An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it details the geoscience requirements of cloud computing, c

chapter 3|18 pages

Enabling technologies

chapter 4|24 pages

How to use cloud computing

chapter 5|18 pages

Cloud-enabling geoscience applications

chapter 7|14 pages

ArcGIS in the cloud

chapter 8|18 pages

Cloud-enabling GEOSS Clearinghouse

chapter 9|18 pages

Cloud-enabling Climate@Home

chapter 10|18 pages

Cloud-enabling dust storm forecasting

chapter 11|22 pages

Cloud services

chapter 12|22 pages

How to test the readiness of cloud services

chapter 13|18 pages

Open-source cloud computing solutions

chapter 15|14 pages

GeoCloud initiative