A Multi-View Framework to Assess Spatial Data Infrastructures

Edited by: Joep Crompvoets, Abbas Rajabifard, Bastiaan van Loenen, Tatiana Delgado Fernández

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Table of contents






Notes on Editors

Authors’ Short Biography

Part 1: Theoretical Background and Framework to Assess SDIs

Chapter 1 Spatial Data Infrastructure for a Spatially Enabled Government and Society.

Chapter 2 The multi-faceted nature of SDIs and their assessment — dealing with dilemmas.

Chapter 3 SDI for public governance — implications for evaluation research.

Chapter 4 SDI evaluation and budgeting processes: linkages and lessons.

Chapter 5 Theoretical introduction to the Multi-view Framework to assess SDIs.

Part 2: Approaches to Assess SDIs

Chapter 6 The Spatial Data Infrastructure Readiness model and its worldwide application

Chapter 7 Clearinghouse suitability index

Chapter 8 INSPIRE State of Play: Generic approach to assess the status of NSDIs

Chapter 9 Assessment of Spatial Data Infrastructures From an Organisational Perspective

Chapter 10 Evaluation and Performance Indicators to Assess Spatial Data Infrastructure Initiatives

Chapter 11 A Framework for Designing Performance Indicators for Spatial Data Infrastructure Assessment

Chapter 12 Assessing the organisational aspects of SDI: metaphors matter

Chapter 13 A legal approach to assessing Spatial DataInfrastructures.

Chapter 14 SDI Effectiveness from the User Perspective

Part 3: SDI-Assessment in Practice

Chapter 15 Towards key variables to assess National Spatial Data Infrastructures (NSDIs) in developing countries

Chapter 16 INSPIRE Directive: Specific requirements to monitor its implementation

Chapter 17 Changing demands for Spatial Data Infrastructure assessment: experience from The Netherlands

Chapter 18 Applying the Multi-view Spatial Data Infrastructure Assessment Framework in several American countries and The Netherlands

Part 4: Future View to SDI Assessment

Chapter 19 Future directions for Spatial Data Infrastructure Assessment