Codelist Catalog

This report describes the ISO TC211 codelist catalogs, the codelists they contain, and the values and definitions of the codes.

Please contact Ted Habermann if you have questions or suggestions.

Catalog

Name: ISO 19115-1 Codelists
Scope: Codelists for description of metadata datasets compliant with ISO/TC 211 19115-1.
Field of application: Codelists used in ISO 19115-3 metadata records
Version: 1.1
Date: 2017-09-10
Number of CodeLists: 29
Number of items: 342

Codelists

CI_DateTypeCode :

Description: identification of when a given event occurred
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/cit/1.0
Number of items: 16
Entry Definition
creation date identifies when the resource was brought into existence
publication date identifies when the resource was issued
revision date identifies when the resource was examined or re-examined and improved or amended
expiry date identifies when resource expires
lastUpdate date identifies when resource was last updated
lastRevision date identifies when resource was last reviewed
nextUpdate date identifies when resource will be next updated
unavailable date identifies when resource became not available or obtainable
inForce date identifies when resource became in force
adopted date identifies when resource was adopted
deprecated date identifies when resource was deprecated
superseded date identifies when resource was superseded or replaced by another resource
validityBegins time at which the data are considered to become valid. NOTE: There could be quite a delay between creation and validity begins
validityExpires time at which the data are no longer considered to be valid
released the date that the resource shall be released for public access
distribution date identifies when an instance of the resource was distributed
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CI_OnLineFunctionCode :

Description: function performed by the resource
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/cit/1.0
Number of items: 11
Entry Definition
download online instructions for transferring data from one storage device or system to another
information online information about the resource
offlineAccess online instructions for requesting the resource from the provider
order online order process for obtaining the resource
search online search interface for seeking out information about the resource
completeMetadata complete metadata provided
browseGraphic browse graphic provided
upload online resource upload capability provided
emailService online email service provided
browsing online browsing provided
fileAccess online file access provided
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CI_PresentationFormCode :

Description: mode in which the data are represented
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/cit/1.0
Number of items: 21
Entry Definition
documentDigital digital representation of a primarily textual item (can contain illustrations also)
documentHardcopy representation of a primarily textual item (can contain illustrations also) on paper, photographic material, or other media
imageDigital likeness of natural or man-made features, objects, and activities acquired through the sensing of visual or any other segment of the electromagnetic spectrum by sensors, such as thermal infrared, and high resolution radar and stored in digital format
imageHardcopy likeness of natural or man-made features, objects, and activities acquired through the sensing of visual or any other segment of the electromagnetic spectrum by sensors, such as thermal infrared, and high resolution radar and reproduced on paper, photographic material, or other media for use directly by the human user
mapDigital map represented in raster or vector form
mapHardcopy map printed on paper, photographic material, or other media for use directly by the human user
modelDigital multi-dimensional digital representation of a feature, process, etc.
modelHardcopy 3-dimensional, physical model
profileDigital vertical cross-section in digital form
profileHardcopy vertical cross-section printed on paper, etc.
tableDigital digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
tableHardcopy representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns, printed on paper, photographic material, or other media
videoDigital digital video recording
videoHardcopy video recording on film
audioDigital digital audio recording
audioHardcopy audio recording delivered by analog media, such as a magnetic tape
multimediaDigital information representation using simultaneously various digital modes for text, sound, image
multimediaHardcopy information representation using simultaneously various analog modes for text, sound, image
physicalSample a physical object, e.g. Rock or mineral sample, microscope slide
diagramDigital information represented graphically by charts such as pie chart, bar chart, and other type of diagrams and recorded in digital format
diagramHardcopy information represented graphically by charts such as pie chart, bar chart, and other type of diagrams and printed on paper, phototographic material, or other media
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CI_RoleCode :

Description: function performed by the responsible party
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/cit/1.0
Number of items: 20
Entry Definition
resourceProvider party that supplies the resource
custodian party that accepts accountability and responsibility for the resource and ensures appropriate care and maintenance of the resource
owner party that owns the resource
user party who uses the resource
distributor party who distributes the resource
originator party who created the resource
pointOfContact party who can be contacted for acquiring knowledge about or acquisition of the resource
principalInvestigator key party responsible for gathering information and conducting research
processor party who has processed the data in a manner such that the resource has been modified
publisher party who published the resource
author party who authored the resource
sponsor party who speaks for the resource
coAuthor party who jointly authors the resource
collaborator party who assists with the generation of the resource other than the principal investigator
editor party who reviewed or modified the resource to improve the content
mediator a class of entity that mediates access to the resource and for whom the resource is intended or useful
rightsHolder party owning or managing rights over the resource
contributor party contributing to the resource
funder party providing monetary support for the resource
stakeholder party who has an interest in the resource or the use of the resource
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CI_TelephoneTypeCode :

