GCIS Ontology

IRI:
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl
Version IRI:
http://data.globalchange.gov/2.0/gcis
Date:
03/11/2015
Current version:
2.0
Authors:
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#curt_tilmes
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#peter_fox
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#robert_e_wolfe
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#stephan_zednik
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#xiaogang_ma
Contributors:
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#anusha_akkiraju
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#brian_duggan
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#chengcong_du
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#jin_guang_zheng
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#jun_xu
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#justin_c_goldstein
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#linyun_fu
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#patrick_west
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#steve_aulenbach
Other visualisation:
Ontology source

Abstract

An ontology designed for the Global Change Information System (GCIS) of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP, http://www.globalchange.gov). The ontology is available at: https://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl. The ontology uses the namespace prefix gcis.

Table of Content

  1. Classes
  2. Object Properties
  3. Data Properties
  4. Named Individuals
  5. Annotation Properties
  6. Namespace Declarations

Classes

Levelc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ConfidenceLevel

A parameter used to indicate the reliability of traceable accounts.
has super-classes
entityc
has members
Highni, Lowni, Mediumni, Very Highni

Academic Articlec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#AcademicArticle

A scholarly article, typically published in a journal.
has super-classes
Publicationc
academic articlec
entityc

Agentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Agent

Someone or something that bears some form of responsibility for an activity taking place, for the existence of an entity, or for another agent's activity.
has super-classes
agentc
agentc
has sub-classes
Groupc, Organizationc, Personc, Projectc, Software Agentc
is in domain of
is author ofop, is publisher ofop
is in range of
contact pointop, has authorop, has funding agencyop, has publisherop

Algorithmc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Algorithm

A process or a set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
implemented inop
is in range of
implementsop, source algorithmop

Arrayc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Array

A collection of numbers, signs or values arranged in rows and columns.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
is array ofop
is in range of
has arrayop

Bookc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Book

A written or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers.
has super-classes
Publicationc
bookc
entityc

Calibrationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Calibration

A comparison between measurements: comparing a measurement to an observed measurement or to a measurement that is deemed accurate.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
target sensorop

Chapterc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Chapter

One of the main divisions of a relatively lengthy piece of writing, such as a book, that is usually numbered and/or titled.
has super-classes
Publicationc
chapterc
is in domain of
chapter numberdp, is chapter ofop, was written byop
is in range of
has chapterop

Chapter Writingc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ChapterWriting

An activity that writes chapters.
has super-classes
activityc
is in range of
was written byop

Committeec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Committee

A group of people officially delegated to perform a function, such as investigating, considering, reporting, or acting on a matter.
has super-classes
Groupc
is in range of
has committeeop

Confidence Assertionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ConfidenceAssertion

The confidence assertion of a traceable account.
is equivalent to
{ Very High , High , Medium , Low }
has super-classes
entityc
is in range of
has confidenceop

Cryptographic Hashc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#CryptographicHash

A cryptographic hash value computed for the purpose of authentication or verification of a digital entity
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
hash functionop
is in range of
cryptographic hashop

Datasetc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Dataset

Any organized collection of data or information that has a common theme. Examples include lists, tables, and databases, etc.
has super-classes
datasetc
entityc
has sub-classes
Model Run Outputc
is in domain of
byte sizedp, contact pointop, source algorithmop, source instrumentop, was captured byop
is in range of
has input datasetop, source datasetop

Dataset Capturec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#DatasetCapture

An activity that captures datasets.
has super-classes
activityc
is in range of
was captured byop

Expeditionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Expedition

An organized journey with a particular purpose.
has super-classes
entityc

Experimentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Experiment

A scientific test which is conducted to ascertain the response to an external event/stimulus.
has super-classes
entityc

Figurec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Figure

A graphical/visual item in a publication that normally is referred to by a number and that has a caption.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
figure numberdp, has captiondp, has imageop, is figure ofop
is in range of
has figureop

Figure Compilingc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#FigureCompiling

