag.

Bröring, A., S. Below & T. Foerster (2010): Declarative Sensor Interface Descriptors for the Sensor Web. In: Brovelli, M., Dragicevic, S., Li, S. & Veenendaal, B. (Eds.), WebMGS 2010: 1st International Workshop on Pervasive Web Mapping, Geoprocessing and Services. 26.-27. August 2010. Como, Italy. ISPRS, 2010, Volume 38. [final] [slides]

Bröring, A., T. Foerster, S. Jirka & Carsten Priess (2010): Sensor Bus: An Intermediary Layer for Linking Geosensor Networks and the Sensor Web. In: Proceedings of COM.Geo 2010, 1st International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Applications, ACM. 21.-30. June 2010. Washington, USA. [final]

Baranski, B., Deelmann, T. and Schäffer, B. (2010). Pay-per-Use Revenue Models for Geoprocessing Services in the Cloud. 1st International Workshop on Pervasive Web Mapping, Geoprocessing and Services (WebMGS 2010). Como, Italy

Foerster, T., Baranski, B., Schäffer, B., & Lange, K. (2010). Geoprocessing in Hybrid Clouds. In A. Zipf, K. Behncke, F. Hillen, & J. Schaefermeyer (Eds.), Die Welt im Netz (pp. 13-19). Presented at Geoinformatik 2010, Kiel, Germany: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Schaeffer, B., Baranski, B., & Foerster, T. (2010). Licensing OGC Geoprocessing Services as a Foundation for Commercial Use in SDIs. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications and Services (pp. 111-116). Held at the Geoprocessing 2010, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles: IEEE. doi:10.1109/GEOProcessing.2010.24

2009
Babitski, G., S. Bergweiler, J. Hoffmann, D. Schön, C. Stasch, A.C. Walkowski (2009) Ontology-based Integration of Sensor Web Services in Disaster Management. Third International Conference on GeoSpatial Semantics (GEOS 2009). December 3.-4. 2009. Mexico City (Mexico). Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 5892: 83-102.

Raape, U.; Teßmann, S.; Wytzisk, A.; Steinmetz, T.; Wnuk, M.; Hunold, M.; Strobl, C; Stasch, C.; Walkowski, A. C.;Meyer, O.;Jirka, S.(2009): Decision support for tsunami early warning in indonesia: The role of standards. Proceedings of: Cartography and Geoinformatics for Early Warning and Emergency Management, January 19-22, 2009, Prague (Czech Republic).

Chung Lan-Kun, Baranski, B., Yao-Min Fang, Yin-Huei Chang, Tien-Yin Chou and Bing Jean Lee (2009). A SOA based debris flow monitoring system – Architecture and proof-of-concept implementation. Held at Geoinformatics 2009, Washington, DC, USA

Baranski, B., Schäffer, B. and Redweik, R. (2009). Geoprocessing in the Clouds. Held at Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference, Sydney, Australia

Lan-Kun Chung, Yao-Min Fang, Yin-Huei Chang, Tien-Yin Chou, Bing Jean Lee and Baranski, B. (2009). A SOA based debris flow monitoring system – Architecture and proof-of-concept implementation. Held at The first symposium on Enterprise Architecture and Information Technology, Taipai, Taiwan

Brauner, J., Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., and Baranski, B. (2009). Towards a Research Agenda for Geoprocessing Services. In J. Haunert, B. Kieler, & J. Milde (Eds.), Proceedings of 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Held at The 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Hannover, Germany. CD, ISSN 2073-8013

Hobona, G., Jackson, M., Gould, M., Higgins, C., Brauner, J., Matheus, A., Foerster, T., et al. (2009). Establishing a Persistent Interoperability Testbed for European Geospatial Research. In J. Haunert, B. Kieler, & J. Milde (Eds.), 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Held at AGILE 2009, Hanover, Germany: IKG, Leibniz University of Hanover.

Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., Brauner, J., & Jirka, S. (2009). Integrating OGC Web Processing Services into Geospatial Mass-Market Applications. In International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems & Web Services, 2009. (S. 98-103). Held at GEOWS ’09., Cancun, Mexiko: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/GEOWS.2009.19.

Jirka, S., A. Bröring & C. Stasch (2009): Applying OGC Sensor Web Enablement to risk monitoring and disaster management. GSDI 11 World Conference. June 15.-19. 2009. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Kobben, B., Lemmens, R., Morales, J., de By, R., & Foerster, T. (2009). The SDI-light OSGEO stack at ITC. In Proceedings of Open Source GIS UK Conference 2009. Held at Open Source GIS UK Conference 2009, Nottingham, UK.

2008
Schöning, J.; Rohs, M.; Krüger, A. & Stasch, C. (2008): Improving the Communication of Spatial Information in Crisis Response by Combining Paper Maps and Mobile Devices. Mobile Response 2008: Proceedings of: International Symposium on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency Response, Bonn (Germany).

Baranski, B. (2008): Grid Computing Enabled Web Processing Service. In Mohamed Bishr, Edzer Pebesma, & Thomas Bartoschek (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Geographic Information Days, Ifgi Prints (Bd. 32, S. 243-256). Held at GI-days 2008, Muenster, Germany.

Schaeffer, B., & Foerster, T. (2008). Web processing services in the context of the 52°North geoprocessing community. In Open source geospatial : an option for developing nations. Held at Free and open source software for geospatial conference – Foss4g 2008, Cape Town, South Africa.

2007
Foerster, T., Stoter, J. E., Koebben, B., & Oosterom, P. V. (2007). A Generic Approach to Simplification of Geodata for Mobile Applications. In M. Wachowicz & L. Bodum (Eds.), AGILE 2007. Aalborg University, Denmark.

Conference Short Papers and Abstracts

2011
Stasch, C., Autermann, C., Foerster, T., & Pebesma, E. (2011). Towards a Spatiotemporal Aggregation Service in the Sensor Web. In S. Geertman, W. Reinhardt, & F. Toppen (Eds.), Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World (p. 8). Presented at the 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Utrecht, Netherlands: AGILE. [publication link] (best poster 2nd prize)

Baranski, B. (2011). INSPIRE and Service Level Management – Why it matters and how to implement it. Held at INSPIRE 2011 Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2010
Schäffer, B., Foerster, T. and Baranski, B. (2010). Hybrid Cloud Computing for FOSS4G. Presented at the FOSS4G, Barcelona, Spain.

Foerster, T., Schäffer, B., and Baranski, B. (2010). Compliance Testing of Open Source Software for Web Processing Services. Presented at the FOSS4G, Barcelona, Spain.

Schaeffer, B., Mueller, M., & Foerster, T. (2010). 52°North WPS framework with ArcGIS geoprocessing support – open source solution meets closed source software. Presented at the FOSS4G, Barcelona, Spain.

Lasnia, D., A. Bröring, S. Jirka & A. Remke (2010): Crowdsourcing Sensor Tasks to a Socio-Geographic Network. AGILE 2010: The 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. 11.-14. May 2010. Guimaraes, Portugal.

Nuest, D., F. Bache, A. Bröring, C. Stasch & S. Jirka (2010): Visualizing the Availability of Timely-Structured Sensor Data. AGILE 2010: The 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. 11.-14. May 2010. Guimaraes, Portugal.

Foerster, T., Schäffer, B. and Baranski, B. (2010). Web-based Geoprocessing with Open Source Software – a 52°North perspective. Held at the Second Open Source GIS UK Conference. Nottingham, UK

Baranski, B. and Schäffer, B. (2010). Cloud Computing in der Geoinformatik. Held at ESRI 2010, Darmstadt, Germany.

Bröring, A., Jirka, S., & Foerster, T. (2010). The Sensor Bus – Integrating Geosensors and the Sensor Web. Presented at the Second Open Source GIS UK Conference – OSGIS 2010, Nottingham, UK.

