Quotation Maier, Gunther. 2014. OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia Map. REGION 1 (1): http://openjournals.wu.ac.at/ojs/index.php/region/article/view/70.




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.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication eJournal article
Journal REGION
Language English
Title OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia Map
Volume 1
Number 1
Year 2014
Pages R3-10
Reviewed? Y
URL http://openjournals.wu.ac.at/ojs/index.php/region/article/view/70
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.18335/region.v1i1.70


Maier, Gunther (Details)
Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development IN (Details)
Research Institute for Spatial and Real Estate Economics FI (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1807 Economic geography (Details)
5329 Economics of location (Details)
5330 Site selection (Details)
5332 Transport economics (Details)
5606 Spatial research (Details)
5611 Urban and regional analysis (Details)
5612 Economics of location (Details)
5618 Regional economy (Details)
5702 Population statistics (Details)
5915 Economic geography (Details)
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