Standardization in the field of digital geographic information.
This work aims to establish a structured set of standards for information concerning objects or phenomena that are directly or indirectly associated with a location relative to the Earth.
These standards may specify, for geographic information, methods, tools and services for data management (including definition and description), acquiring, processing, analyzing, accessing, presenting and transferring such data in digital/electronic form between different users, systems and locations.
The work shall link to appropriate standards for information technology and data where possible, and provide a framework for the development of sector-specific applications using geographic data.
Group photo taken at the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, November 2018.
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Mapping ISO 19115-1 geographic metadata standards to CodeMeta
Our former XMG Convenor Ted Habermann have a peer-reviewed paper published at PeerJ Computer Science. To find the paper follow the link.