Description: type of telephone
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/cit/1.0
Number of items: 3
Entry Definition
voice telephone provides voice service
fax telephone provides facsimile service
sms telephone provides sms service
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DS_AssociationTypeCode :

Description: justification for the correlation of two resources
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mri/1.0
Number of items: 9
Entry Definition
crossReference reference from one resource to another
largerWorkCitation reference to a master resource of which this one is a part
partOfSeamlessDatabase part of same structured set of data held in a computer
stereoMate part of a set of imagery that when used together, provides three-dimensional images
isComposedOf reference to resources that are parts of this resource
collectiveTitle common title for a collection of resources. NOTE: title identifies elements of a series collectively, combined with information about what volumes are available at the source cite
series associated through a common heritage such as produced to a common product specification
dependency associated through a dependency
revisionOf resource is a revision of associated resource
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DCPList :

Description: class of information to which the referencing entity applies
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/srv/2.0
Number of items: 10
Entry Definition
XML Extensible Markup Language
CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture
JAVA Object-oriented programming language
COM Component Object Model
SQL Structured Query Language
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
Z3950 ISO 23950
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
FTP File Transfer Protocol
WebServices Web service
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DS_InitiativeTypeCode :

Description: type of aggregation activity in which resources are related
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mri/1.0
Number of items: 15
Entry Definition
campaign series of organized planned actions
collection accumulation of resources assembled for a specific purpose
exercise specific performance of a function or group of functions
experiment process designed to find if something is effective or valid
investigation search or systematic inquiry
mission specific operation of a data collection system
sensor device or piece of equipment which detects or records
operation action that is part of a series of actions
platform vehicle or other support base that holds a sensor
process method of doing something involving a number of steps
program specific planned activity
project organized undertaking, research, or development
study examination or investigation
task piece of work
trial process of testing to discover or demonstrate something
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MD_CellGeometryCode :

Description: code indicating the geometry represented by the grid cell value
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/msr/1.0
Number of items: 4
Entry Definition
point each cell represents a point
area each cell represents an area
voxel each cell represents a volumetric measurement on a regular grid in three dimensional space
stratum height range for a single point vertical profile
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MD_ClassificationCode :

Description: name of the handling restrictions on the resource
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mco/1.0
Number of items: 9
Entry Definition
unclassified available for general disclosure
restricted not for general disclosure
confidential available for someone who can be entrusted with information
secret kept or meant to be kept private, unknown, or hidden from all but a select group of people
topSecret of the highest secrecy
SBU although unclassified, requires strict controls over its distribution
forOfficialUseOnly unclassified information that is to be used only for official purposes determined by the designating body
protected compromise of the information could cause damage
limitedDistribution desimination limited by designating body
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MD_CoverageContentTypeCode :

Description: specific type of information represented in the cell
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mrc/1.0
Number of items: 8
Entry Definition
image meaningful numerical representation of a physical parameter that is not the actual value of the physical parameter
thematicClassification code value with no quantitative meaning, used to represent a physical quantity
physicalMeasurement value in physical units of the quantity being measured
auxillaryInformation data, usually a physical measurement, used to support the calculation of the primary physicalMeasurement coverages in the dataset (e.g. grid of aerosol optical thickness used in the calculation of a sea surface temperature product).
qualityInformation data used to characterize the quality of the physicalMeasurement coverages in the dataset. Typically included in a gmi:QE_CoverageResult.
referenceInformation reference information used to support the calculation or use of the physicalMeasurement coverages in the dataset (e.g. grids of latitude/longitude used to geolocate the physical measurements).
modelResult resources with values that are calculated using a model rather than being observed or calculated from observations.
coordinate data used to provide coordinate axis values
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MD_DatatypeCode :

