How-To: Create A Geocoded RSS Feed

In order to create a feed that can be integrated in the SkyTruth Alerts system, you need to publish an RSS feed that is geocoded.

RSS Feed

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Geocoding the Feed

In order to geocode the feed, the RSS generator needs to insert a tag into the feed that specifies the location that the article refers to as a latitude and longitude.  The tag looks like this:
<georss:point>45.256 -71.92</georss:point>


http://georss.org/simple#Point

Example Feeds

These are some feeds that are compatible with the Alerts system:

http://blog.skytruth.org/feeds/posts/default/-/Alerts
http://www.incidentnews.gov/incidents.atom
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