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Geospatial data / objects + Weather / meteorological data + Farm management data

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Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP)
The variables defined as the standard ACMO variables. Data translation tools will be developed for each participating AgMIP crop model which take standard crop model output data and generate a csv (...
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AgGateway Consortium
The purpose of this standard is to describe an electronic messaging system used in agriculture to assist in the planning and execution of farming operations between producers, suppliers, and service...
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International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Applications (ICASA)
Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP)
The International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Applications (ICASA) has established a naming convention for agricultural model variables. AgMIP has adopted these standards for use in the...
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Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP)
Format used by AgMIP models: data are transferred into and out of the ACE and ACMO databases through the API using JSON objects, which consist of key:value pairs. Each key in a key:value pair...
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Sungmin Joo
Hideaki Takeda
Daisuke Horyu
Takezaki Akane
Agriculture Activity Ontology(AAO) is the basis of the core vocabulary of agriculture activity, and it provides semantics for agricultural activity names. Also, AAO is formalized by Description...
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
A list of codes referring to the countries / regional centres/ institutions that submitted the reference.
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Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft e. V. (KTBL)
agroXML is an XML dialect for representing and describing farm work. It provides elements and XML data types for representing data on work processes on the farm including accompanying operating...
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American Meteorological Society (AMS)
In 1959, the AMS published the Glossary of Meteorology. Containing 7900 terms, more than 10,000 copies have been sold over four decades through five printings. It is a tribute to the editors of that...
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The Australia New Zealand Land Information Council (ANZLIC)
The Australia New Zealand Land Information Council (ANZLIC) Metadata Profile (version 1.1) is the recommended e-GIF geospatial metadata standard for use by New Zealand government agencies. The...
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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
METAR is a format for reporting weather information. A METAR weather report is predominantly used by pilots in fulfillment of a part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists, who use...
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code form FM 94 BUFR (Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data) is a binary code designed to represent, employing a continuous...
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Center for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
CEDA has used NASA-Ames formatted data for many years. NASA-Ames was devised primarily as a format for aircraft observations, but can be adapted for many atmospheric observation data. However, NASA-...
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World Meteorological Organization
CLIMAT is a code for reporting monthly climatological data assembled at land-based meteorological surface observation sites to data centres. CLIMAT-coded messages contain information on several...
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British Atmospheric Data Centre
Climate Science Modelling Language v3.0 is a data model for encoding climate, atmospheric and oceanographic data in terms of geometry-based observation classes such as Points, Profiles, Trajectories...
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CLIPC Consortium
CLIPC (Constructing Europe's Climate Information Portal) is an EC FP7 project giving access to data from satellite and in-situ observations, climate models and re-analyses, as well as transformed...
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Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS)
OASIS Emergency Management TC
The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is a simple but general format for exchanging all-hazard emergency alerts and public warnings over all kinds of networks. CAP allows a consistent warning message to...
The objectives of the standard are to provide a common set of terminology and definitions for the documentation of digital geospatial data. The standard establishes the names of data elements and...
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CGIAR
Describes official ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, alpha-3 and numeric country codes along with location names.
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EDIFACT
United Nations
DAPLOS is an EDIFACT message present in the UN/CEFACT Directory D.05B. This is a syntax to represent data concerning input and techniques used on crops with the intention to facilitate information...
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Global Change Master Directory, NASA
NASA
approved standard recommended for use in NASA Earth Science Data Systems in September 2008. It inlcudes elements focusing on instruments that capture data, temporal and spatial characteristics of the...
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
{Not accessible anymore?] EARTh terminological content is derived from various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology:GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
EnergyPlus is a whole building energy simulation program that engineers, architects, and researchers use to model both energy consumption—for heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and plug and...
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United States Environment Protection Agency
Glossary of Climate Change Terms is maintained by US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and defines terms used in relation to climate change.
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) Extraordinary Meeting Number VIII (1985) approved a general purpose, bit-oriented data exchange format, designated FM 92...
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HDF Group
The format of an HDF5 file on disk encompasses several key ideas of the HDF4 and AIO file formats as well as addressing some shortcomings therein. The new format is more self-describing than the HDF4...
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CGIAR
Bioversity International
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Describes experimental design, environmental conditions and methods associated with the crop study/experiment/trail and their evaluation.
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International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Applications (ICASA)
Data format for documenting experiments and modeling crop growth and development. The foundation of the standards is a master list variables that is organized in a hierarchical arrangement with major...
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international Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
The Agricultural and Nutrition Technology Ontology (ANT) was developed by the CGIAR to make it easier for organizations to access information on tested technologies that can improve smallholder...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
The INSPIRE directive came into force on 15 May 2007 and will be implemented in various stages, with full implementation required by 2019. The INSPIRE directive aims to create a European Union (EU)...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
The theme establishes a structure for spatial referencing of features by coordinates. It refers to ISO 19111 adding a higher accuracy level.
