A user, using this mobile application, must choose what he/she is going to report by choosing one of the following categories: Road Obstacles, Natural Objects, Damage to Nature or the Surface Type.
This Pilot provides a mobile application able to consume services, but also have WMS, and WFS available on the Icelandic Geoportal according to INSPIRE implementing rules. Using the mobile application, the user have to choose what he/she is going to report by selecting one of the available categories. Moreover the user‘s location is recorded using a geo-located picture of his/hers mobile device.
Where possible (reporting Natural Objects and Damage to Nature), a user can extend his/hers reporting using a description box within the App. A picture of an object, taken by a user can also be uploaded with the reporting.
This pilot uses mainly Crowdsourcing service in the mobile app and, to make accessible the national dataset in INSPIRE format, harmonization and validation toolkit has been used. For testing, an ingestion service has been used to deploy on the Administrative Unit dataset.
The first use case has been represented to expose the INSPIRE Data themes for the pilot in the geoportal which is also the metadata catalogue; in accordance with the metadata procedure annex 1, the metadata for all the data involved in the pilot are also available in the eENVplus metadata catalogue. To enforce the metadata action the new metadata documents are uploaded on NLSI catalogue. The data themes involved in the pilot are:
The mobile application workflow is:
“Crowdsourcing on environmental objects in Iceland”: this use case covers the entire set of functionalities provided by the eENVplus mobile app and crowdsourcing service. The workflow is described in the previous numbered list