Camptocamp – Schulungen

GeoNetwork: metadata and catalogs

GeoNetwork is an Open Source GIS solution for cataloging metadata management.

GeoNetwork is based on several international standards for the storage and exchange of metadata (ISO, OGC, etc.).

GeoNetwork is a fast developing application and with a growing community.


  • View the interests and limitations of GeoNetwork as part of a Web GIS architecture
  • Understand the main OGC, ISO, W3C and European directives (INSPIRE) for metadata
  • Be autonomous in the installation and the configuration of GeoNetwork
  • Understand the French features related to metadata


2 days

Targeted audience

  • GIS architecture managers
  • GIS developers


  • Knowledge of the architecture of the OGC Web Service


  • Metadata and cataloging
    • General
    • Cataloging tools
  • Presentation of main metadata norms
    • Dublin Core, ISO 19xxx, etc.
    • Data and services metadata
    • INSPIRE metadata
  • Cataloging norms
  • Catalog queries and harvesting
  • GeoNetwork
    • Presentation
    • Architecture
    • Installation
    • Settings
    • Administration module
    • Query module
    • Metadata entry
    • Tool customization (IHM, etc.)
    • Data storage in a SGBD
  • Harvesting with GeoNetwork


  • CG 64 (FR)
  • Ministère de la Culture (FR)
  • Pays Viennois (FR)
  • IRD (FR)
  • Lyonnaise des Eaux (FR)
  • INRA (FR)


  • Contact us

Additional dates can be scheduled upon request (Lausanne, Paris, Toulouse or Chambéry).


  • Upon request
  • Tax exempt if training is part of convention

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