Classification

The information contained in the GI Registry can be freely accessed, however items can only be added or changed by the managers of approved Submitting Organizations (owners).

The GI Registry includes an administration and governance framework that determines how the content of the various registers are managed (i.e. how items are included and maintained in the registers). Items are classified into the community domains listed below;

Domain Type Owner Comments
IHO Hydro Data Dictionary

IHO

(International Hydrographic Organization)

S-100WG and NIPWG joint domain
Portrayal
WMO ICE Data Dictionary

WMO ETST

(World Meteorological Organization)

 
WMO Weather Data Dictionary

WMO ETMSS

(World Meteorological Organization)

 
Inland ENC Data Dictionary

IEHG

(Inland ENC Harmonization Group)

 
Portrayal
Port ENC Data Dictionary    
IALA AIS Data Dictionary

IALA

(International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities)

 
IALA AtoNs Data Dictionary

IALA

(International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities)

 
IALA VTS Data Dictionary

IALA

(International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities)

 
IALA Portrayal

IALA

(International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities)

 
AML Data Dictionary

NATO GMWG

(NATO's Geospatial Maritime Working Group)

 
IEC Data Dictionary

IEC

(International Electrotechnical Commission)

 
Portrayal  

 

The Domain Control Body (DCB) consists of a representative of each of the domains. Its members are responsible for;

  • acting as the spokesperson for their domain,
  • canvassing other members in their domain for an opinion on the acceptability of any new proposal, and
  • forwarding a decision to the Register Manager within 60 days

The Executive Control Body (ECB) consists of a representative of each Domain. The ECB monitors and advise Register Manager(s), and arbitrates on decisions or disputes in the Register process.

The administration of this registry conforms to IHO Publication S-99 (Operational Procedures for the Organization and Management of the S-100 Geospatial Information Registry). S-99 is available from the IHO Standards and Specifications Download Page.


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