Bröring, A., Foerster, T. & Jirka, S. (2010). Towards an easy Integration of Geosensors in the Sensor Web. In: A. Zipf, K. Behncke, F. Hillen, & J. Schaefermeyer (Eds.), Die Welt im Netz (pp. 196-197). Presented at the Geoinformatik 2010, Kiel, Germany: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Bröring, A. and S. Jirka (2010): Verwebung von Sozialen Netzwerken und dem Sensor Web. Proceedings of FOSSGIS 2010. March 2.-5. 2010. Osnabrueck, Germany.

2009
Juerrens, E.H., A. Bröring, T. Everding, S. Jirka, & C. Stasch (2009): Building Human Sensor Webs with 52° North SWE Implementations. FOSS4G 2009. October 20.-23. 2009. Sydney, Australia.

Bröring, A.,  E.H. Juerrens, S. Jirka & C. Stasch (2009): Development of Sensor Web Applications with Open Source Software. (Best Paper Award). Proceedings of: First Open Source GIS UK Conference. June 22. 2009. Nottingham, UK.

Daiber, F., C. Stasch, C., A.C. Walkowski, J. Schöning and A. Krüger (2009): Multi-Touch- und Multi-User-Interaktion zur Verbesserung des kollaborativen Arbeitens in Katastrophenstäben. Geoinformatik 2009: Proceedings of Geoinformatik 2009, March 31.- April 3., Osnabrück (Germany).

Baranski, B. (2009). Guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS) in a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) by using Service Level Agreements (SLA). Held at GSDI 11 World Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Foerster, T., & Stoter, J. E. (2009). Providing customized base maps in a SDI for physical planning. In GSDI 11. Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Lemmens, R., Maathuis, B., Mannaerts, C., Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., & Wytzisk, A. (2009). Web-based spatial analysis with the ILWIS open source GIS software and satellite images from GEONETCast. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts (pp. #IN51C-01). Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA: American Geophysical Union.

Bröring, A., S. Jirka, S. Benmoh & E.H. Juerrens (2009): UWeather – A Web Portal for your Weather Data. GISRUK 2009. April 1.-3. 2009. Durham, UK

2008
Stasch, C.; Bröring, A & Walkowski, A. C. (2008): Providing Mobile Sensor Data in a Standardized Way – The SOSmobile Web Service Interface, Proceedings of: 10th AGILE Conference, Girona (Spain).

Schäffer, B. (2008). Towards a transactional Web Processing Service (WPS-T). In: Pebesma, E., Bishr, M. & T. Bartoschek (Eds.): GI-Days 2008 – Proceedings of the 6th Geographic Information Days. IfGIprints Nr. 32, Institut für Geoinformatik, Münster

Schäffer B. (2008) Introduction to the OGC Web Processing Service. 4th Interational gvSIG Conferfence. December, 3-5, 2008, Valencia, Spain.

Brauner, J. (2008). Providing GRASS with a Web Processing Service Interface. In: Pebesma, E., Bishr, M. & T. Bartoschek (Eds.): GI-Days 2008 – Proceedings of the 6th Geographic Information Days. IfGIprints Nr. 32, Institut für Geoinformatik, Münster.

Brauner, J. and Schäffer, B. (2008). Integration of GRASS functionality in web based SDI service chains. In: Proceedings of the FOSS4G 2008 – 29 September – 4 October 2008, Cape Town, South Africa.

Baranski, B. and Schäffer, B. (2008). Orchestrating GRID Computing Enabled Web Processing Services. Held at Geoinformatics 2008, Potsdam, Germany.

Schäffer B.; J. Brauner (2008) Integration von GRASS Funktionalitäten in web-basierten GDI-Diensteketten. FOSSGIS 2008. April 1 – 3, 2008. Freiburg, Germany.

Bröring, A. & O. Meyer (2008): Bereitstellung und Visualisierung hydrologischer Zeitreihen mit Hilfe standardisierter Webdienste. Angewandte Geoinformatik 2008. Beitraege zum 20. AGIT Symposium Salzburg. July 2.-4. 2008. Salzburg, Austria. Wichmann.

