[tdwg-tag] georeferencedDate - Request for the addition of a new Darwin Core term
jim.croft at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 23:10:32 CEST 2011
yes. Are there any other after-market actions that do not have dates
(and people/agents) associated with them?
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 4:04 AM, John Wieczorek <tuco at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> I completely agree with this proposal. It was an oversight not to have
> included it with the rest of the georeferencing terms in DwC at the
> outset. Now there are apps that need to include this, and it would be
> nice if it was an official term.
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Peter Desmet <peter.desmet at umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> Following the Darwin Core Term Change Policy
>> (http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/namespace/index.htm#classesofchanges), I
>> am hereby submitting a request for the addition of a new Darwin Core
>> term: georeferencedDate.
>> I've also submitted this request as an issue on the Darwin Core Google
>> Code site: http://code.google.com/p/darwincore/issues/detail?id=104
>> Term Name: georeferencedDate
>> Identifier: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/georeferencedDate
>> Namespace: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
>> Label: georeferencedDate
>> Definition: The date on which the georeference of the Location was
>> determined. Recommended best practice is to use an encoding scheme,
>> such as ISO 8601:2004(E).
>> Comment: Example: "2011-03-01T13:59-0500" is 1 Mar 2011 1:59pm in the
>> time zone five hours earlier than UTC.
>> Type of Term: http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#Property
>> Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/date
>> Date Issued: 2011-06-01
>> Date Modified:
>> Member Of:
>> Has Domain:
>> Has Range:
>> Is Replaced By:
>> Class: http://purl.org/dc/terms/Location
>> ABCD 2.06: not in ABCD
>> Submitter: Peter Desmet
>> Justification: A georeferencing date allows chronological sorting of
>> multiple georeferences for one location, identification of the most
>> recent georeference, etc. This term is already used at georeferencing
>> workshops (based on the GBIF 2006 Guide to best practices for
>> georeferencing) and in numerous collection databases. It will also
>> become one of the outputs of the new BioGeomancer.
>> It's justification is similar to the one for dateIdentified.
>> The term could be called "dateGeoreferenced" (cf. "dateIdentified"),
>> "georeferenceDate" (cf. "georeferenceProtocol" and "eventDate") or
>> "georeferencedDate" (cf. "georeferencedBy").
>> Thank you for reviewing this request.
>> Peter Desmet
>> Biodiversity Informatics Manager / Directeur de l'informatique de la
>> Biodiversity Centre / Centre sur la biodiversité de l'Université de Montréal
>> Canadensys - www.canadensys.net
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