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ready GeoNames Ontology

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The GeoNames Ontology makes it possible to add geospatial semantic information to the Word Wide Web. It maps to the DB schema that is used by GeoNames data export.


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Created in 2006

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Record added: Jan. 28, 2020, 11:43 a.m.
Record updated: Jan. 28, 2020, 11:45 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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GeoNames integrates geographical data such as names of places in various languages, elevation, population and others from various sources. Users may manually edit, correct and add new names using a user friendly wiki interface.

The Dimensions database is a scholarly database containing research articles, citations, books, chapters, and conference proceedings, as well as awarded grants, patents, clinical trials, policy documents, datasets and altmetric information. The free version includes a searchable publications index and links to all the other different entities. The subscription version includes further faceting, further analytical capabilities, and searchable indices of the non-publication content.

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