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The SOS4R project is only possible because of the generous donation of the 52° North Student Innovation Prize. But who is “52°North”. I got involved with 52N a while ago because of the close relations between the working group at my institute, SWSL, and 52N working with projects of sensor simulation and networking, sensor observation storare, and sensor registries.

What is 52°North?

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52°North Initiative for Geospatial Open Source Software GmbH is an international research and development company whose mission is to promote the conception, development and application of free open source geo-software for research, education, training and practical use. 52°North backs an open initiative, which is driven by leading research organizations and individuals in the international GIS field. Cooperation partners participate in research and development with focii on Sensor Web Enablement (SWE), Web Security and Geo-Rights Management, as well as Geo-Processing .

Welcome to the brand new developer blog of the project SOS4R – an OGC Sensor Observation Service client for the R-project. In this blog I will regularly present the progress I make on the project. I really look forward to develop with R (as that is new to me) and hopefully my work will be able to bring the two communities Sensor Web and Geostatistics closer together.

For starters I’d like to present my project proposal that I applied with in December 2009: Read the rest of this entry »