An activity that compiles figures.
has super-classes
activityc

Findingc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Finding

A significant point or central theme of a investigation.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
assessment of confidence based on evidencedp, description of evidence basedp, finding numberdp, finding processdp, has confidenceop, has traceable accountop, is finding ofop, is supported byop, key findingdp, new information and remaining uncertaintiesdp
is in range of
has findingop, is traceable account ofop

Groupc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Group

A number of individual agents that are connected.
has super-classes
Agentc
groupc
has sub-classes
Committeec
is in range of
data centerop, works atop

Imagec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Image

A copy of something in the form of a visual representation. Examples include images and photographs of physical objects, paintings, prints, drawings, other images and graphics, animations and moving pictures, film, diagrams, maps, musical notation, etc.
has super-classes
Publicationc
imagec
entityc
is in domain of
has imageop, is image ofop
is in range of
has imageop

Image Creationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ImageCreation

An activity that creates images.
has super-classes
activityc

Indicatorc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Indicator

Indicators are observations or calculations that can be used to track conditions and trends
has super-classes
Reportc

Instrumentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Instrument

A physical instantiation of a tool or device used for a particular task, especially for scientific work.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
has sensorop, in platformop, instrument typeop
is in range of
has instrumentop, in instrumentop, source instrumentop

InstrumentTypec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#InstrumentType

A type of tool or device used for a particular task, especially for scientific work.
has super-classes
entityc
is in range of
instrument typeop

Journalc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Journal

A periodical of scholarly journal Articles.
has super-classes
Publicationc
journalc
entityc

Locationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Location

A geographic place such as a city or non-geographic place such as a directory, row, or column.
has super-classes
locationc
is in range of
at locationop

Measuringc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Measuring

The act or the process of finding the size, quantity or degree of something.
has super-classes
activityc

Missionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Mission

An official job with which individual(s) and/or groups are tasked.
has super-classes
entityc

Modelc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Model

A simplified description or particular design, especially a mathematical one, of a system or process, to assist calculations and predictions.
has super-classes
entityc
is in range of
contributed modelop, source modelop

Model Run Outputc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ModelRunOutput

Results generated by running a model.
has super-classes
Datasetc
entityc
is in domain of
derived from scenarioop
is in range of
derived model run outputsop

Observation Systemc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ObservationSystem

One or more sensing elements that directly or indirectly collect observations of the Earth, measure environmental parameters, or survey biological or other Earth resources (land surface, biosphere, solid Earth, atmosphere, and oceans). Sensing elements may be deployed as individual sensors or in constellations or networks and may include instrumentation or human elements.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
has sensing elementop

Organizationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Organization

An instititution such as an agency, a company, a society, a university, etc.
has super-classes
Agentc
organizationc
organizationc
organizationc
is in domain of
has sub-organizationop, sub-organization ofop
is in range of
data centerop, has governing organizationop, has sub-organizationop, sub-organization ofop, works atop

Personc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Person

A human as an individual.
has super-classes
Agentc
personc
personc
is in domain of
works atop

Platformc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Platform

A scientific data collection entity to which other entities - particuarly instruments, sensors and other platforms - can be attached.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
has instrumentop
is in range of
in platformop

Programc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Program

A plan of things that will be done or included in the development of something.
has super-classes
entityc

Projectc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Project

A piece of planned work that is designed to achieve a particular aim.
has super-classes
Agentc
is in domain of
contributed modelop
is in range of
related projectop

Publicationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Publication

A distinct work with intent to communicate information that has been made available
has super-classes
documentc
entityc
has sub-classes
Academic Articlec, Bookc, Chapterc, Imagec, Journalc, Reportc, Webpagec
is in domain of
has figureop, has publisherop, has tableop, publication statusdp, was prepared byop
is in range of
is author ofop, is figure ofop, is publisher ofop, is table ofop

Publication Preparationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#PublicationPreparation

A activity that prepares publications.
has super-classes
activityc
is in range of
was prepared byop

Regionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Region

A spatial area defined by a common characteristic (e.g. coastal, southwest, rural communities, etc.).
has super-classes
entityc

Reportc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Report

An account given of a particular matter, especially in the form of an official document, after thorough investigation or consideration by an appointed person or body.
has super-classes
Publicationc
reportc
entityc
has sub-classes
Indicatorc
is in domain of
has committeeop, was produced byop

