Freek D. van der Meer

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Keywords: Reconciliation of geodata Geoscience terminology Organization structure Coding method Standards a b s t r a c t Semantic interoperability of mineral exploration geodata is a long-term concern in mining projects. Inconsistent conceptual schemas and heterogeneous professional terms among various geodata sources in a mining project often hinder their(More)
The usefulness of online geological maps is hindered by linguistic barriers. Multilingual geoscience thesauri alleviate linguistic barriers of geological maps. However, the benefits of multilingual geoscience thesauri for online geological maps are less studied. In this regard, we developed a multilingual thesaurus of geological time scale (GTS) to(More)
Keywords: Geological data interoperability Geological knowledge discovery Semantic Web Web Map Service (WMS) Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) Visualization of ontology a b s t r a c t Geological maps are increasingly published and shared online, whereas tools and services supporting information retrieval and knowledge discovery are underdeveloped. In this(More)