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Who is using is the name for the metadata catalogue for swiss geodata and helps users with different needs and requestst to localise geodata. 

Federal offices, cantons, communes and private entreprises record the metadata for their geodata in represents therefore an ideal starting point for your search for geodata like aerial photographs, protected sites, natural dangers, earthquakes etc. It's composed of a search and editing application as well as a catalogue web service.

Metadata are an essential component for the setting an operation of a spatial data infrastruture. That is why within the programme of an application for research and recording of metadata has been established. The application is based on the open source softaware GeoNetwork and is online in version 3.6 since april 2019. The first version has gone online in 2004.

Managing metadata

The metadata management is password protected. Please contact us to get an account.
If you need to run some tests, please contact us, so we can give you access to out test server.

User rights in

User rights
Note: A partner receives the right as user administrator (ideally maximum of 2-3 per partner), reviewer or editor. He belongs to one group / organisation and can perform the listed activities within his group. The administrator rights are reserved to the team.

Legal notice and terms of use of the geocatalogue "”

Any person wishing to publish geometadata of Switzerland (incl. Liechtenstein) may use the application.

The terms of use of are described in Legal notices and terms of use of the geocatalogue " ".

Users of must take note of this document.

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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Seftigenstrasse 264
CH - 3084 Wabern

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