Terms used in official statistics

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Metadata


Definition:

Data about data, for spatial data collection. Information about this collection defining data contained in it in terms of: the location and type of objects and their attributes, origin, accuracy, detail and timeliness of collected data, applied standards, property rights and copyright, prices, terms and conditions of access to the data collection and their use for certain purposes.



Metadata, with regard to spatial data collection, is the information that describe spatial data collection and spatial data services and enable search, inventory and usage of these data and services.


High-level terms

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