Digital Typhoon: GeoJSON Format Data
1. GeoJSON Format Data
GeoJSON is a format to describe geographic information in JSON. Digital Typhoon offers the track information of each typhoon in GeoJSON format. For example, the GeoJSON track information of Typhoon 201601 is available at the following URLs.
- Japanese: http://agora.ex.nii.ac.jp/digital-typhoon/geojson/wnp/201601.ja.json
- English: http://agora.ex.nii.ac.jp/digital-typhoon/geojson/wnp/201601.en.json
For other typhoons, you can access them by replacing typhoon numbers in sample URLs above.
Services related to Digital Typhoon makes the maximum use of GeoJSON, such as GeoNLP. GeoNLP software uses GeoJSON as its output format so that the result can be visualized easily on a map. Another related service Geoshape offers the shape of geographic features in GeoJSON.