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Components of GDI-DE

From GDI-DE Testsuite to GDI-DE Registry

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The Spatial Data Infrastructure Germany (GDI-DE) provides certain service functions to involved parties and partners – as national technical components:

  • The validation tool GDI-DE Testsuite for the verification of the conformity of spatial data sets as well as services and metatdata
  • The discovery service, through which all spatial data sets and services available in the GDI-DE can be found
  • The website, which offers to users simple options for searching spatial data, linking them and having them displayed in maps
  • The information system GDI-DE Registry for the administration and technical support of comprehensive concepts

The three first-mentioned components are already in operation. GDI-DE Registry presently exists as a prototype.

GDI-DE Testsuite and GDI-DE Registry are primarily directed to spatial data providers. Users can access the data via and

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