[OSGeo-Discuss] time in gis

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Dec 16 11:54:10 PST 2007

On Dec 16, 2007 2:22 AM, Ralston, Bruce A <bralston at utk.edu> wrote:
> Drs. Shih-Lung Shaw (University of Tennessee) and Hongbo Yu (Oklahoma State)
> have done some interesting work that extends a linear referencing approach
> to events in temporal gis.  While their application does use ESRI software,
> one should be able to extend the concept of linear referencing on time paths
> to any spatial database that supports linear referencing.

PostGIS offers this as well as GRASS:
* http://postgis.refractions.net/docs/ch06.html#id3060376
* http://grass.osgeo.org/grass63/manuals/html63_user/vectorintro.html
   -> Linear reference system (LRS)


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