Descrizione delle categorie ISO
Inland Water Resources
Inland water features, drainage systems and characteristics.
E.g., rivers, glaciers, lakes, water use plans, dams, currents, floods, water quality, hydrographic charts.
Oceans and Estuaries
Features and characteristics of salt water bodies.
E.g., tides, tidal waves, coastal information, reefs.
Agriculture and Farming
Rearing of animals and/or cultivation of plants.
E.g., agriculture, crops, livestock.
Environment and Conservation
Environmental resources, protection, and conservation.
E.g., natural resources, pollution, impact assessment, monitoring, land analysis.
Biology and Ecology
Flora and/or fauna in natural environments.
E.g., flora and fauna, ecology, wetlands, habitat.
Atmosphere and Climatic
Processes and phenomena of the atmosphere.
E.g., processes and phenomena of the atmosphere.
Administrative and Political Boundaries
Legal land descriptions.
E.g., political and administrative boundaries.
Business and Economic
Economic activities, conditions, and employment.
E.g., business and economics.
Elevation and Derived Products
Height above or below the earth's surface.
E.g., altitude, bathymetry, dem's, slope, derived products.
Geological and Geophysical
Information pertaining to the earth sciences.
E.g., geology, minerals, earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, soils, gravity, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion.
Military bases, structures, activities.
E.g., military bases, structures, activities.
Locations and Geodetic Networks
Positional information and services.
E.g., addresses, geodetic networks, control points, postal zones, place names.
Imagery and Base Maps
E.g., land cover, topographic maps, imagery, annotations.
Information used for appropriate actions for future use of the land.
E.g., land use maps, zoning maps, cadastral surveys, land ownership.
Human Health and Disease
Health, health services, human ecology, and safety.
E.g., disease, illness, factors affecting health, hygiene, substance abuse.
Utilities and Communication
Energy, water and waste systems, and communications infrastructure.
E.g., hydroelectricity, geothermal, solar, and nuclear sources of energy, water purification and distribution, sewage collection and disposal, electrical and gas distribution, data communication, telecommunication, radio, communication networks.
Cultural, Society and Demography
Characteristics of society and culture.
E.g., anthropology, archaeology, religion, demographics, crime and justice.
Facilities and Structures
E.g., architecture, buildings, museums, churches, factories, housing, monuments, shops, towers.
Means and aids for conveying persons and/or goods.
E.g., roads, airports, airstrips, shipping routes, tunnels, nautical charts, vehicle and vessel locations, aeronautical charts, railways, trails.