Data about data

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
210 views

What is the age of the Google satellite images used in OpenLayers plugin?

I am using QGIS 2.2 and I have been doing a lot of remote sensing, thus, digitizing and creating some new shape files for my study area in Zambia, Africa. But I have come to realize that for my report ...
1
vote
0answers
84 views

Using FME, Is there a way to transfer Metadata from an SDE FeatureClass to a Shapefile (shp.xml)

Is there a way to transfer, using FME, the metadata from an SDE featureclass to a shapefile?
4
votes
2answers
115 views

How can you create metadata conformant to the ISO 19139 standard?

My company would like to perform a complete overhaul of their metadata. They would like to use the ISO standard. How can we go about this? I have been researching and have done a lot of reading ...
1
vote
1answer
177 views

GeoNetwork not displaying all harvested metadata with Dublin Core schema

I have a GeoServer 2.6 installed with the CSW plugin. I can make a call to GetRecords using the standard ISO19115/19139 schema and see all of the metadata. My main interest here are keywords that I ...
2
votes
2answers
364 views

Export ArcGIS Metadata as a .pdf

I've been asked to automate the exporting of metadata from ESRI feature classes into .pdf files. We don't want the .xml files, rather a .pdf version of what you see in the Description panel in ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Converting XML metadata to WMS?

I am currently creating an online GeoPortal for open data with the idea being that a user sources open data from a source such as the following: ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

Creating metadata style in ArcGIS Desktop from GeoNetwork plugin schema?

ArcGIS 10 does not have a style metadata that meets my specification. I have a GeoNetwork plugin schema for metadata generation as the Geospatial Metadata Profile of Brazil. Is it possible to ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to remove geoprocessing history in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop?

I have grown dependent upon the awesome add-in called Clear Geoprocessing History. It does not appear to work with my upgrade to 10.2.2 Does someone know of a different route? Or perhaps how to ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

TIFFDirectory.getAsMetadata() is not including GeoTIFFTagSet. Any solution to this problem? — JAI

The source code appears to simply copy the TagSet List object to the IFD and then the TIFFMetadata. I don't understand where it is losing the tagset as it is in the list before the call. Anyone ...
2
votes
2answers
49 views

Preserving metadata after processing shapefiles

This is really my first time working with metadata and I just have a few concerns in regards to it. Hypothetically, if I were to merge two shapefiles together and then, explode them back to ...
3
votes
2answers
489 views

Adding description to layer using ArcMap?

This may be quite basic but can't figure it out. I have a problem when adding a description to a layer (right click layer -> properties -> general: description). When I update the description, ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

pycsw ebrim response

Using the same database provided by pycsw for testing (records.db), I notice that the response to the request for ebrim output schema <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" standalone="no"?> ...
2
votes
0answers
149 views

Extracting metadata from shapefile in FME?

Does anyone know how to extract metadata information from a shapefile in FME? To be exact, i want to extract the schema (data structure) of the data such as the field names, etc. from a shapefile and ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

How do I get the vector and raster metadata from a PostGIS database?

im using php/postgres/postgis in a webapp, im wondering if its possible to get metadata from the db about all shp/geotiff table like (name, projection, type(ship/tiff), date, desc, owner etc ...) i ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

strange result of spatial functions postgis

I have a problem with different result of spatial functions for same geometry. For some reason result I get when I use geometry from database is different then result when I load same geometry from ...
2
votes
0answers
581 views

How to edit metadata in QGIS

What possibilities exist to edit metadata in QGIS? I did only find the plugin Metatools which is experimental and did not work for me. So are there other possibilities than Metatools? -In Metatools I ...
0
votes
2answers
301 views

QGIS 2.4.0 Setting raster layer to singlebandpseudocolor using minimum and maximum raster values

I am using QGIS Chugiak 2.4.0, and I have some code in which I want to: Add raster layer to map canvas Look for the minimum and maximum raster value Apply singleband pseudocolor render type for the ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Migrate MS Access Data into Oracle DB

I was sent some old MS Access files that contained survey data and served as a "file geodatabase". I want to import these to my Oracle Database with it maintaining "geometric" sense and meaning. I ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

How can I write hidden information to a pdf file from ArcMap?

I'm usually creating maps for (different aspects of) reports of large infrastructure projects. Layers and attributes tend to change back and forth as time goes by, and I'm forced to create new ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

PyCSW database schema fields

someone knows which spec pycsw database schema follows? From which spec comes the database fields create by pycsw? Thank you
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Harvesting a WMS with GeoNetwork

I want to harvest from a WMS service like https://nsdiindia.gov.in/nsdi-portal/index.jsp in my geonetwork node and for which I am providing the details as given in the documentation but I am getting ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

ISO 19110 in Geonetwork

I am using Geonetwork for metadata storage and search and from what I have found I got to knoew that it does support the ISO 19110 meant for the feature catalog but I want to know where do we add the ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

How to update raster metadata in postgis

How can I update the raster metadata in postgis? upperleftx | upperlefty | width | height | scalex | scaley | skewx | skewy | srid | numbands ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Getting feature details from Geonetwork

I am using the metadata catalogue Geonetwork which deals with the metadata. As far as I can see this metadata contains details about createdate,changedate,origin,title etc but does not contain ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

extraction of metadata from gml file

I am in the need to extract metadata in XML format from a gml file following the standard ISO 19115 Can anyone suggest to me how to do that Is there any open source for the same
3
votes
1answer
72 views

Merging Feature Classes and keeping the metadata

Is there a way that while merging two feature classes we can keep the metadata? We are merging feature classes with templates so we can import specific fields into our data. Is there a way to keep ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

FGDC Metadata Upgrade

This is something I notice recently. I'm at a stage where I'm finally moving on from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10.1. I noticed an assiue during this transition. In order to view my metadata, I will need to ...
4
votes
2answers
337 views

Get value from Metadata in Python Script for attribute

I am working on a python script to create some feature classes from dbf tables. As part of the script I would like to pull two values (FGDC "publication date" and ArcGIS Spatial Reference ArcGIS ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Creating tool for metadata standard for spatial data?

