Interoperability in Cultural Heritage: beyond GIS
Hugo de Groot, Rob Lokers: Centre for Geo-Information, Alterra, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands;
Ronald Wiemer: Dutch National Service for Cultural Heritage, The Netherlands.
Anyone who is interested in a certain phenomenon in
either archaeology, built history or historic landscape,
is facing a number of problems when trying to find
• Information sources are very diverse of nature and
•The information is stored scattered over many
organisations, varying from governmental bodies to
local NGO’s. link data
•The form in which the information occurs differs:
ranging from very extensive and to a large extent
structured, usually GIS oriented datasets to mainly IMKICH
•Many datasets originate in thematic projects.
search data use data
Knowledge Infrastructure on Cultural Heritage (KICH)
•The Information Model Knowledge Cultural Heritage.
(IMKICH) Based on (inter)national standards. Dublin
Core, NEN3610, GML, ISO. retrieve
•Datawarehouse with metadata and geodata. data
•KICH Website to search the information.
•OGC services to give access to the data. view data
•Compliant with Inspire
•Exchange data in standardised format.
•Link data from different sources. Information
•View data. mailto: email@example.com
•Retrieve data mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
•Use data mailto: email@example.com
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