OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia Map

Gunther Maier

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This paper presents OpenStreetMap and closely related software as a resource for spatial economic research. The paper demonstrates how information can be extracted from OpenStreetMap, how it can be used as a geographical interface in web-based communication, and illustrates the value of the tools by use of a specific application, the WU campus GIS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R3-10
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (ÖFOS)

  • 507026 Economic geography
  • 507
  • 507023 Location development
  • 504004 Population statistics
  • 507016 Regional economy
  • 502017 Logistics
  • 502037 Location planning
  • 507011 Spatial research

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