WIT Press


An Oceanographic And Meteorological Metadatabase For The Southern Gulf Of Mexico

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MIS000401

Volume

24

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

840 kb

Author(s)

B. Jaimes, F.V. Vidal & V.M.V. Vidal

Abstract

GolMexSur, a metadatabase for the oceanographic and meteorological information of the southern Gulf of Mexico (SGM) (17N 85W - 26N 99 W) was designed and implemented in order to organize and manage in a fine and regular mesh, oceanic and meteorological data coming from several heterogeneous gross-grid-sized or sparse data sources. The metadatabase has three organizational components: (1) knowledge base, (2) metadata, and (3) data values. Knowledge base component contains three classes of knowledge: operating knowledge (triggers, processes, and integrity constraints), control knowledge for sequential systems interactions, and decision knowledge for parallel systems interactions. Metadata co

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