I am looking to develop a tool to make cadastral metadata in a particular scenario. I would keep the ISO standards for meta in view of my development. Any suggestions in creating the tool for ...
5
votes
1answer
238 views

Implementing INSPIRE Metadata with Geodatabase

I would like to begin by saying that I have never implemented INSPIRE metadata with my spatial datasets before. I am undertaking a project which requires my geodatabase metadata to be in the standards ...
2
votes
1answer
144 views

How to calculate/find abscissa and ordinate resolution values on ArcMap 10.1

I am filling out FGDC Metadata for a product. Abscissa and Ordinate resolution are required fields. They are not automatically populated on Arcmap 10.1 and I can't find a way to locate (or calculate) ...
2
votes
1answer
390 views

QGIS Metatools error

I haven't been able to successfully use the QGIS MetaTools plugin for describing metadata. Has anyone used it before? When I try to create metadata for a shapefile, the plugin creates the xml file but ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

ArcGIS geoprocessing Metadata Translator error

We're using the ArcGIS Metadata Translator tool within ArcObjects.net using geoprocessing, which for the most part is working fine, but it's throwing us this error occasionally: The process cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Is it possible to know last update of data behind a WFS service?

I need to use several WFS service which are not mine and convert them to shapefiles. I'd like to update the shapefiles whenever the data is updated in the WFS services without downloading the whole ...
1
vote
0answers
967 views

GeoServer, OpenLayers and updatable views: unable to edit data of WFS-T feature layer

I am developing an web application, where the user is able to view and update some feature attribute of a WFS layer. My problem: the edited data is not saved at all. Here's the situation: GeoServer ...
1
vote
2answers
739 views

How to overwrite metadata in a tif file with GDAL?

I have a set of tif files generated from a process with multiple steps. Some metadata tags are added at different steps. I would like to update the metadata of those file before distributing the ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Recommended approach to integrate GeoNetwork with SQL Server database

I am new to GeoNetwork. But now my organization wants to invest in it to see how we can make the best use of it for publishing, sharing and distributing metadata. We currently have all our GIS data ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views

What is the best way to handle metadata with TileStache?

When I'm serving up maps and UtfGrids with tileStache I would like to also include some metadata with the layers so that my leaflet application can understand the context of the layer. For example: ...
2
votes
4answers
838 views

exporting metadata from gps camera to spreadsheet

I have a question involving exporting metadata from a GPS camera to an application such as a spreadsheet. In essence, I'm working with a significant number of images taken with a GPS digital camera. ...
1
vote
0answers
230 views

How do I automatically generate a spatial data catalogue from shape files and .gdbs?

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

What is the Scan Direction of a satelite image?

There are two possible values that I am aware of for describing the scan Direction of a satellite capture: Forward Reverse What is the meaning of Forward and Reverse scan direction? What are ...
1
vote
0answers
99 views

Creating metadata in zipped file geodatabase using FME

I have a workbench set up where I create a Feature Class inside a file geodatabase. the next step is to create the metadata and load it into the same Feature Class. This all works fine. I'm doing ...
1
vote
2answers
319 views

Getting error after trying to harvest from geoserver into pycsw

I'm using osgeo live to test the pycsw functionality. I need to harvest metadata from an existing Geoserver service (previously configure for this task). I'm quite new with CSW and I'm not sure if my ...
1
vote
1answer
110 views

Are there any tools which can autopopulate multiple features with metadata fields in ArcGIS?

I have an enterprise geodatabase which contains hundreds of feature classes. I would like to publish the metadata from each feature to geoportal server in FGDC format. Is there an out of the box ...
7
votes
2answers
269 views

Best Practices for Tracking Feature Changes and Supporting Documentation

In my organization, it is very important that we have documentation from an authoritative source to support every feature that we add to our data and every edit that we make to each feature. ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

ISO 19115 metadata element gmd:credit

Trying to find details for a ISO element. We looking for a place to put a formatted citation that users of a content management system include in a dataset description. These citations are in ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

“Upgrade Metadata” prompt in ArcCatalog

A few months we began seeing a pop up in ArcCatalog when hitting the "Description" tab asking if you want to upgrade metadata. Clicking yes or no results in the existing metadata being deleted. ...
10
votes
3answers
504 views

Metadata and GeoJSON?

My agency currently maintains and distributes shapefiles with FGDC XML metadata. We have now converted a lot of shapes to GeoJSON but are concerned that if our developers forget where they got the ...
1
vote
1answer
556 views

Parsing metadata text files with Python

I am trying to use python to parse the .pvl metadata file from some GeoEye imagery. I would like to write a script that locates the productCloudCover and countryCode tags found within the .pvl. Does ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Get tag/feature/landuse meta information for latitude longitude in openstreetmap

I need the possibility to find the underlying ground information of a given location (set by latLng) - not an area! I already tried the nominatim reverse search, but it lacks the landuse information. ...