Presentation on theme: "NEFIS WP2 Mid-Term Meeting Vienna 24-25 May 2004."— Presentation transcript:
NEFIS WP2 Mid-Term Meeting Vienna 24-25 May 2004
2.1 Metadata Standards and Keyword Lists Vocabulary Development 1 The Wallingford Meeting Vocabulary Development 2 Metadata Input and Structure Bench Test Draft Deliverable 3 Partner’s Input
Vocabulary Development 1 Combination of your recommended terms & three recognized, supported vocabularies –CABI, AGROVOC, NAL Input good, but requires validation for semantic usability Broad lists for selected themes posted on NEFIS site
Wallingford Meeting Purpose: To develop strategy for successfully completing WP2 tasks, esp. Deliverable 3 “Wallingford Steps” as guide Currently working on 3 through 6
Vocabulary Development 2 Developed detailed and broad lists Measure efficiency (searching, costs of developing, etc)
Metadata Input and Structure Based on recognised, supported Standard (EFIS=DC+ ‘quality’ field) Received comments on metadata early through e-mails Observations made at WP4 Solsona meeting Jean Wolsack’s test of EFIS metadata presented at Wallingford Other environmental IS’s modification of DC Draft structure developed - Annex 2 Today’s recommendations (agenda item 2.5) to be incorporated into D3.
Bench Test Dataset structures being reviewed to determine –Common features –Peculiarities –Authorities, e.g. controlled vocabularies, geographic lists, etc. Conduct test (on paper) from use case to dataset.
Draft Deliverable 3 Work in progress… Iterative process Vocabulary and metadata Principally recommendations from WP2 partners for future phases of NEFIS
Partner’s Input Response to questionnaire Is the draft metadata standard sufficient for your use as a data provider and data user? Are the draft vocabularies appropriate for your datasets and searching needs? How do you determine the quality of a dataset? And for what resource type? Focus on recommendations