Discovery service - CSW

Network services

General tools

Measurement tools
Drawing tools

Geometry tools

Functions common to different types of geometry

Functions for the polygon layer

Functions for the line layer

Functions for a point layer

Analytical tools

Operations on columns

Operations on objects

Operations on one record

Attribute table

Layer and group properties

Project properties


Discovery serivce

What is Catalog Service for Web (CSW)?

“Catalogue services support the ability to publish and search collections of descriptive information (metadata) for data, services, and related information objects. Metadata in catalogues represent resource characteristics that can be queried and presented for evaluation and further processing by both humans and software. Catalogue services are required to support the discovery and binding to registered information resources within an information community.” ~ OGC

Logo Open Geospatial Consortium

How does CSW work in practice?

To provide you with CSW discovery service, we relay on open source solution called GeoNetwork.

“GeoNetwork provides an easy to use web interface to search geospatial data across multiple catalogs. The search provides full-text search as well as faceted search on keywords, resource types, organizations, scale, … Users can easily refine the search and quickly get to the records of interest.” ~ GeoNetwork

You can browse and find MapMaker’s related metadata at:

MapMaker’s general CSW adress is:

How it works in app?

Collection search services CSW can be found in the project properties and then in the services tab. After clicking on the CSW service, the service address will be displayed.

Collection search services CSW

How to check if CSW service is valid?

We’ve created a tutorial showing how you are able to verify the CSW service.