Batch Parsing XML Metadata for Cataloging GIS Data

Specifies the file type to parse (XML). • start.php: Gives basic instructions. Reads the list of XML files to a dropdown list …

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Batch Parsing XML Metadata for Cataloging GIS Data

  • Database of cataloged geospatial data layers
  • Allows keyword and thematic searching
  • Provides data layer identification, access instructions, related terms, description, source info, coordinate system info, etc.
  • Links to data download, metadata, collection web pages, related data, web mapping, other docs.
  • Parse XML metadata files for element content needed for cataloging
  • Geospatial data are increasingly accompanied by XML metadata files, usually in FGDC format.
  • XML advantage: automated extraction of metadata elements needed for cataloging
  • Batch processes can very quickly extract elements from a large set of XML files
  • Extraction process must remain independent of any metadata structure standard
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