Development of a Map Viewer for Archipielago de Cabrera National Park, Balearic Islands, Spain
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Editor/sDawn J. Wright
Parque Natural Cabrera/Natural Park Cabrera
This chapter describes the development of a map viewer (accessible in Spanish at http://www .ideo-cabrera.ieo.es) for the Archipelago de Cabrera National Park, Balearic Islands, Spain. The park is a region with various forms of protection, demonstrating the importance of this area and the need to expand knowledge about it and facilitate the management and monitoring of a wide range of environmental threats and hazards. The development of the map viewer (leveraging ArcGIS Viewer for Flex software) is one of the pioneering initiatives in Spain relating GIS technology to the marine environment. It is the result of extensive interinstitutional collaboration between the EU-US Marine Biodiversity research group of the Instituto Franklin-Universidad de Alcalá, the Instituto Español de Oceanografía, and the Organismo Autónomo de Parques Nacionales. Keywords for this chapter include GIS, web mapping, map viewer, Visor, metadata, WMS, INSPIRE, ArcGIS, Geoportal, Cabrera, parque nacional, ...
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