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PostGIS: Geographic Objects for PostgreSQL
Entry ID: POSTGIS

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Summary
Abstract: PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational
database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server,
allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information
systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or Oracle's Spatial extension. PostGIS
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Description: PostGIS download.

Description: PostGIS documentation.
Service Citation
Originators: Refractions Research
Title: PostGIS: Geographic Objects for PostgreSQL
Release_Date: 2004-05-27
Provider: Refractions Research
URL: http://www.postgis.org/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >CATALOGING Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition
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Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Parameter Definition
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Use Constraints PostGIS is opensource and released under the GNU General Public License.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
PostgreSQL
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Service Provider
RR > Refractions Research Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://refractions.net/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: REFRACTIONS RESEARCH
Phone: 250-383-3022
Fax: 250-383-2140
Email: info at refractions.net
Contact Address:
Suite 400 - 1207 Douglas Street
City: Victoria
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V8W 2E7
Country: CANADA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-07-09
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-03-18
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