Geospatial Common eXtension (GCX) Version: 1.0


GCX 1.0 is an XML Schema implementation derived from ISO ISO 19115-1, Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 1: Fundamentals, Clause 7.2. It includes elements for xml implementation, from ISO 19139 updated for compatibility with 19115-3. The XML schema was encoded using the rules described in ISO/TS 19139:2007, Clause 8 and implementation approach from ISO/TS19115-3, Clause 8.

Sample XML files for gcx 1.0


XML Namespace for gcx 1.0

The namespace URI for gcx 1.0 is

XML Schema for gcx 1.0

gcx.xsd is the XML Schema document to be referenced by XML documents containing XML elements in the gcx 1.0 namespace or by XML Schema documents importing the gcx 1.0 namespace. This XML schema includes (indirectly) all the implemented concepts of the gcx namespace, but it does not contain the declaration of any types.

NOTE: The XML Schema for gcx 1.0 are available here. A zip archive including all the XML Schema Implementations defined in ISO/TS 19115-3 and related standards is also available.

Related XML Schema for gcx 1.0

extendedTypes.xsd implements the UML conceptual schema defined in ISO 19115-1, Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 1: Fundamentals, Clause 7.2. It was created using the encoding rules defined in ISO 19118, ISO 19139, and the implementation approach described in ISO 19115-3 and contains the following classes (codeLists are bold): FileName, MimeFileType, and Anchor

Related XML Namespaces for gcx 1.0

The gcx 1.0 namespace imports these other namespaces:
Name Standard Prefix Namespace Location Schema Location
Geographic COmmon gco ../../../../19115/-3/gco/1.0/gco.xsd
Metadata Common Classes mcc ../../../../19115/-3/mcc/1.0/mcc.xsd
XML Linking Language (XLink) Version 1.0. W3C Recommendation xlink

Working Versions

When revisions to these schema become necessary, they will be managed in the ISO TC211 Git Repository.

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