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
Geographical grids are an agreed, defined and harmonised grid net for Pan-Europe with standardised location and size of grid cells. Examples of cell sizes could be 10x10 m, 100x100 m, 1x1 km, 16x16...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
A geographical name is a proper noun applied to a natural, man-made or cultural feature on Earth. A feature can have different names in one or several languages and the names may be provided,...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
The theme "Agricultural and Aquaculture Facilities" concerns the description of all the physical instruments and constructions with permanent or semi-permanent emplacement (inland or outland) that...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
Physical conditions in the atmosphere. Includes spatial data based on measurements, on models or on a combination thereof and includes measurement locations. The INSPIRE themes "Atmospheric...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
Weather conditions and their measurements; precipitation, temperature, evapotranspiration, wind speed and direction. The scope of 'Meteorological geographical features' thematic data should be...
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International Standards Organisation
SO 11783 as a whole specifies a serial data network for control and communications on forestry or agricultural tractors and mounted, semi-mounted, towed, or self-propelled implements. Its purpose is...
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International Standards Organisation
Revises ISO 19115:2003, which defines the schema required for describing geographic information and services. It provides information about the identification, the extent, the quality, the spatial...
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International Standards Organisation
ISO 19156:2011 defines a conceptual schema for observations, and for features involved in sampling when making observations. These provide models for the exchange of information describing...
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International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
“Contains the structure of the radio-frequency identification code for animals. Does not specify the characteristics of the transmission protocols between transponder and transceiver.” “RF...
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ISO/TC 211 Organization
International Standards Organisation
XML schema (GMD) for the ISO 19115:2003 Geographic Information - Metadata..The objective of this International Standard is to provide a structure for describing digital geographic data. This...
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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
World Meteorological Organization
IWXXM (ICAO Meteorological Information Exchange Model) is a format for reporting weather information in XML/GML. IWXXM includes XML/GML-based representations for products standardized in...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
Google submitted KML (formerly Keyhole Markup Language) to the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to be evolved within the OGC consensus process with the following goal: KML Version 2.2 has been...
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World Meteorological Organization
The Modèle pour l’Échange des Informations sur le Temps, le Climate et l’Éau (METCE) is a Logical Data Model (LDM) that was developed to work within the O&M framework and support WMO domains...
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NASA
The NASA Ames Format for Data Exchange, often referred to as NASA Ames Format, grew out of NASA aircraft campaigns and was first formalised at the Ames Research Centre, California, during the 1987...
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Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
The Network Common Data Form, or netCDF, is an interface to a library of data access functions for storing and retrieving data in the form of arrays, and it's also by extension the name of the format...
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Climate and Forecast metadata conventions
The conventions for CF (Climate and Forecast) metadata are designed to promote the processing and sharing of files created with the NetCDF API . The CF conventions are increasingly gaining acceptance...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The OGC netCDF encoding supports electronic encoding of geospatial data, that is, digital geospatial information representing space and time-varying phenomena. This standard specifies the CF-netCDF...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
This Interface Standard is a profile of the OGC® GML Application Schema –Coverages version 1.0 [OC 09-146r2]. This document specifies the usage of the GeoTIFF data format for the encoding of GML...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
This standard specifies an XML implementation for the OGC and ISO Observations and Measurements (O&M) conceptual model (OGC Observations and Measurements v2.0 also published as ISO/DIS 19156),...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The primary focus of the Sensor Model Language (SensorML) is to provide a robust and semantically-tied means of defining processes and processing components associated with the measurement and post-...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
TimeseriesML 1.0 defines an XML encoding that implements the OGC Timeseries Profile of Observations and Measurements [OGC 15-043r3] , with the intent of allowing the exchange of such data sets across...
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W3C
The Semantic Sensor Network Ontology (SSN) is an ontology for describing sensors and their observations, the involved procedures, the studied features of interest, the samples used to do so, and the...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for...
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World Meteorological Organization
OSCAR is a resource developed by WMO in support of Earth Observation applications, studies and global coordination. It contains quantitative user-defined requirements for observation of physical...
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Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership
Details terms used in the climate and REEEP project.

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World Meteorological Organization
SYNOP (surface synoptic observations) is a numerical code (called FM-12 by WMO) used for reporting weather observations made by manned and automated weather stations. SYNOP reports are typically sent...
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Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
NcML is an XML representation of netCDF metadata, (approximately) the header information one gets from a netCDF file with the "ncdump -h" command. NcML is similar to the netCDF CDL (network Common...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The TMY3s are data sets of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. Their intended use is for computer simulations of solar energy conversion systems and...
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Geo Services
The UK Academic Geospatial Metadata Application Profile, Version 2.1 (UK AGMAP 2.1), for Dataset and Dataset Series and Geo Services, is a template designed to support the documentation and discovery...
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Finnish Meteological Institute
Development for a GML Application Schema for Meteorological Objects, like weather fronts, rain areas and such, was started at Finnish Meteological Institute in autumn 2008. The primary goal of WOML...
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World Meteorological Organization
The WMO Codes Registry is the mechanism through which the authoritative terms required for WMO AvXML are published as web-accessible resources. The Met Office operates this Service on behalf of WMO...
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World Meteorological Organization
METEOTERM is the WMO terminology database. It contains specialized terminology in six languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish. It includes the International Meteorological...