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INSPIRE glossary

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INSPIRE glossary
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The INSPIRE Glossary contains general terms and definitions that specify the common terminology used in the INSPIRE Directive and in the INSPIRE Implementing Rules documents. The glossary supports the use of a consistent language in different documents when referring to the terms.
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European Union
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Gazetteer Valid
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Geographic identifier Valid
Geographical grid system Valid
Harmonised data product specifications Valid
Homologous spatial objects Valid
Identifier Valid
Infrastructure for spatial information Valid
INSPIRE application schema Valid
INSPIRE data specification Valid
INSPIRE geo-portal Valid
Internal object identifier Valid
Interoperability Valid
Interoperable spatial data Valid
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Life-cycle information Valid
Life-cycle rules Valid
Linear reference system Valid
Linguistic text Valid
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Multicultural Valid
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Multiple representation Valid
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Ontology Valid
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Public authority Valid
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Temporal reference system Valid
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Thematic identifier Valid
Theme Valid
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Unique object identifier Valid
Unit Valid
Universe of discourse Valid
Use case Valid
Version Valid
Postal address Valid
Dynamic segmentation Valid
Linear element Valid
Linear referencing Valid
Static segmentation Valid
River basin Valid
Sub-basin Valid
Glacier Valid
Snowfield Valid
Foreshore Valid
Riverbank Valid
Fictitious Valid
Cross section (watercourse) Valid
Discharge rate Valid
Flow direction Valid
Groundwater Valid
Large river Valid
Large lake Valid
Main river Valid
Main lake Valid
Artificial water body Valid
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River basin district Valid
Aquifer Valid
Dam Valid
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Natura2000 Valid
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Coordinate reference system Valid
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Datum Valid
Grid point Valid
EuroRoadS Valid
Eurocontrol Valid
Character string Valid
Free text Valid
Lineage Valid
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Quality Valid
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Metadata element - Metadata date Valid
Metadata element - Metadata language Valid
Discovery service (discovery) Valid
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Transformation service (transformation) Valid
Invoke spatial data service (invoke) Valid
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Addressable object Valid
Property Valid
Cadastral gap Valid
Topological gap Valid
Cadastral overlap Valid
Topological overlap Valid
Geodetic datum Valid
Grid Valid
Map projection Valid
Compound coordinate reference system Valid
Geodetic coordinate system Valid
Grid cell Valid
Aerodrome reference point Valid
Airport/Heliport Valid
Deep water route Valid
Inter-modal connection Valid
Navaid equipment Valid
Railway yard Valid
Significant point Valid
Reference grid Retired
CP controlled gap Retired
CP uncontrolled gap Retired
CP controlled overlap Retired
CP uncontrolled overlap Retired
ETRS89/EVRS Retired
European Terrestrial Reference System 1989 (ETRS89) Retired
European Vertical Reference System (EVRS) Retired
basic property unit Retired
dataset Retired