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1 Creating Geospatial Metadata Kim Durante Geo4Lib Camp

2 Overview Metadata requirements for geospatial data Workflows for creating layer-level ISO metadata Auto-generating metadata using templates, XSL, Python, and data extraction Transforming and exporting metadata

3 Collection-level Metadata Workflow Identify data collection Layers Create metadata Assign rights policy register Repository

4 Check Data Properties Filenames Spatial Reference Objects Attributes

5 Layer-level Metadata Workflow Check data properties layer Items with no existing metadata Template XSLT Items with existing metadata localized Assign collection and rights policy register auto-generate deposit Submit for accessioning

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8 Required and Recommended Elements Title Originator Distributor Publisher Date Point of Contact Distribution Format Scale Resolution Abstract Identifier Distribution Protocol Lineage Language Theme keyword Distribution Name Status Metadata Contact Metadata DateStamp ISO Topic Category Place keyword Geographic Extent Temporal Extent Aggregate Dataset Title Aggregate Dataset Identifier Update Frequency Access Constraints Use Constraints Metadata Identifier Parent Metadata Identifier Credit Hierarchy Level

9 XML Template Thesauri Citations Metadata Contact Distributor Contact lcsh, lcnaf, geonames Stanford Stanford Citation Thesaurus Name: lcsh Identifier: Date: T00:00:00 Contact Organisation Name: Stanford City: Stanford State: California Zip Code:

10 XML Template Title Abstract Purpose Theme keyword Place keyword Originator Publisher Point of Contact TITLE ABSTRACT PURPOSE THEME PLACE ORIGINATOR PUBLISHER POINT OF CONTACT

11 XML Template Identifier (Online linkage) Online Distribution URL Online distribution filename Parent Metadata Identifier Aggregate Dataset Title Aggregate Dataset Identifier Credit Feature Catalog Title Feature Catalog Identifier Metadata file identifier* URL URL FILENAME PARENTID COLLECTIONTITLE COLLECTIONID CREDIT FCTITLE UUID METADATAID*

12 Collection Template Originator Publisher Point of Contact Collins Bartholomew Ltd. Collins Bartholomew Ltd. Collins Bartholomew Ltd. Publication Date ISO Topic Category Place keyword Theme keyword Parent Metadata Identifier Utilities and Communication Earth Global system for mobile communications

13 Collection Template Title Abstract Update Frequency Status Global XG Mobile Communications Network Coverage, YYYY This polygon shapefile is a representation of the coverage area for XG mobile communications networks around the world in YYYY. The data is created from submissions made directly to Collins Bartholomew or the GSMA from mobile operators, which provide roaming detail for inclusion in the online mapping application known as Collins Mobile Coverage Web. Polygons representing the network coverage have been split into country areas using the country polygons from the Collins World Explorer vector product. Polygons are supplied as multipart, and include any country ISO or FIPS codes where known. The data is supplied with a nominal resolution of approximately 1km on the ground. Annually Completed

14 Collection Template Aggregate Dataset Title Collins Mobile Coverage Explorer, Aggregate Dataset Identifier Supplemental information Access Constraints (Legal) Use Constraints (Legal) Temporal Extent Description Purpose Operators are asked to submit strong (>= -92dBm) and variable (>= -100dBm and <92dBm) signal strengths as part of their submissions. The data here includes both types but does not make a distinction between the two. Restricted Restricted ground condition This map can be used to locate and analyze mobile communications coverage on a global scale.

15 Import Collection Template Geoprocessing Python import arcpy from arcpy import env import os env.workspace: C:/Desktop/Geo4Lib/Mobile for dirname, subdirs, filenames in os.walk(env.workspace): for f in filenames: if f.endswith('shp') or f.endswith(.tif ): f = os.path.join(dirname, f) arcpy.importmetadata_conversion('mobile.xml',f)

16 Localized Editing Title Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 Abstract This polygon shapefile is a representation of the coverage area for 2G mobile communications networks around the world in The data is created from submissions made directly to Collins Bartholomew or the GSMA from mobile operators, which provide roaming detail for inclusion in the online mapping application known as Collins Mobile Coverage Web. Polygons representing the network coverage have been split into country areas using the country polygons from the Collins World Explorer vector product. Polygons are supplied as multipart, and include any country ISO or FIPS codes where known. The data is supplied with a nominal resolution of approximately 1km on the ground. Temporal extent begin: end:

