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Publication process for direct partners

There is a short overview of the publication process for direct geocat.ch-Partners in German and in French.

Guidelines for data acquisition in geocat.ch (in German)

  • Geospatial metadata in general
    General directions for entering geospatial metadata in geocat.ch
    22.04.2022 | PDF, 11 Pages, 727 KB, German
  • Terms of use
    Directions for entering terms of use in geocat.ch
    28.02.2022 | PDF, 2 Pages, 489 KB, German
  • Online Ressources and formats
    Directions for entering online ressources and formats in geocat.ch
    28.02.2022 | PDF, 3 Pages, 400 KB, German
  • Contacts
    Directions for entering contacts in geocat.ch
    16.05.2022 | PDF, 2 Pages, 477 KB, German
  • Geoservices metadata
    Directions for entering geoservices metadata in geocat.ch
    22.02.2022 | PDF, 17 Pages, 823 KB, German

Guidelines for data acquisition in geocat.ch (in French)

  • Geospatial metadata in general
    General directions for entering geospatial metadata in geocat.ch
    22.04.2022 | PDF, 11 Pages, 798 KB, French
  • Terms of use
    Directions for entering terms of use in geocat.ch
    28.02.2022 | PDF, 2 Pages, 575 KB, French
  • Online Ressources and formats
    Directions for entering online ressources and formats in geocat.ch
    13.01.2022 | PDF, 3 Pages, 377 KB, French
  • Contacts
    Directions for entering contacts in geocat.ch
    13.01.2022 | PDF, 2 Pages, 452 KB, French
  • Geoservices metadata
    Directions for entering geoservices metadata in geocat.ch
    22.02.2022 | PDF, 17 Pages, 801 KB, French

For more information on creating templates, see the FAQs.

Commented examples of an xml metadata file

User manual GeoNetwork

geocat.ch, being based on GeoNetwork, an opensours solution that is enhanced steadily, is continuousely profiting from these developpements. Updats are carried out on a fast rhythm. That is why it is difficult to keep up adapting the documentation. The basic functions are described in the GeoNetwork manual. Tospecific questions on geocat.ch you may find answers in the FAQs. For further questions, please contact us directly.

User manual GeoNetwork

Direct links

It is possible to directly access a desired metadata set with a parameterised URL using the following parameters (example of the National Maps 1:25'000):

Now you only have to replace the UUID.


Arnaud, Raphaëlle (F, D, E) (+41 58 467 69 40)
Humar, Tania (D, E)
(+41 58 485 06 08)
Regamey, Benoît (F, D, E)
(+41 58 465 83 31)
Zürcher, Rolf (D, F)

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CH - 3084 Wabern



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