Report Generationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#ReportGeneration

An activity that generates reports.
has super-classes
activityc
is in range of
was produced byop

Scenarioc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Scenario

Sets of assumptions used to help understand potential future conditions such as population growth, land use, and sea level rise. Scenarios are neither predictions nor forecasts. Scenarios are commonly used for planning purposes.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
derived model run outputsop, is described inop
is in range of
derived from scenarioop, describes scenarioop

Sensorc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Sensor

Sensing is a process that results in the estimation, or calculation, of the value of a phenomenon. An entity that can follow a sensing method and thus observe some property of a feature of interest. Sensors may be physical devices, computational methods, a laboratory setup with a person following a method, or any other thing that can follow a sensing method to observe a property.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
in instrumentop
is in range of
has sensorop, target sensorop

Softwarec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Software

The programs, etc. used to operate a computer.
has super-classes
softwarec
entityc
is in domain of
implementsop
is in range of
implemented inop

Software Agentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#SoftwareAgent

A software agent is a running software system.
has super-classes
Agentc
software agentc

Spatial Extentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#SpatialExtent

A spatial region defined by a bounding box.
has super-classes
entityc

Spatial Resolutionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#SpatialResolution

The detail with which a map or image depicts the location and shape of geographic features. The finer the map scale, the higher the possible resolution. As scale decreases from fine to coarse, resolution diminishes and feature boundaries must be smoothed, simplified, or not shown at all; for example, small areas may have to be represented as points.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
equivalent scaledp, resolutiondp
is in range of
has spatial resolutionop

Tablec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Table

Facts or or numbers arranged in a special order, usually in rows and columns.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
has arrayop, has captiondp, is table ofop, table numberdp
is in range of
has tableop

Table Compilingc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#TableCompiling

An activity that compiles tables.
has super-classes
activityc

Temporal Extentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#TemporalExtent

An interval of time defined by its start and end dates or datetimes.
has super-classes
entityc

Temporal Resolutionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#TemporalResolution

The precision or frequency of a measurement with respect to time. Often there is a tradeoff between temporal resolution of a measurement and its spatial resolution.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
has temporal unitop
is in range of
has temporal resolutionop

Temporal Unitc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#TemporalUnit

A collection of temporal units used for measuring time.
is equivalent to
{ Unit Year , Unit Day , Unit Second , Unit Month , Unit Minute , Unit Hour , Unit Week }
has super-classes
entityc
is in range of
has temporal unitop

Traceable Accountc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#TraceableAccount

A description of the evaluation of the type, amount, quality, and consistency of evidence and the degree of agreement, which together form the basis for a given finding.
has super-classes
entityc
is in domain of
is traceable account ofop
is in range of
has traceable accountop

Unit Typec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#UnitType

A type that allows only one value.
has super-classes
entityc
has members
Unit Dayni, Unit Hourni, Unit Minuteni, Unit Monthni, Unit Secondni, Unit Weekni, Unit Yearni

Webpagec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Webpage

A web page is an online document available (at least initially) on the World Wide Web. A web page is written first and foremost to appear on the web, as distinct from other online resources such as books, manuscripts or audio documents which use the web primarily as a distribution mechanism alongside other more traditional methods such as print.
has super-classes
Publicationc
webpagec
entityc

Object Properties

at locationop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#atLocation

Something is at a geographic or non-geographic place.
has super-properties
at locationop
has range
Locationc

contact pointop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#contactPoint

The point of contact for a dataset.
has domain
Datasetc
has range
Agentc

contributed modelop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#contributedModel

A project contributed to the creation of one or more models.
has super-properties
contributedop
has domain
Projectc
has range
Modelc

cryptographic hashop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#cryptographicHash

A cryptographic hash value computed for this digital entity
has domain
entityc
has range
Cryptographic Hashc

data centerop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#dataCenter

A dataset is curated at a data center.
has super-properties
was attributed toop
has range
Groupc
Organizationc

derived from scenarioop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#derivedFromScenario

