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Writing shapefile metadata (shp.xml) programmatically

I want to write the Metadata for a Shapefile, which are saved in the ".shp.xml"-File. I know, I can look at and write those Metadata with ArcCatalog, but I want to do this programmatically. Is this ...
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what is the metadata link in geoserver layer definition for?

I`m adding some layers in geoserver and I noticed that there is a place to put a metadata link. It also says that it should be according to FGDC or tc211. What can I put in this metadata link field? ...
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Does Metadata for ArcGIS Python script tools in custom toolbox work?

I've created several python scripts and created tools from them. I have a custom toolbox that contains all of my tools. I add this toolbox to the ArcToolbox window in ArcCatalog. I want to create ...
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Display ArcSDE-metadata in Browser

Is there a good tool / technique to display ArcSDE-metadata in a webbrowser? We want to provide user without GIS-knowledge with a user friendly tool to explore our SDE metadata catalog. We are using ...
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Importing metadata from HTML into ArcCatalog fails

I downloaded restricted areas shapefile from here: https://webgis.dme.qld.gov.au/webgis/webqmin/viewer.htm It came with a rst.html file, which, on opening, displayed a page exactly the same as the ...
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Can you add more than one contact in FGDC compliant metadata?

I am new to following FGDC metadata standards. I have received an SDSFIE compliant geodatabase. My job is to build on this geodatabase. Each feature class already has FGDC compliant metadata. As I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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Updating Description of MXD Layers

Is there a way to force the update of the Description content in the Properties/General/Description of each feature layer in an MXD? I frequently update metadata for each feature class in ArcCatalog, ...
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How successful are current metadata implementations in achieving its objectives

Metadata infrastructure is well established as an essential practice within the GIS community. Quoting from the FGDC: Metadata helps people who use geospatial data find the data they need and ...
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How do you create an ArcCatalog-friendly xml metadata file from a url metadata?

How do you take metadata information from a url like this and create an xml file that ArcCatalog's "import xml" metadata tool will accept? I have tried a few variations on pasting the url information ...
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Is it possible to insert note to remember the info of a project?

Sometimes I need to open an old project, and mostly I remember how it works (i.e. the structure, the formatting and so on) but sometimes not. At other times I open a project composed by a colleague ...
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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 ...
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ways to access and download the metadata of OpenStreetMaps

Does anyone know if there are any good methods or apps to access and download the metadata of OSM from desktop? Many thanks!
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“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. ...
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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 ...
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Column “osm_meta” in osm2po 4.6.9

What's the utility of *osm_meta* column in osm2po (Version: 4.6.9) generated data? Thanks in advance!
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View ArcGIS 10 metadata in SharePoint 2010

Does anyone know how I can view the "FGDC CSDGM"-compliant metadata in SharePoint 2010? I know I can copy the metadata output since it's an html file but that's not what I want. I want SharePoint 2010 ...
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Getting the Correlated FeatureDataRecord (or meta-data) for a Given Geometry?

I'm using SharpMap 2.0, and I'm successfully loading a shapefile and parsing through it. The particular shape file that I'm working with has about 700 polygons in it, and each of those polygons has ...
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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"?> ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to document field properties of attribute in shapefile?

I would like to document within ArcGIS how the values for specific shapefile attribute fields were derived or obtained. Is it possible to input and export this information as a report with ArcGIS 10? ...
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Expected DTD markup was not found

I am trying to upload an XML document using python and arcpy.MetadataImporter_conversion I keep getting an error: Expected DTD markup was not found. Line 1, position 3. Failed to execute ...
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Choosing Metadata standard

I need help choosing the appropriate Metadata standard for a GDB for a local government. what are your recommendations and why ? what are the main differences between ISO 19139, ISO 19115 and FGDC. ...
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Where should the data update date be entered into the FGDC metadata form (esri)?

if you've edited data recently (a gdb feature class), either spatial or tabular, and you want to capture the "update date" and possibly a note about what was updated, without overwriting the ...
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Extracting metadata from shapefile in FME? [closed]

Does anyone know how to extract metadata information from a shapefile in FME? To be exact, i want to extract all the field names from a shapefile and export as a xml or any format. Example, if i ...
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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 ...
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Harvesting GeoNetwork with WMS

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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Creating getCapabilities document in more languages

I'm providing INSPIRE metadata and services and I want them in more languages than one. I expect that most users are locals, but some users are definitely from other European countries. Therefore I ...
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Command Line FGDC/ISO 19115 Metadata Editor

Are there any metadata editors compliant with ISO 19115 and/or FGDC metadata standards which can work with XML formatted metadata and run solely on the command line? Often times I'm working remotely ...
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ArcGIS Metadata validation

I have been importing metadata from an xml file generated with an xslt transform. During the import process, ArcGIS attempts to validate the metadata. It gives a number of cryptic validation warnings ...
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Multiple metadata within a single mosaic dataset

I am creating a mosaic dataset consisting of thousands of different DEMs. These will make up a single State, however I need the Counties to be able to hold their own metadata. Each raster contains ...
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Add metadata to dataset (feature class, coverage or shapefile) from a .csv using arcpy?

I am looking for a script that will take metadata information provided in an excel table, convert it to a .csv and import the values to populate some of the dataset's ArcGIS metadata elements. I came ...
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Prism mobile phone metadata: does it include location? [closed]

I've read that Prism collects metadata, but no details of what that metadata includes. Does anyone know if location is part of the metadata?
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how to introduce LDAP after installing esri geoportal(windows) [closed]

I have already installed ESRI Geoportal version 1.2.1 and I am upgrading it to 1.2.2. The 1.2.1 version is also customized according to the needs. This version was installed using single administrator ...
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Can I export a layer's field value to metadata ?

Is there a way around for me to export a layer that has the field name "Quadname" and export it to metadata to capture all the quads names? I am looking for that to work on my metadata using Arcgis ...
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How to track raw data deliveries and determine when all input data has been delivered and is ready for processing [closed]

When working with large amounts of raw input data for your analysis, how do you track data from different sources and covering different geographic extents to determine when you can proceed with the ...
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Automated Importing of Landsat with new USGS MLT metadata file

Has anyone had any luck importing Landsat with the updated MLT files? Besides ENVI 5 SP1 I see no software that can create images from these new files. I can do a manual layer stack but then the band ...