2007
Schaeffer, B., & Foerster, T. (2007). Bringing the Web Processing Service to a new stage – new 52°North WPS Features. In Free and Open Source Software for Geoinformatics.

Bastian Schaeffer, Rob Lemmens (2007) An integrated client for Web Processing Services – Upgrading uDig with Processing power . Presented at Foss4g2007:free and open software for geoinformatics, Victoria, Canada, September 2007.

Workshop Papers

2010
Foerster, T., S. Jirka, C. Stasch, B. Pross, T. Everding, A. Bröring & E. H. Juerrens (2010): Integrating Human Observations and Sensor Observations – the Example of a Noise Mapping Community. In: Towards Digital Earth Workshop at Future Internet Symposium 2010 (CEUR Proceedings 640). 20th September 2010. Berlin, Germany.

Janowicz, K., A. Bröring, C. Stasch and T. Everding (2010): Towards Meaningful URIs for Linked Sensor Data. In: Towards Digital Earth Workshop at Future Internet Symposium 2010 (CEUR Proceedings 640). 20th September 2010. Berlin, Germany.

Jirka, S., A. Bröring, & T. Foerster (2010): Handling the Semantics of Sensor Observables within SWE Discovery Solutions. Workshop on Sensor Web Enablement 2010 (SWE2010). In: Proceedings of The 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010), pp. 322 – 329. 17.-21. May 2010. Chicago, USA.

Bröring, A., T. Foerster & S. Jirka (2010): Interaction Patterns for Bridging the Gap between Sensor Networks and the Sensor Web. In: Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications: WoT 2010: First International Workshop on the Web of Things, pp 732 – 737. March 29. – April 2. 2010. Mannheim, Germany. [final] [slides]

2009
Janowicz, K., S. Schade, A. Bröring, C. Keßler, C. Stasch, P. Maue and T. Diekhof (2009): A Transparent Semantic Enablement Layer for the Geospatial Web. Terra Cognita 2009 Workshop. In conjunction with the 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009), October 26, Washington D.C. (USA).

Juerrens, E.H., A. Bröring & S. Jirka (2009): A Human Sensor Web for Water Availability Monitoring. Proceedings of: OneSpace 2009 – 2nd International Workshop on Blending Physical and Digital Spaces on the Internet. September 1. 2009. Berlin, Germany.

Foerster, T., Stoter, J., & Morales, J. (2009). Enhancing Cartographic Generalization Processing with Grid Computing Power. In Proceedings of Grid Technologies for Geospatial Applications – pre-conference workshop AGILE 2009. Held at Grid Technologies for Geospatial Applications – pre-conference workshop AGILE 2009, Hanover, Germany.

Foerster, T., Bröring, A., Jirka, S., & Mueller, J. (2009). Sensor Web and Geoprocessing Services for Pervasive Advertising. Held at Workshop for pervasive advertising, Luebeck, Germany.

Schäffer, B. and Baranski, B. (2009). Towards spatial related business processes in SDIs. Held at The 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Hannover, Germany

2008
Jirka, S.; Stasch, C. (2008): Discovery Mechanisms for the Sensor Web. Proceedings of: Sensing A Changing World, Wageningen (Netherlands).

Foerster, T., Burghardt, D., Neun, M., Regnauld, N., Swan, J., & Weibel, R. (2008). Towards an Interoperable Web Generalisation Services Framework – Current work in progress. In Proceedings of the 11th ICA workshop on generalization and Multiple representation. Montpellier, France.

2007
Foerster, T., Stoter, J., & Lemmens, R. (2007). Towards automatic web-based generalization processing: a case study. In 10th ICA Workshop on Generalisation and Multi Representation.

