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The term ‘spatially enabled society’ describes the emerging cultural and govermentalrevolutions offered by pervasive spatialinformation technologies and spatially equipped citizens. Spatially enabled societies make possible, sustainable cities, early warning systems e.g. in relation to the globalfinancial crisis, smarter delivery of housing, improved risk management, and better macroeconomic decision making. The concept is not about managing spatial information - it is about managing information, or governing society, spatially.

Temaet for dette nummer er Spatially Enabled Society. Det georelaterede samfund, kunne en dansk oversættelse lyde. Temaet diskuterer den ramme, vi alle arbejder under, i vores arbejde med geografisk information.Det er en form for reflekterende status over, hvor vi er - og hvor vi skal hen.

Published: 08-09-2011