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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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How to make a GIS inventory?

My office will be seeing a big change in its GIS section. This section has been operational since the 1980's and has a huge collection of GIS data (i.e., shapefiles, raster files, data, etc) but never ...
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Landsat 8 dataset processing in batch?

I´m trying to open Landsat images at Geotiff with metadata in ENVI. I have a dataset of 101 Landsat 8 images and I want to open all the images and then save them to do some band math either on ...
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INSPIRE section not working in Geonetwork

I followed this tutorial: http://geonetwork-opensource.org/manuals/trunk/eng/users/administrator-guide/configuring-the-catalog/inspire-configuration.html?highlight=inspire And I enabled INSPIRE in ...
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Benefit of adding Metadata descriptions to layers using ArcCatalog?

I've tried adding Metadata to my primary shapefiles before using ArcCatalog, however, I don't know if this really adds anything professionally to my layers. Is Metadata and Layer description in ...
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Aquisition date of digital globe imagery, Image Metadata File

It might sound strange but I cant seem to find the acquisition date of images I acquired from digital globe. In the metadata file i only find the date the images were send to me. I am using Qgis. ...
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What does PRIM_MILES and COUNTYP010 stand for?

I've downloaded the county boundaries (1 million scale) from this link: http://nationalmap.gov/small_scale/atlasftp.html?openChapters=chpbound#chpbound A sample of the attributes in the dataset is: ...
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What are the options to auto populate metadata for data received from external sources?

We receive quite a many spatial data from various sources and export to our enterprise database (Esri). But no metadata is available in Description table. I am looking for a tool or method to get all ...
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Geonetwork Empty Geographic bounding box

I set up Geonetwork 3.02 while creating a metadata geographic bounding box and spatial extent is empty. How can I fix these problems ? I use turkish language. Can you help me please?
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Issues related to lack of Landsat 8 Metadata usage in i.landsat.toar run [duplicate]

In my application of i.landsat.toar, I am coming across an issue for which there is previous precedence. LANDSAT 8 i.landsat.toar error GRASS 7 Computer Basics: Data Used: Landsat 8; Operating ...
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Tracking which LiDAR data tiles have been delivered

My company works with LiDAR data for large electrical transmissions systems (thousands of miles in one project). We model the transmission lines and do analysis using CAD and GIS workflows. We break ...
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Link an online WMS service to the current metadata

I'm trying to add a WMS service to a metadata. But I couldn't choose the layer.((CBS.POI_ECZANE_WS(1)) I use crome and also tried Internet Explorer.
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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?
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How to save aliases and metadata in shapfile in Qgis

Is there a way to save the aliases in a Qgis shapefile? When I save the shapefile in a different name or open it in a different Qgis project the entered aliases are disappeard. Same for metadata. Is ...
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Reading GRIB band metadata with GDAL

I'm trying to use GDAL in python to get only the temperature band from this GRIB file that has 2 bands. I can't just do temp_band = ds.GetRasterBand(1) because sometimes, but not always, the grib ...
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Item Description on a Feature Class Not Appearing on a Published Feature Access Service via ArcGIS Server?

I have a feature class in an SDE where metadata has been loaded via the 'Load XML Recordset Document' option of the feature class. When viewing the item description of the feature class, the metadata ...
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Extract metadata with arcpy from orthoimagery

I'm very new to ArcGIS, and GIS is general. I am trying to build a script that will extract metadata from orthoimagery .tifs. Below is my test code to see if I can get the metadata from one file. It ...
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What is the best way to overhaul metadata to bring it up to ISO standards?

My company would like to perform a complete overhaul of their metadata. They would like to use the ISO standard. What is the best way to go about this? I have been researching and have done a lot of ...
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Programmatically edit/update metadata in ArcGIS?

Has anyone succeeded in programmatically updating metadata in ArcGIS 10? Considering using Python/arcpy but ArcObjects (C# or Python/comtypes) is also a possibility. I need to update both the FGDC ...
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Is there a way to universally manage Tags within ArcGIS products? [duplicate]

Tags appear to be quite pervasive. Tags associated with item descriptions can originate in an ArcMap document, and these are then carried forward in map services and up to ArcGIS online as well. ...
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How to read metadata file from R [closed]

How to read metadata file parameters( like sun elevation,REFLECTANCE_MULT_BAND etc ) from the user interface or from R How can end user validate the parameter of metadat file(.mtl) How can I pass ...
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Define band specific metadata of a GeoTIFF file using GDAL (gdalwarp/gdal_translate)

Does anybody know how to change or set the "Description" option/tag (band specific metadata) of a GeoTIFF file using GDAL? To specify what I mean, this is an example of gdalinfo return from a GeoTIFF ...
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How can I see the 'Custom Options' metadata following Save As in QGIS?

In QGIS 2.10 Pisa, I've right-clicked a layer in the TOC and used Saved As ... to save a shapefile with a new name. During this process, I used the Custom Options (Data Source and Layer) to include ...
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Is there a way to locate plugins in the QGIS gui programatically from pyqgis?

