Describing information

This section describes how to catalog resources. First, user needs to choose a standard to use. In general, the following rules apply:

  • Dublin core usually used for opendata portal, referencing publication, report, …

  • ISO 19115/119/139 used for spatial resources (eg. datasets, services, maps)

  • ISO 19110 used for feature attribute table

The editor form provides uploading of data, graphics, documents, pdf files and any other content type. It supports among other:

  • full standard support

  • multilingual metadata editing,

  • validation system,

  • suggestion system to improve metadata quality

  • geopublication of layers to publish geodata layers in OGC services (eg. GeoServer)

Based on user profiles (see Creating user), a dashboard provides easy access to their informations and tasks.