17 Localized Editing

18 Attribute Definitions ATTRIBUTE LABEL CNTRY_CODE COUNTRY ATTRIBUTE DEFINITION a unique numerical identifier for each country country name, in English CNTRY_ISO a unique numerical code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_ISO2 a unique alpha-2 code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_ISO3 a unique alpha-3 code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_FIPS a unique alpha-2 code based on the FIPS 10-4 standard

19 Registering Layers Source_ID Title Global_GSM_2007Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 Global_GSM_2008Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2008 Global_GSM_2009Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2009 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2011 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2012 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2013 Global_GSM_2007Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 Global_GSM_2008Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2008

20 Registering Layers Source_ID Title DRUID Global_GSM_2007Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 nm879wg1606 Global_GSM_2008Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2008 tv718rb3367 Global_GSM_2009Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2009 rc929pg4438 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2011 cm290sm0643 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2012 fq595rd0954

21 Identifiers Source_ID Title DRUID UUID Global_GSM_2007Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 nm879wg1606 f3a3374e fd-98c7-c2fbfb Global_GSM_2008Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2008 tv718rb3367 ab18d0cc-0ff8-472c-831c bd808e Global_GSM_2009Q1.shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2009 rc929pg c04bc9-f289-47b0-a3d2-3f2c67aabb67 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2011 cm290sm0643 c3e68635-b7cb-4aae-8b de92bf5 Global_GSM_ shp Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2012 fq595rd a298ca-6bd3-497e-8790-b3f6995f9c65

22 Auto-generating Metadata Dataset Identifier Dataset URI Distribution URL Distribution Filename Global_GSM_2007Q1.shp Metadata FIle Identifier edu.stanford.purl:nm879wg1606 Feature Catalog Title (ISO 19110) Feature Catalog Identifier (ISO 19110) Feature catalog for Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2007 f3a3374e fd-98c7-c2fbfb524284

23 Attribute Definitions ATTRIBUTE LABEL CNTRY_CODE COUNTRY ATTRIBUTE DEFINITION a unique numerical identifier for each country country name, in English CNTRY_ISO a unique numerical code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_ISO2 a unique alpha-2 code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_ISO3 a unique alpha-3 code based on the ISO standard CNTRY_FIPS a unique alpha-2 code based on the FIPS 10-4 standard

24 Attribute Definitions LABEL DEFINITION

25 Creating ISO Metadata ArcGIS to ISO using XSLT (arc xsl): Feature Catalog Title Feature Catalog Identifier (uuid) Originator Attribute Labels Attribute Definitions

26 Updating Existing Metadata Varies according to collection Preserves existing metadata XSLT adds required and recommended elements Normalizes existing values (themes, places, names, etc.) May require localized editing

27 Update Metadata Geoprocessing Python import arcpy from arcpy import env import os env.workspace: C:/Desktop/Geo4Lib/NationalAtlas for dirname, subdirs, filenames in os.walk(env.workspace): for f in filenames: if f.endswith('shp.xml') or f.endswith(.tif.xml ) of f.endswith( metadata.xml ): f = os.path.join(dirname, f) arcpy.xsltransform_conversion(f,' modify.xsl', f)

28 Updating Existing Metadata - Titles WIND_FARMS.shp Wind Farms, United States, 2015 Average Annual Rainfall, Monterey County, California Average Annual Rainfall, Monterey County, California, 2010 Current Distributions of Selected Amphibians in the United States Current Distributions of Selected Amphibians in the United States, USGS Small-scale Dataset - 1:1,000,000-Scale Urban Areas Shapefile 1:1,000,000-Scale Urban Areas, United States, 2013 North American Bat Ranges - Direct Download North American Bat Ranges,

29 Temporal Extents Ground Condition vs. Publication date Other Considerations Related items Lineage metadata for source materials Custom Projections Use free text to describe projections when no codes exist Rights - Access and Use Conditions Restricted, Public domain, Creative Commons, GNU

30 Geometry Types Point, Line, Polygon Other Considerations Distribution Formats Shapefile, Raster Dataset (GeoTIFF, ArcGRID,.) Collection Development $$$$$

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