NOAA creates online home for geospatial data

Wednesday - 6/16/2010, 2:16pm EDT

Developing an online home for geospatial data has been part of the Obama administration's open government push. TechPresident reports that the official launch of a new site at GeoPlatform.gov this week coincides with a push by several government agencies to distribute data on the Gulf coast oil mess. GeoPlatform.gov/gulfresponse is a new online tool that provides you with near-real time information about the response effort. Developed by NOAA with the EPA, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Department of Interior, the site offers you a "one-stop shop" for spill response information.

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