CLC2018 Support Package is a software tool for European CLC2018 change
detection and mapping. It is a significantly modified and improved
version of the CLC2012 Support Package.
CLC2018 software is a set of standalone applications developed with
Embarcadero Delphi 10 and TatukGIS Developer Kernel 11.
Thus user does not need to purchase, install and tune any other software
to carry out CLC2018 change mapping.
Commonly a GIS software is designed primarily for viewing GIS databases with
tools for creating maps, menus for handling databases and graphical editing
tools. If software has editing possibilities too, these are general tools,
not specialized for individual tasks. On the contrary, CLC2018 Support
Package is a specialized, task oriented software, that significantly
facilitates updating, change detection and mapping, quality control and
correction of CORINE land cover databases by means of computer-assisted
visual photointerpretation. Consequently, this software is not
applicable for creating, viewing or editing GIS databases in general.
For theese purposes one can use any common commercial (e.g. ESRI ArcGIS)
or free (e.g. QGIS) software.
Professional integrated software development environment for creating
applications for arbitrary purposes. Delphi was originally developed
by Borland Software Corporation as a rapid application development
tool for Windows, based on the Object Pascal programming language.
Since 2008 Embarcadero Technologies owns Borland's developer tools
Last versions generate native code for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating
systems, as well as for 32-bit Mac OS X, iOS and Android operating system.
The TatukGIS Developer Kernel is a comprehensive GIS Visual Componenet Library
for the custom development of stand-alone, embedded, and client-server
applications using object-oriented languages. The Developer Kernel is generally
oriented to open standards and designed to comply with a number of OGC
(Open Geospatial Consortium) standards. Features include nearly 3000
pre-defined coordinate systems, on-the-fly map layer reprojection,
support for most vector, image, grid, and SQL database map layer formats,
including 3rd party spatial server database formats, most database engines,
and an extensive API with approximately 2,300 functions and properties.
All data formats are supported in a native manor, so without conversion
to any internal or proprietary data format.
The Developer Kernel is available as native Delphi/C++Builder Visual Component
Library, and is licensed per registered developer therefore is free of
deployment royalties in most situations. TatukGIS has good references world-wide.
The CLC2018 software has been
developed for the Government Office of the Capital City Budapest (BFKH),
legal successor of the Institute of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote
BFKH as consortium member of European Topic Centre Urban, Land and
Soil Systems (ETC/ULS) provides assistance for the implementation
of European CLC2018 project managed by the European Environment Agency
(EEA) within the framework of
COPERNICUS Earth Observation Programme.
CLC2018 software development is funded under Service Contract
No 3436/R0-COPERNICUS/EEA.56655 between EEA and ETC/ULS.
Copyright Taracsák Gábor 2012–2018 – Hungary
Program development and text: Taracsák, Gábor
English translation: Kosztra, Barbara