Vocabularies for Natural Resources and Environment

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RDF Knowledge Organization System (KOS)
Name Description
CRA Soil Terms A concept scheme containing all relevant concepts concerning soil data. The hierarchical KOS comes from the CRA database and many terms have correspondences with the USDA Soil taxonomy terms and / or with the INSPIRE Registry terms.
Organic.Edunet OA-AE ontology The Organic.Edunet Organic Agriculture-Agroecology (OA-AE) ontology is a conceptual model useful for classifying learning materials on the Organic Agriculture (OA) and Agroecology (AE) domain. Also, it is the core element for the advanced searching functionality (called “Semantic Search”) that is provided by the portal and it allows users to get better results when searching for learning materials on this domain. The Organic.Edunet OA-AE ontology is publicly available through the Ontology Service API (http://wiki.organic-lingua.eu/APIs#Ontology_Service_API)
Organic.Edunet Linked Open Data data.organic-edunet.eu currently contains the metadata collection of learning objects exposed through the Organic.Edunet Web portal. These objects come from organizations that have become providers of educational materials on the portal. The topics of the collection include mainly organic agriculture and agroecology.
Multilingual Soilspecific Thesaurus: SoilThes Core Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: core. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with translations into 11 languages, are the basis of SoilThes. Any other concepts are integrated into this structure, thus creating an extension to the official vocabulary of INSPIRE.
Multilingual Soilspecific Thesaurus (SoilThes): Soil Vocabulary (ISO 11074) Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: "Soil Vocabulary" collection. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with translations into 11 languages, are the basis of SoilThes. Any other concepts are integrated into this structure, thus creating an extension to the official vocabulary of INSPIRE.
RDF vocabulary
Name Description
Organic.Edunet IEEE LOM AP
agINFRA Soil Vocabulary Under construction. Based on INSPIRE. Developed by the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA) in collaboration with the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).