Application Profile for Earth Observation Images

  • Jean-Christophe Desconnets
  • Hatim Chahdi
  • Isabelle Mougenot
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 478)


Based on the concept of an application profile as proposed by the Dublin Core initiative, the work presented in this manuscript attempts to propose an application profile for the Earth Observation images. This approach aims to provide an open and extensible model facilitating the sharing and management of distributed images within decentralized architectures. It is intended to eventually cover the needs of discovery, localization, consulting, preservation and processing of data for decision support. We are using the Singapore framework recommendations to build the application profile. A particular focus on the formalization and representation of Description Set Profile (DSP) in RDF is proposed.


metadata metadata standards data interoperability Dublin Core application profile Earth observation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Christophe Desconnets
    • 1
  • Hatim Chahdi
    • 1
  • Isabelle Mougenot
    • 2
  1. 1.Espace Dev IRD site de LavaletteMontpellierFrance
  2. 2.Espace-Dev, Université de Montpellier 2Montpellier Cedex 5France

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