Presentation on theme: "The New online Scar Map Catalogue Australian Antarctic Data Centre Australian Antarctic Division."— Presentation transcript:
The New online Scar Map Catalogue Australian Antarctic Data Centre Australian Antarctic Division
History Version 1 – Australian Map Catalogue Version 2 – Extended functionality Version 3 – SCAR catalogue - on line - June 2000
SCAR - Directory Interchange Format - DIF Compatible with existing DIF products Map Catalogue - describes maps Designed with the DIF Metadata standard in mind Facilitates the storage and search for maps Map catalogue & DIF standard
Key to development Fields – 20 – definitions, syntax, specifications, examples mandatory, optional, text, integer or character Valid Lists – features, countries, projections, paper sizes, availability Processes – under development. Update information on maps. Database –under development. Information on database schema, database construction Fixed for this version – open to suggestions for further development
Functionality International / ID Unique ID and Reference National ID Title and Alternative Title Publication and Availability Nomenclature Type
Internal modification of map information at AADC Modification on line SCAR gazetteer – link Improve search tools – map and area selection Generate automatic bar code for each map Future developments
Hard copy version and comments Hard copy delivery – USGS - December 2000 Update information to AADC - September 2000 Version 4 – SCAR 2002 Input from SCAR WG-GGI members – time for your comments!