Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Geonames ontology in OWL - GSWB

Via Danny Ayers' blog, I found this discussion of the
Geonames ontology in OWL - GSWB
, which is described in full at Geonames. What is nice about this is both that geographic localities get URIs that resolve to RDF (e.g.,, but also there is an ontology specifying the relationships amongst geographical features. Perhaps another good opportunity for biodiversity informatics to reuse, rather than reinvent.

(Via Danny Ayers.)


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