Data Specification

A data specification contains the data model and other relevant provisions concerning the data.

This includes rules for data capture, encoding, and delivery, as well as data quality requirements, metadata for evaluation and use, data consistency, etc.

Data modelling and data specifications are linked, in the first place, to data collection and data product delivery.

INSPIRE Generic Conceptual Model for data specifications can be used to achieving data interoperability in an Spatial Datat Infrastructure.