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DCAT Application profile for data portals in Europe

  • Short Name:
    In the context of semantic interoperability initiatives, the European Commission has defined an application profile of the DCAT vocabulary published by W3C for describing data catalogues with three key concepts: catalogue, dataset and distribution. DCAT-AP has two extensions: GeoDCAT-AP for describing geospatial datasets, dataset series and services; and StatDCAT-AP for describing statistical data sets.
    Target audience:
    Any Public Administration
    Organic area:
    Subtype data model:
    Common vocabulary
    Functional area:
    Government and public sector, Energy
    EUPL (European Public License)