Description: datatype of element or entity
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mex/1.0
Number of items: 15
Entry Definition
class descriptor of a set of objects that share the same attributes, operations, methods, relationships, and behaviour
codelist flexible enumeration useful for expressing a long list of values, can be extended
enumeration data type whose instances form a list of named literal values, not extendable
codelistElement permissible value for a codelist or enumeration
abstractClass class that cannot be directly instantiated
aggregateClass class that is composed of classes it is connected to by an aggregate relationship
specifiedClass subclass that may be substituted for its superclass
datatypeClass class with few or no operations whose primary purpose is to hold the abstract state of another class for transmittal, storage, encoding or persistent storage
interfaceClass named set of operations that characterize the behaviour of an element
unionClass class describing a selection of one of the specified types
metaClass class whose instances are classes
typeClass class used for specification of a domain of instances (objects), together with the operations applicable to the objects. A type may have attributes and associations
characterString textual information
integer numerical field
association semantic relationship between two classes that involves connections among their instances
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MD_DimensionNameTypeCode :

Description: name of the dimension
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/msr/1.0
Number of items: 8
Entry Definition
row ordinate (y) axis
column abscissa (x) axis
vertical vertical (z) axis
track along the direction of motion of the scan point
crossTrack perpendicular to the direction of motion of the scan point
line scan line of a sensor
sample element along a scan line
time duration
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MD_GeometricObjectTypeCode :

Description: name of point or vector objects used to locate zero-, one-, two-, or three-dimensional spatial locations in the dataset
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/msr/1.0
Number of items: 6
Entry Definition
complex set of geometric primitives such that their boundaries can be represented as a union of other primitives
composite connected set of curves, solids or surfaces
curve bounded, 1-dimensional geometric primitive, representing the continuous image of a line
point zero-dimensional geometric primitive, representing a position but not having an extent
solid bounded, connected 3-dimensional geometric primitive, representing the continuous image of a region of space
surface bounded, connected 2-dimensional geometric primitive, representing the continuous image of a region of a plane
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MD_ImagingConditionCode :

Description: code which indicates conditions which may affect the image
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mrc/1.0
Number of items: 11
Entry Definition
blurredImage portion of the image is blurred
cloud portion of the image is partially obscured by cloud cover
degradingObliquity acute angle between the plane of the ecliptic (the plane of the Earth s orbit) and the plane of the celestial equator
fog portion of the image is partially obscured by fog
heavySmokeOrDust portion of the image is partially obscured by heavy smoke or dust
night image was taken at night
rain image was taken during rainfall
semiDarkness image was taken during semi-dark conditions; twilight conditions
shadow portion of the image is obscured by shadow
snow portion of the image is obscured by snow
terrainMasking the absence of collection data of a given point or area caused by the relative location of topographic features which obstruct the collection path between the collector(s) and the subject(s) of interest
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MD_KeywordTypeCode :

Description: methods used to group similar keywords
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mri/1.0
Number of items: 15
Entry Definition
discipline keyword identifies a branch of instruction or specialized learning
place keyword identifies a location
stratum keyword identifies the layer(s) of any deposited substance or levels within an ordered system
temporal keyword identifies a time period related to the resource
theme keyword identifies a particular subject or topic
dataCentre keyword identifies a repository or archive that manages and distributes data
featureType keyword identifies a resource containing or about a collection of feature instances with common characteristics
instrument keyword identifies a device used to measure or compare physical properties
platform keyword identifies a structure upon which an instrument is mounted
process keyword identifies a series of actions or natural occurrences
project keyword identifies an endeavour undertaken to create or modify a product or service
service keyword identifies an activity carried out by one party for the benefit of another
product keyword identifies a type of product
subTopicCategory refinement of a topic category for the purpose of geographic data classification
taxon keyword identifies a taxonomy of the resource
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MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode :

Description: frequency with which modifications and deletions are made to the data after it is first produced
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mmi/1.0
Number of items: 15
Entry Definition
continual resource is repeatedly and frequently updated
daily resource is updated each day
weekly resource is updated on a weekly basis
fortnightly resource is updated every two weeks
monthly resource is updated each month
quarterly resource is updated every three months
biannually resource is updated twice each year
annually resource is updated every year
asNeeded resource is updated as deemed necessary
irregular resource is updated in intervals that are uneven in duration
notPlanned there are no plans to update the data
unknown frequency of maintenance for the data is not known
periodic resource is updated at regular intervals
semimonthly resource updated twice a monthly
biennially resource is updated every 2 years
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MD_MediumFormatCode :

Description: method used to write to the medium
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mrd/1.0
Number of items: 7
Entry Definition
cpio Copy In / Out (UNIX file format and command)
tar Tape Archive
highSierra high sierra file system
iso9660 information processing volume and file structure of CD-ROM
iso9660RockRidge rock ridge interchange protocol (UNIX)
iso9660AppleHFS hierarchical file system (Macintosh)
udf universal disk format
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MD_ObligationCode :