I've let my love of shiny new QGIS plugins get the better of me, and I'm finding it difficult to remember which menu / submenu / panel that a given plugin is in. I'm using well over 100 now, and going ...
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Find and replace text in metadata of feature classes

I have 36 feature classes in individual feature datasets. I need to update a portion of the metadata for all the feature classes. I want to find a string of text in the distribution portion of the ...
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How to associate shape file with metadata in geonetwork?

I'm trying to figure out how I can link a spatial data set with my metadata record in geonetwork so that a person searching for metadata records could download the associated spatial data with the ...
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Update Description of Feature Class in SDE or GDB

I need to add a Description to a Feature Class using arcpy. The feature class lives in our enterprise geodatabase. The Feature Class does not live in an MXD file, nor will it ever for this script's ...
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Metadata edit bar disappeared in Arc Catalog

could anybody help me? in my Arc Catalog the edit bar for Metadata disappeared. In my Catalog it looks like this: But this ist from Esri website, it should look like this: How can I add this ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to automate FGDC metadata generation in ArcGIS?

Does anyone know of a tool or script to automate FGDC standard metadata for ArcGIS? I would like to be able to select multiple feature classes and fill company info., dates, etc.
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Are there methods of filtering gps-data with metadata?

In our project we captured GPS-tracks from a few electric vehicles in the timeframe of a year. In total we captured around 13000000 GPS-points this way. The captured data comes from electric powered ...
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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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Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard?

Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard? if yes how do i update the Geonetwork metadata using Arc-Catalogue 10 Metadata xml?
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Python/GDAL hyperspectral Image wavelengths

I can open and read a hyperspectral image using GDAL according to the instructions brought by Max König here: So after reading the data like this : data = gdal.Open( filename ) then I can see ...
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XML Document points to the wrong location after using arcpy.BatchProject()

I'm trying to reproject a number of shapefiles representing contours from NAD_83_Albers to NAD_83_UTM_Zone_9N using arcpy.BatchProject(), but I have to use python/regex to preserve a particular file ...
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How to Edit custom help in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a certain number of layers specified as parameters. When I launch the model from the tool-box, I would like to edit the information in the right hand ...
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pyCSW & GeoNode — how to import metadata?

I'am using pyCSW as part of GeoNode 2.4. I need to transfer matadata from old app, which is powered by GeoNode 1.2 and GeoNetwork. But I can't find pycsw-admin.py file, which is supposed to import ...
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From where can I get Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 metadata files?

I downloaded satellite images but mtl files were not in the zip. I searched a lot but i dint get from where to download mtl files. I need to convert radiance to temperature in both L7 and L8 images.
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image files and metadata

When writing metadata for .img files stored on disk, as opposed to a raster catalog, raster field names are shortened to 10 characters, because the vat.dbf file is created and read (by arc catalog ...
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Expose ckan datasets by CSW server

I am reviewing the properties of ckan and am unsure about whether it has the ability to expose datasets stored with ckan. As I found, ckan uses pycsw for harvesting remote CSW servers. The ...
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storing metadata of various services according to ISO 19119

I need to store the metadata of web services according to ISO 19119 standard.Hence I am looking for some guidelines for designing the database for storage.Can any one suggest any document to help in ...
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How to interpret BUFR descriptors

I'm processing BUFR products from Eumetsat and I would like to ask for your help about the following descriptors: 002028 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN X DIRECTION 002029 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN Y ...
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What are amp datasets? [closed]

I have a job interview tomorrow for a summer student position working with GIS. I will be mainly responsible for assisting in the acceptance, storage and dissemination of geographic information, amp ...
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Is there a service to check whether a gps path belongs to a public road?

I have a bunch of GPS tracks. I want to exclude the ones which go via public roads. I'm interested in off-road segments only. Is there any public api to check if a given set of coordinates belongs to ...
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Add or Import Metadata to a shapefile

Is there a way to add metadata to a shapefile in Qgis? I have the shape file and an xml metadata file and I want to import in shape file.
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Odd Error in Metadata Script

So I developed a script that traverses through a root directory, and any subdirectories and catalogs layers files. Then exports these layer files' FGDC metadata and outputs them to a folder. The code ...
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ArcGIS - Problems Using Specific MapServer

I'm trying to use this MapServer, but I'm having a very difficult time with the attribute table of a specific layer. I need the coordinates of each hydrant in franklin county in kentucky. When ...
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In CartoDB, is it possible to associate metadata with dataset columns?

I have some data in google spreadsheets. I've been moving the data to cartodb.com because I want to use CartoDB for mapping. As well as mapping, I want to be able to access the raw data and present it ...
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FME Writing metadata to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to figure out how to write metadata to ArcGIS Online Feature Service from ORACLE SDE and how to update the existing Feature Service metadata, using FME or other tools. I am able to read ...