[MGI31-P03] Query string-controlled web service for sharable and reproducible data visualization of earth, planetary and space sciences
Keywords:open science, data visualization, sharable, reproducible, web service, query string
One of the features of C3 is the interactive interface. By the inductive entry form, it is easy to make flexible charts of earth, planetary and space sciences on a web browser. C3 also has a query string (QS)-controllable system which includes information of data handling procedures in the QS in an orderly manner as follow:
(URL of CGI program)?(header)+(data selection)+(data extraction)+(option).
The QS consists of four parts separated by plusses (+): header, data selection, data extraction, and option. The information of data set and figure type is described in the data selection part. The information of data extraction is in the data extraction part. By explicitly showing the inputted setting in an orderly manner in the URL, it is easy to understand how the charts are made. User can make the charts by directly enter the QS in an address bar and also share the QS with text-based communication tools.