Description: obligation of the element or entity
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mex/1.0
Number of items: 3
Entry Definition
mandatory element is always required
optional element is not required
conditional element is required when a specific condition is met
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MD_PixelOrientationCode :

Description: point in a pixel corresponding to the Earth location of the pixel
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/msr/1.0
Number of items: 5
Entry Definition
center point halfway between the lower left and the upper right of the pixel
lowerLeft the corner in the pixel closest to the origin of the SRS; if two are at the same distance from the origin, the one with the smallest x-value
lowerRight next corner counterclockwise from the lower left
upperRight next corner counterclockwise from the lower right
upperLeft next corner counterclockwise from the upper right
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MD_ProgressCode :

Description: status of the resource
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mcc/1.0
Number of items: 18
Entry Definition
completed has been completed
historicalArchive stored in an offline storage facility
obsolete no longer relevant
onGoing continually being updated
planned fixed date has been established upon or by which the resource will be created or updated
required needs to be generated or updated
underDevelopment currently in the process of being created
final progress concluded and no changes will be accepted
pending committed to, but not yet addressed
retired item is no longer recommended for use. It has not been superseded by another item
superseded replaced by new
tentative provisional changes likely before resource becomes final or complete
valid acceptable under specific conditions
accepted agreed to by sponsor
notAccepted rejected by sponsor
withdrawn removed from consideration
proposed suggested that development needs to be undertaken
deprecated resource superseded and will become obsolete, use only for historical purposes
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MD_ReferenceSystemTypeCode :

Description: defines type of reference system used
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mrs/1.0
Number of items: 28
Entry Definition
compoundEngineeringParametric compound statio-parametric coordinate reference system containing an engineering coordinate reference system and a parametric reference system. e.g. [local] x, y, pressure
compoundEngineeringParametricTemporal compound statio-parametric-temporal coordinate reference system containing an engineering, a parametric, and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. [local] x, y, pressure, time
compoundEngineeringTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing an engineering and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. [local] x, y, time
compoundEngineeringVertical compound spatial reference system containing a horizontal engineering coordinate reference system and a vertical coordinate reference system. e.g. [local] x, y, height
compoundEngineeringVerticalTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing an engineering, a vertical, and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. [local] x, y, height, time
compoundGeodeticParametric compound statio-parametric coordinate reference system containing a 2 dimensional geographic horizontal coordinate reference system and a parametric reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, pressure
compoundGeodeticParametricTemporal compound statio-parametric-temporal coordinate reference system containing a 2 dimensional geographic horizontal, a parametric and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, pressure, time
compoundGeographic2DTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing a 2 dimensional geographic horizontal coordinate reference system and a temporal reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, time
compoundGeographic2DVertical compound coordinate reference system in which one constituent coordinate reference system is a horizontal geodetic coordinate reference system and one is a vertical coordinate reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, [gravity-related] height or depth
compoundGeographicVerticalTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing a 2 dimensional geographic horizontal, a vertical, and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, height, time
compoundGeographic3DTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing a 3 dimensional geographic and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. latitude, longitude, ellipsoidal height, time
compoundProjected2DParametric compound statio-parametric coordinate reference system containing a projected horizontal coordinate reference system and a parametric reference system. e.g. easting, northing, density
compoundProjected2DParametricTemporal compound statio-parametric-temporal coordinate reference system containing a projected horizontal, a parametric, and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. easting, northing, density, time
compoundProjectedTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing a projected horizontal and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. easting, northing, time
compoundProjectedVertical compound spatial reference system containing a horizontal projected coordinate reference system and a vertical coordinate reference system. e.g. easting, northing, [gravity-related] height or depth
compoundProjectedVerticalTemporal compound spatio-temporal coordinate reference system containing a projected horizontal, a vertical, and a temporal coordinate reference system. e.g. easting, northing, height, time
engineering coordinate reference system based on an engineering datum (datum describing the relationship of a coordinate system to a local reference). e.g. [local] x,y
engineeringDesign engineering coordinate reference system in which the base representation of a moving object is specified. e.g. [local] x,y
engineeringImage coordinate reference system based on an image datum (engineering datum which defines the relationship of a coordinate system to an image). e.g. row, column
geodeticGeocentric geodetic CRS having a Cartesian 3D coordinate system. e.g. [geocentric] X,Y,Z
geodeticGeographic2D geodetic CRS having an ellipsoidal 2D coordinate system. e.g. latitude, longitude
geodeticGeographic3D geodetic CRS having an ellipsoidal 3D coordinate system. e.g. latitude, longitude, ellipsoidal height
geographicIdentifier spatial reference in the form of a label or code that identifies a location. e.g. post code
linear set of Linear Referencing Methods and the policies, records and procedures for implementing them. reference system that identifies a location by reference to a segment of a linear geographic feature and distance along that segment from a given point. e.g. x km along road
parametric coordinate reference system based on a parametric datum (datum describing the relationship of a parametric coordinate system to an object). e.g. pressure
projected coordinate reference system derived from a two-dimensional geodetic coordinate reference system by applying a map projection. e.g. easting, northing
temporal reference system against which time is measured. e.g. time
vertical one-dimensional coordinate reference system based on a vertical datum (datum describing the relation of gravity-related heights or depths to the Earth). e.g. [gravity-related] height or depth
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MD_RestrictionCode :