2006
Bröring, A., & Foerster, T. (2006). An Integrated Software Framework for OGC Web Services. In Foss4g2006. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Foerster, T. (2006). An open software framework for Web Service-based geo-processes. In Free and Open Source Software for Geoinformatics. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Foerster, T., & Stoter, J. E. (2006). Establishing an OGC Web Processing Service for generalization processes. In ICA workshop on Generalization and Multiple Representation. Portland, Oregon, USA.

2005
Ostlaender, N., Tegtmeyer, S., & Foerster, T. (2005). Developing an SDI for time-variant and multilingual information dissemination and data distribution. In EC-GI & GIS Workshop, ESDI: Setting the Framework. Alghero, Sardinia.

Professional Publications

2011
Maso, J., Pons, X., Schaeffer, B., Foerster, T., & Lucchi, R. (2011). Haiti Earthquake: Harmonizing post-event distributed data processing. IEEE Earthzine. [publication link]

2010
Foerster, T., & Schaeffer, B. (2010). OWS-7 Feature and Statistical Analysis Engineering Report (OGC Engineering Report No. 10-074) (p. 41). OGC.

Kiehle, C., & Foerster, T. (2010). OWS-7 Web Processing Service Profiling Engineering Report (OGC Engineering Report No. 10-059r2) (p. 13). OGC.

Foerster, T., Schaeffer, B., & Baranski, B. (2010). Geoprocessing in Spatial Data Infrastructures. V1 Magazine.

2009
Brauner, J., Schaeffer, B., & Foerster, T. (2009). Web Service Chains Based on Monolithic Geoprocessing Functionality. South African Computer Journal, (43), 17-24.

Jirka, S. & A. Bröring (2009): Sensor Observable Registry. OGC Discussion Paper. Open Geospatial Consortium: 09-112.

Baranski, B. (Ed.) (2009). OWS-6 WPS Grid Processing Profile Engineering Report (OGC Engineering Report No. 09-041r3)

Stasch, C. and Bröring, A. (2009): Tutorial: Building a Web of Sensors. GEOS 2009. Third International Conference on GeoSpatial Semantics. December 3.-4. 2009. Mexico City, Mexico.

Jirka, S., A. Bröring & C. Stasch (2009): Workshop: Sensor Web Enablement – Strengthening the SDI. GSDI 11 World Conference. June 15.-19. 2009. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Bröring, A., S. Jirka, C. Stasch and T. Everding (2009): Workshop: Sensor Web Enablement – Bringing Sensors into SDIs. FOSS4G 2009. October 20.-23. 2009. Sydney, Australia.

Stasch, C.; Walkowski, A.C. (2009): Sensor Web Enablement – Konzepte, Anwendungen und Ausblick. Invited Talk at: Geoinformatik 2009, Osnabrück (Germany).

Foerster, T., Stoter, J., & Morales, J. (2009). Enhancing Cartographic Generalization Processing with Grid Computing Power and Beyond. GIS.Science, 2009(3), 98-101.

Jirka, S. & A. Bröring (2009): SensorML Profile for Discovery. OGC Public Engineering Report. Open Geospatial Consortium: 09-033. [final]

2008
Swan, J., Foerster, T., Lemmens, R., Hobona, G., Anand, S., & Jackson, M. (2008). Discovery and Invocation of schematization services: A use case for OGC-EuroSDR-AGILE persistent testbed in europe. GeoConnexion International Magazine, 7(10), 24-28.

Jirka, S.; Stasch, C. (2008): Application of Open Source OGC Sensor Web Implementations for Disaster Management and Environmental Monitoring. Proceedings of: FOSS4G 2008. Cape Town (South Africa).

Stasch, C. (2008): Lab „Practical Introduction into 52° North’s Sensor Observation Service“. FOSS4G 2008. Cape Town (South Africa).

Schäffer, B. (2008). Transactional WPS Extension. OGC Discussion Paper OGC#08-123

2007
Lemmens, R., Hitchcock, A., Foerster, T., & Wytzisk, A. (2007). 52°North platform innoveert via open source GIS toepassingen. Vi Matrix, 15(3), 42-44.