UK GEMINI (Geo-spatial Metadata Interoperability Initiative)
UK GEMINI is a specification for a set of metadata elements for describing geospatial data resources for discovery purposes. It has been produced and is maintained by the AGI Standards Committee. It is a free of charge resource provided by the AGI for the benefit of the GI community.
UK GEMINI v2.2 published December 2012
Version 2.2 of UK GEMINI2 includes changes requested by the UK Location Programme Metadata Working Group resulting from the implementation of the national geospatial metadata service.
Version 2.1 is available here:
Guidelines for UK GEMINI
Part 1 Introduction
Covers the basics of metadata.
Part 2 Creating Metadata using UK GEMINI
Provides a set of detailed guidelines for compiling UK GEMINI metadata elements.
Part 3 Metadata Quality
Deals with metadata quality and covers quality evaluation and quality management of metadata including guidance on establishing acceptable quality levels.
These guidelines correspond to v2.1 of UK GEMINI. They will be updated to cover v2.2.
Comments on UK GEMINI
Including suggestions for further developments, or on the Guidelines, may be submitted by email to email@example.com