Metadata in Geographic and Environmental Data Management

  title={Metadata in Geographic and Environmental Data Management},
  author={Oliver G{\"u}nther and Agn{\`e}s Voisard},
  booktitle={Multimedia Data Management},
Metadata is used increasingly in geographic and environmental information systems to improve both the availability and the quality of the information delivered. The growing popularity of Internet-based data servers has accelerated this trend even further. In this chapter we give an overview of metadata schemes and implementations that are common in this domain. Case studies include the Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata of the U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), and… CONTINUE READING
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