OverviewFor a global overview of metadata in SIS, see the
|Class hierarchy||Aggregation hierarchy|
ISO 19115 metadata|
Spatial representation «abstract»|
Vector spatial representation
Grid spatial representation
Spatial representation type «code list»
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
ClassDescriptionInformation used to determine geographic location corresponding to image location.Method used to represent geographic information in the dataset.Axis properties.Information on ground control point.Information about a control point collection.Number of objects, listed by geometric object type, used in the dataset.Grid whose cells are regularly spaced in a geographic or projected coordinate reference system.Grid with cells irregularly spaced in any given geographic/map projection coordinate reference system.Method used to represent geographic information in the dataset.Information about the vector spatial objects in the dataset.