OverviewFor a global overview of metadata in SIS, see the
|Class hierarchy||Aggregation hierarchy|
ISO 19115 metadata|
In addition to the standard properties, SIS provides the following methods:
DefaultRepresentativeFraction.setScale(double)for computing the denominator from a scale value.
Null values, nil objects and collectionsAll constructors and setter methods accept
nullarguments. A null argument value means that the metadata element can not be provided, and the reason for that is unspecified. Alternatively, users can specify why a metadata element is missing by providing a value created by
Unless otherwise noted in the Javadoc, all getter methods may return an empty collection,
an empty array or
null if the type is neither a collection or an array.
Note that non-null values may be
Unless the metadata object has been marked as unmodifiable and unless otherwise noted in the Javadoc, all collections returned by getter methods are live: adding new elements in the collection modify directly the underlying metadata object.
Defined in the
ClassDescriptionBasic information required to uniquely identify a resource or resources.Associated resource information.Associated resource information.Graphic that provides an illustration of the dataset (should include a legend for the graphic).Links a given operation name with a resource identified by an "identifier".Information required to identify a dataset.Specification of a class to categorize keywords in a domain-specific vocabulary that has a binding to a formal ontology.Keywords, their type and reference source.Operation chain information.Parameter information.A scale defined as the inverse of a denominator.Level of detail expressed as a scale factor or a ground distance.Identification of capabilities which a service provider makes available to a service user through a set of interfaces that define a behaviour.Brief description of ways in which the resource(s) is/are currently or has been used.