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== Metadata Standards ==
 
== Metadata Standards ==
 
== Metadata Tools ==
 
== Metadata Tools ==
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Moritz Lennert wrote:
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Two examples of FOSS metadata tools:
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* [http://www.mdweb-project.org/ MDweb]:
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"MDweb is a generic, multi-language, multi-standard, multi-platform
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tool for cataloging and locating environmental information, and, by
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extension, geographical data. [...] The specifications adopted for the
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cataloging of geographical information are based on the ISO 19115
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standard and conform to Open Geospatial Consortium specifications and
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European directives (INSPIRE directives)."
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* [http://www.osgeo.org/geonetwork GeoNetwork] (OSGeo project)
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"GeoNetwork opensource implements both the Portal component and the
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Catalog database of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) defined in the OGC Reference Architecture. It provides tools for managing and
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publishing metadata on spatial data and related services."
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Luca Casagrande commented:
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"Don't know if this can help, but here:
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http://www.jornadasgvsig.gva.es/fileadmin/conselleria/Documentacion/3asJornadas/sesiones/sesion4/Gestion_metadatos_en_gvSIG.pdf
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You can find the paper of "Semiautomatic extraction and management of
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metadata in gvSIG"
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presented during latest gvSIG conference."
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== Tips For Using Metadata==
 
== Tips For Using Metadata==

Revision as of 23:25, 12 December 2007

Metadata Chapter - Sample Outline

What is metadata?

Why is metadata important?

Metadata Standards

Metadata Tools

Moritz Lennert wrote: Two examples of FOSS metadata tools:

"MDweb is a generic, multi-language, multi-standard, multi-platform tool for cataloging and locating environmental information, and, by extension, geographical data. [...] The specifications adopted for the cataloging of geographical information are based on the ISO 19115 standard and conform to Open Geospatial Consortium specifications and European directives (INSPIRE directives)."


"GeoNetwork opensource implements both the Portal component and the Catalog database of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) defined in the OGC Reference Architecture. It provides tools for managing and publishing metadata on spatial data and related services."



Luca Casagrande commented: "Don't know if this can help, but here:

http://www.jornadasgvsig.gva.es/fileadmin/conselleria/Documentacion/3asJornadas/sesiones/sesion4/Gestion_metadatos_en_gvSIG.pdf

You can find the paper of "Semiautomatic extraction and management of metadata in gvSIG" presented during latest gvSIG conference."

Tips For Using Metadata