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ACORD
ACORD International uses a set of 180 tags to classify their content on their website. There is no particular hierarchy between the terms, and they include geographical areas, resources types,...
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Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA)
agINFRA Consortium
Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)
This vocabulary is a first formalization of the INSPIRE data model into an RDFs vocabulary.Developed by the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA) in collaboration...
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry,...
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AGTER
AGTER has a list of 10 keywords that they use for their users to browse the website for relevant resources more easily. There is no hierarchy between the terms. The list is not available for download...
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Amigos de la Tierra
Amigos de la Tierra has a short list of categories which they use to facilitate browsing for their users. There is no hierarchy between the categories, nor are they used anywhere else or available...
The AnaEE thesaurus aims to provide a controlled vocabulary for the semantic description of the study of continental ecosystems and their biodiversity. It has been developed within the framework of...
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CSIRO Australia
ANZSoilML is an application schema that specifies a set of feature-types and supporting structures for information used in the Australian and new Zealand soil sciences. It is primarily concerned with...
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CSIRO Australia
The Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbook specifies methods and terminology for soil and land surveys. It has been widely used throughout Australia, providing one reference set of...
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CSIRO Australia
The Australian Soil Classification provides a framework for organising knowledge about Australian soils by allocating soils to classes via a key. Since its publication in 1996, this book has been...
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Department of Surveying Engineering
The Cadastre and Land Administration Thesaurus, shortly CaLAThe provides a Knowledge Organization System for the domain of cadastre and land administration. The first version of CaLAThe (Sept. 2011)...
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Convention of Biological Diversity
"It facilitates searching and retrieving information by linking similar documents and on-line resources with unique terms. It standardizes descriptions, and so assists in efforts to make information...
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Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
agINFRA Consortium
Knowledge Organization System containing all terms used as controlled values in the soil database of the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Research Centre for...
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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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The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB)
Ecological Metadata Language (EML) is a metadata specification developed by the ecology discipline and for the ecology discipline. It is based on prior work done by the Ecological Society of America...
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Envo Administrators
Wheat Data Interoperability Working Group
Ontology of environmental features and habitats
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
A thesaurus in 20+ languages for terms related to the environment and environmental data. Published by the European Environment Agency.Available in RDF without reuse constraints.The basic idea for...
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Marcus Ebner
The Austrian Geological Survey (GBA) has released a thesaurus about their own domain. The main driving factor for institutions like the GBA to invest in thesaurus and taxonomy projects, is the...
GACS explored the possibility of creating a global repository of concepts and terminology in the area of agriculture. This first beta is the result of the first experimental attempt, and it went very...
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Global Land Tool Network
The GLII glossary of terms is not available publicly yet, but will be published as a glossary of core land-related terms that will be used as a mechanism to compare progress of countries with regards...
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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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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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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)
ISO 28258:2013 describes how to digitally exchange soil-related data. It aims to facilitate the exchange of valid, clearly described and specified soil-related data between individuals and...
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The Land Portal Foundation
LandVoc is the standardized vocabulary for concepts relating to land governance, curated by the Land Portal Foundation.
The thesaurus is not exhaustive. Land tenure is a vast theme, interdisciplinary in nature, which encompasses various topics, including law, geography, agronomy, sociology, economy and marketing.
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GS Soil project, Coordination Center PortalU at the Lower Saxony Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Protection
Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: "Soil Vocabulary" collection. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with...
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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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Landcare Research
The New Zealand Soil Classification was developed in the 1980s. The top three levels of the classification ( orders, groups, and subgroups) were described by Hewitt (1993) and the fourth level (...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
GeoSciML is a model of geological features commonly described and portrayed in geological maps, cross sections, geological reports and databases. The model was developed by the IUGS CGI (Commission...
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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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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
The OntoBiotope Ontology describes all types of microorganism biotopes.
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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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Euro-Mediterranean Information System on know-how in the Water sector (EMWIS)
EMWIS is an initiative of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. It provides a strategic tool for exchanging information and knowledge in the water sector between and within the Euro Mediterranean...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
Soil data exchange and analysis is compromised by the lack of a widely agreed international standard for the exchange of data describing soils and the sampling and analytical activities relating to...
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Habitat for Humanity LAC
Habitat for Humanity LAC has developed a platform, Suelo Urbano, on which they use top-tier categorization similar to the Global Land Tool Network. Below the top-tier terms, they have a set of tags...
definitions do not constitute the Agency's official use of terms and phrases for regulatory purposes
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Centre de synthèse et d'analyse sur la biodiversité (CESAB)
The T-SITA proposes a non-exhaustive, semantically structured, list of traits and ecological preferences. Terms are organized into a conceptual hierarchical tree with their fathers and sons ("Browse...
Descriptors 676, Nonpreferred terms 872, Scope notes 615, Descriptors 676 ; Nonpreferred terms 872 ; Scope notes 615..
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Soil Survey Staff, United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
A Basic System of Soil Classification for Making and Interpreting Soil Surveys. The second edition of Soil Taxonomy: A Basic System of Soil Classification for Making and Interpreting Soil Surveys is...
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Water Quality Planning Bureau (WQPB)
The Water Quality Library Database is indexed using controlled vocabulary from the WQPB Library Thesaurus. This thesaurus was developed to create a standardized vocabulary for water concepts that may...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
WaterML 2.0 is a standard information model for the representation of water observations data, with the intent of allowing the exchange of such data sets across information systems. Through the use...