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Temporal metadata for discovery - A review of current practice

Funded under: FP7-ICT


This report contains the findings of a study on temporal metadata for discovery commissioned by the Spatial Data Infrastructures Unit of the European Commission Joint Research Centre to AMI s.r.l. of Luxembourg. The study was commissioned in 2007 to investigate issues of expression and exchange of temporal information related to resources of importance to the INSPIRE Directive (2007/2/EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community. The objectives of the study were to review existing standards and practices in different thematic communities and make recommendations as input to the preparation of the Implementing Rules for Metadata required by the INSPIRE Directive.

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Authors: CRAGLIA M (Editor), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23209 EN (2008) 31 pp., Free of charge
Availability: (Catalogue Number: LB-NA-23209-EN-C)
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