Description: limitation(s) placed upon the access or use of the data
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mco/1.0
Number of items: 17
Entry Definition
copyright exclusive right to the publication, production, or sale of the rights to a literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work, or to the use of a commercial print or label, granted by law for a specified period of time to an author, composer, artist, distributor
patent government has granted exclusive right to make, sell, use or license an invention or discovery
patentPending produced or sold information awaiting a patent
trademark a name, symbol, or other device identifying a product, officially registered and legally restricted to the use of the owner or manufacturer
licence formal permission to do something
intellectualPropertyRights rights to financial benefit from and control of distribution of non-tangible property that is a result of creativity
restricted withheld from general circulation or disclosure
otherRestrictions limitation not listed
unrestricted no constraints exist
licenceUnrestricted formal permission not required to use the resource
licenceEndUser formal permission required for a person or an entity to use the resource and that may differ from the person that orders or purchases it
licenceDistributor formal permission required for a person or an entity to commercialize or distribute the resource
private protects rights of individual or organisations from observation, intrusion, or attention of others
statutory prescribed by law
confidential not available to the public contains information that could be prejudicial to a commercial, industrial, or national interest
SBU although unclassified, requires strict controls over its distribution.
in-confidence with trust
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MD_ScopeCode :

Description: class of information to which the referencing entity applies
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mcc/1.0
Number of items: 26
Entry Definition
attribute information applies to the attribute value
attributeType information applies to the characteristic of a feature
collectionHardware information applies to the collection hardware class
collectionSession information applies to the collection session
dataset information applies to the dataset
series information applies to the series
nonGeographicDataset information applies to non-geographic data
dimensionGroup information applies to a dimension group
feature information applies to a feature
featureType information applies to a feature type
propertyType information applies to a property type
fieldSession information applies to a field session
software information applies to a computer program or routine
service information applies to a capability which a service provider entity makes available to a service user entity through a set of interfaces that define a behaviour, such as a use case
model information applies to a copy or imitation of an existing or hypothetical object
tile information applies to a tile, a spatial subset of geographic data
metadata information applies to metadata
initiative information applies to an initiative
sample information applies to a sample
document information applies to a document
repository information applies to a repository
aggregate information applies to an aggregate resource
product metadata describing an ISO 19131 data product specification
collection information applies to an unstructured set
coverage information applies to a coverage
application information resource hosted on a specific set of hardware and accessible over a network
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MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode :

Description: method used to represent geographic information in the resource
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mcc/1.0
Number of items: 6
Entry Definition
vector vector data are used to represent geographic data
grid grid data are used to represent geographic data
textTable textual or tabular data are used to represent geographic data
tin triangulated irregular network
stereoModel three-dimensional view formed by the intersecting homologous rays of an overlapping pair of images
video scene from a video recording
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MD_TopicCategoryCode :

