Extent information. The following is adapted from OpenGIS® Metadata (Topic 11) specification.
The datatype in this package is an aggregate of the metadata elements that describe the spatial and temporal extent of the referring entity. The extent entity contains information about the geographic, temporal and the vertical extent of the referring entity.
The geographic extent can be subclassed as bounding polygon, geographic bounding box and geographic description.
- GeoAPI 1.0
Interface Summary Interface Description BoundingPolygonBoundary enclosing the dataset, expressed as the closed set of (x,y) coordinates of the polygon. ExtentInformation about spatial, vertical, and temporal extent. GeographicBoundingBoxGeographic position of the dataset. GeographicDescriptionDescription of the geographic area using identifiers. GeographicExtentBase interface for geographic area of the dataset. SpatialTemporalExtentExtent with respect to date/time and spatial boundaries. TemporalExtentTime period covered by the content of the dataset. VerticalExtentVertical domain of dataset.