Tagged under "Geospatial data / objects"

Term definition: 
Basic geospatial data, including raster and vector maps, administrative boundaries, points of data. Data including topographic and physical maps (and satellite or laser imagery) of natural features such as mountains, rivers and forests, and transport and building infrastructure.
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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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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...
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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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...