Description: high-level geographic data thematic classification to assist in the grouping and search of available geographic data sets. Can be used to group keywords as well. Listed examples are not exhaustive. NOTE: It is understood there are overlaps between general categories and the user is encouraged to select the one most appropriate.
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/mri/1.0
Number of items: 21
Entry Definition
farming rearing of animals and/or cultivation of plants. Examples: agriculture, irrigation, aquaculture, plantations, herding, pests and diseases affecting crops and livestock
biota flora and/or fauna in natural environment. Examples: wildlife, vegetation, biological sciences, ecology, wilderness, sealife, wetlands, habitat
boundaries legal land descriptions, maritime boundaries. Examples: political and administrative boundaries, territorial seas, EEZ, port security zones
climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere processes and phenomena of the atmosphere. Examples: cloud cover, weather, climate, atmospheric conditions, climate change, precipitation
economy economic activities, conditions and employment. Examples: production, labour, revenue, commerce, industry, tourism and ecotourism, forestry, fisheries, commercial or subsistence hunting, exploration and exploitation of resources such as minerals, oil and gas
elevation height above or below a vertical datum. Examples: altitude, bathymetry, digital elevation models, slope, derived products
environment environmental resources, protection and conservation. Examples: environmental pollution, waste storage and treatment, environmental impact assessment, monitoring environmental risk, nature reserves, landscape
geoscientificInformation information pertaining to earth sciences. Examples: geophysical features and processes, geology, minerals, sciences dealing with the composition, structure and origin of the earth's rocks, risks of earthquakes, volcanic activity, landslides, gravity information, soils, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion
health health, health services, human ecology, and safety. Examples: disease and illness, factors affecting health, hygiene, substance abuse, mental and physical health, health services
imageryBaseMapsEarthCover base maps. Examples: land cover, topographic maps, imagery, unclassified images, annotations
intelligenceMilitary military bases, structures, activities. Examples: barracks, training grounds, military transportation, information collection
inlandWaters inland water features, drainage systems and their characteristics. Examples: rivers and glaciers, salt lakes, water utilization plans, dams, currents, floods, water quality, hydrologic information
location positional information and services. Examples: addresses, geodetic networks, control points, postal zones and services, place names
oceans features and characteristics of salt water bodies (excluding inland waters) Examples: tides, tsunamis, coastal information, reefs
planningCadastre information used for appropriate actions for future use of the land. Examples: land use maps, zoning maps, cadastral surveys, land ownership
society characteristics of society and cultures. Examples: settlements, anthropology, archaeology, education, traditional beliefs, manners and customs, demographic data, recreational areas and activities, social impact assessments, crime and justice, census information
structure man-made construction. Examples: buildings, museums, churches, factories, housing, monuments, shops, towers
transportation means and aids for conveying persons and/or goods. Examples: roads, airports/airstrips, shipping routes, tunnels, nautical charts, vehicle or vessel location, aeronautical charts, railways
utilitiesCommunication energy, water and waste systems and communications infrastructure and services. Examples: hydroelectricity, geothermal, solar and nuclear sources of energy, water purification and distribution, sewage collection and disposal, electricity and gas distribution, data communication, telecommunication, radio, communication networks
extraTerrestrial region more than 100 km above the surface of the Earth
disaster Information related to disasters. Examples: site of the disaster, evacuation zone, disaster-prevention facility, disaster relief activities
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MD_TopologyLevelCode :

Description: degree of complexity of the spatial relationships
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/msr/1.0
Number of items: 9
Entry Definition
geometryOnly geometry objects without any additional structure which describes topology
topology1D 1-dimensional topological complex; commonly called 'chain-node' topology
planarGraph 1-dimensional topological complex that is planar. (A planar graph is a graph that can be drawn in a plane in such a way that no two edges intersect except at a vertex.)
fullPlanarGraph 2-dimensional topological complex that is planar. (A 2-dimensional topological complex is commonly called 'full topology' in a cartographic 2D environment.)
surfaceGraph 1-dimensional topological complex that is isomorphic to a subset of a surface. (A geometric complex is isomorphic to a topological complex if their elements are in a one-to-one, dimensional-and boundary-preserving correspondence to one another.)
fullSurfaceGraph 2-dimensional topological complex that is isomorphic to a subset of a surface
topology3D 3-dimensional topological complex. (A topological complex is a collection of topological primitives that are closed under the boundary operations.)
fullTopology3D complete coverage of a 3D Euclidean coordinate space
abstract topological complex without any specified geometric realisation
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SV_CouplingType :

Description: type of coupling between service and associated data (if exists)
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/srv/2.0
Number of items: 3
Entry Definition
loose service instance is loosely coupled with a data instance, i.e. no MD_DataIdentification class has to be described
mixed service instance is mixed coupled with a data instance, i.e. MD_DataIdentification describes the associated data instance and additionally the service instance might work with other external data instances
tight service instance is tightly coupled with a data instance, i.e. MD_DataIdentification class MUST be described
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SV_ParameterDirection :

Description: class of information to which the referencing entity applies
CodeSpace: http://standards.iso.org/iso/19115/-3/srv/2.0
Number of items: 3
Entry Definition
in the parameter is an input parameter to the service instance
out the parameter is an output parameter to the service instance
in/out the parameter is both an input and output parameter to the service instance
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