Tagged under "Geospatial and geopolitical domain"

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Includes the geospatial domain and geopolitical disciplines, geography, geographic distribution, geographic information systems.
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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.
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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Federal Geographic Data Committee
A widely-used, but no longer current standard defining the information content for a set of digital geospatial data required by the US Federal Government. CSDGM was sponsored by the US Federal...
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Christophe Boutreux
The GeoNames geographical database is available for download free of charge under a creative commons attribution license. It contains over 10 million geographical names and consists of over 9 million...
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Geopolitical ontology The FAO geopolitical ontology and related services have been developed to facilitate data exchange and sharing in a standardized manner among systems managing information about...
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JISC Digital Repositories programme
EDINA National Datacentre (Geoservices)
The Geospatial Application Profile describes geospatial resources held in institutional repositories. Geospatial Application Profile (GAP) is analogous to the ePrints (SWAP) Profile
A hierarchical vocabulary of around 1.3 million names, and coordinates and other information for around 911,000 geographic places.available as TGN Relational table format, REC format, USMARC format...
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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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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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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...
Code lists extracted from ISO 3166-1 containing all short country names and alpha-2 code elements officially published by ISO. Updated whenever a change of country name and/or alpha-2 code element is...
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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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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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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)
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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Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography (CICRED)
The POPIN Thesaurus provides alphabetical, thematic or subject, and permuted arrangements of terms. As a result of this work, the Third Edition of the POPIN Thesaurus contains approximately 100 new...
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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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United Nations (UN)
UN M.49 is a standard for area codes used by the United Nations for statistical purposes, developed and maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division. Each area code is a 3-digit number which...
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World Meteorological Organization
The WMO Core Profile of the ISO 19115: Geographic Information - Metadata standard is used by the WMO Information System (WIS) to create a catalogue of all information that is made available through...
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Max Planck Institut
YAGO2s is a huge semantic knowledge base, derived from Wikipedia WordNet and GeoNames. Currently, YAGO2s has knowledge of more than 10 million entities (like persons, organizations, cities, etc.) and...