Thesis / Dissertation

Improving Spatial Metadata Usability for Spatial Data Users

Syahrudin Syahrudin, Saeid Kalantari Soltanieh (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Spatial metadata plays an important role in promoting spatial data sharing and re-use to support activities that require spatial data such as development planning. It contains information about geographic or spatial data descriptions that will help spatial data users to discover and select spatial from spatial data catalogue systems or geoportals. However, the usability of spatial metadata for spatial data users is questioned. On one hand, metadata is created following standards originally designed for spatial data producers for data inventory purposes with the information mostly come from the producers’ knowledge and understanding about the spatial data. On the other hand, spatial data use..

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