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British Geological Survey (BGS) Geoscience Vocabularies
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Summary
Abstract: British Geological Survey (BGS) vocabularies are lists of standardized terms covering a range of geoscience topics.

Standardized sets of terms — also known as 'dictionaries' or 'controlled vocabularies' — within datasets reduces the ambiguity associated with data mark-up and also enables records to be interpreted by computers. These dictionaries, or controlled vocabularies, control the terms we ... View entire text
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Description: Vocabularies — browse and download:

Vocabularies —standardized terms covering a range of geoscience topics. Browse our vocabulary dictionaries and their terms. Download the dictionaries as MS Excel files.

Description: Vocabulary web service:

BGS vocabularies as a RESTful web service.
Providing programmatic access to our dictionaries and their terms.
Service Citation
Originators: British Geological Survey (BGS)
Title: British Geological Survey (BGS) Geoscience Vocabularies
Provider: British Geological Survey (BGS)
URL: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/data/vocabularies/home.html
Service Keywords
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >IDENTIFICATION/CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Use Constraints The British Geological Survey (BGS) promotes the use of these classification systems but ask users to read our terms of use when reproducing BGS materials. See http://www.bgs.ac.uk/about/copyright/home.html
Ancillary Keywords
Geoscience
Geology
Vocabularies
Classification System

Service Provider
BGS > British Geological Survey Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Phone: 44-131-667-1000
Fax: 44-131-667-1877
Email: ukeqs at bgs.ac.uk
Contact Address:
MURCHISON HOUSE
WEST MAINS ROAD
City: EDINBURGH
Postal Code: EH9 3LA
Country: SCOTLAND
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 44-131-667-1000
Fax: 44-131-667-1877
Email: ukeqs at bgs.ac.uk
Contact Address:
MURCHISON HOUSE
WEST MAINS ROAD
City: EDINBURGH
Postal Code: EH9 3LA
Country: SCOTLAND
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Extended Metadata Properties
metadata.extraction_date: 2016-05-03 04:51:35
metadata.keyword_version: 8.1

Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-09-19
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-09-20

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