Blake, Bradley A.
College for Professional Studies
MS Software and Information Systems
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The INSPIRE Directive entered into force in 2007. The INSPIRE (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe) initiative seeks to set in place mechanisms for sharing spatial data across Europe. Metadata is one of these mechanisms: to enable discovery and to act as an information source about spatial data resources. This project examines the implementation of spatial data metadata in Ireland. Using an Irish public service organisation as a case study, the project examines how metadata creation and presentation could be optimised to provide the best value for the end user. This project also examines database tools that can be leveraged to place metadata within the spatial data maintenance workflow, while seeking to reduce the administrative burden on the domain experts who create the metadata.
Date of Award
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Lawlor, Fiona, "Implementation of the Metadata Elements of the Inspire Directive" (2008). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 138.