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Creative Commons
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Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.

Synonyms - CC
CSW
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Synonyms - Catalogue Service for the Web
Data
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Data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables.

Data table
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A data table is a collection of related data held in a structured format within a database. It consists of fields (columns), and rows.

Database
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A database is an organized collection of data

Synonyms - DB
Dataset
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A data set (or dataset) is a collection of data

DBMS
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DataBase Management System

Synonyms - DB Management System
DOI
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Digital Object Identifier

Flat file
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A flat file is a database designed around a single table.

GIS
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Synonyms - Geographic Information System
Interoperability
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Interoperability is a characteristic of a product or system, whose interfaces are completely understood, to work with other products or systems, at present or future, in either implementation or access, without any restrictions.

Metadata
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Data about data

OGC
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Synonyms - Open Geospatial Consortium, opengis
ORCID
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Open Researcher and Contributor ID

OWS
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