A model run output was derived from one or more scenarios that was used in the model run.
has super-properties
was derived fromop
has domain
Model Run Outputc
has range
Scenarioc
is inverse of
derived model run outputsop

derived model run outputsop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#derivedModelRunOutputs

Outputs of a model run based on this scenario.
has super-properties
had derivationop
has domain
Scenarioc
has range
Model Run Outputc
is inverse of
derived from scenarioop

describes scenarioop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#describesScenario

A resource may describe one or more scenarios.
has range
Scenarioc
is inverse of
is described inop

has arrayop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasArray

A table contains one more arrays.
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Tablec
has range
Arrayc
is inverse of
is array ofop

has authorop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasAuthor

A resource may have one or more authors.
has super-properties
was attributed toop
has range
Agentc
is inverse of
is author ofop

has chapterop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasChapter

A publication may have a number of chapters.
has super-properties
has partop
has range
Chapterc
is inverse of
is chapter ofop

has committeeop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasCommittee

A report such as the National Climate Assessment may have a committee that is in charge of the writing and reviewing of that report.
has super-properties
was attributed toop
has domain
Reportc
has range
Committeec

has confidenceop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#confidence

A finding has a confidence assertion.
has domain
Findingc
has range
Confidence Assertionc

has figureop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasFigure

A publication contains one or more graphical components which most times but not necessarily are numbered and contain titles and captions .
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Publicationc
has range
Figurec
is inverse of
is figure ofop

has findingop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasFinding

A publication may contain findings.
has super-properties
has partop
has range
Findingc
is inverse of
is finding ofop

has funding agencyop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasFundingAgency

A project, software, instrument, etc. may be funded by an agent.
has range
Agentc

has governing organizationop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasGoverningOrganization

An organization is responsible for a project.
has range
Organizationc

has imageop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasImage

A figure contains a graphical component.
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Figurec
Imagec
has range
Imagec
is inverse of
is image ofop

has input datasetop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasInputDataset

An activity may have input datasets.
has super-properties
usedop
has range
Datasetc

has instrumentop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasInstrument

A platform has one or more instruments.
has domain
Platformc
has range
Instrumentc

has memberop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasMember

An agent has some members.
has super-properties
had delegateop
is inverse of
is member ofop

has publisherop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasPublisher

A publication has a publisher that produced it and made it available to the public.
has super-properties
was attributed toop
has domain
Publicationc
has range
Agentc
is inverse of
is publisher ofop

has sensing elementop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasSensingElement

An observation system may consist of one or more sensing elements such as individual sensors, instruments, platforms and humans.
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Observation Systemc

has sensorop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasSensor

An instrument may have one or more sensors.
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Instrumentc
has range
Sensorc

has spatial resolutionop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasSpatialResolution

Description of the smallest quantity that is discernable in a geographic feature.
has range
Spatial Resolutionc

has sub-organizationop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasSubOrganization

Represents hierarchical containment of Organizations or OrganizationalUnits; indicates an organization which is a sub-part or child of this organization.
has super-properties
has sub organizationop
had delegateop
has domain
Organizationc
has range
Organizationc
is inverse of
sub-organization ofop

has tableop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasTable

A publication may contain tables.
has super-properties
has partop
has domain
Publicationc
has range
Tablec
is inverse of
is table ofop

has temporal resolutionop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasTemporalResolution

The frequency of an observation.
has range
Temporal Resolutionc

has temporal unitop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasTemporalUnit

A temporal resolution has one or more temporal units.
has domain
Temporal Resolutionc
has range
Temporal Unitc

has traceable accountop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasTraceableAccount

A finding may have a traceable account.
has domain
Findingc
has range
Traceable Accountc
is inverse of
is traceable account ofop

hash functionop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hashFunction

The function used to compute a hash value.
has domain
Cryptographic Hashc

implemented inop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#implementedIn

An algorithm is implemented in a software system.
has domain
Algorithmc
has range
Softwarec

implementsop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#implements

A software system implements one or more algorithms.
has domain
Softwarec
has range
Algorithmc

in instrumentop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#inInstrument

A sensor may be deployed in one or more instruments.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Sensorc
has range
Instrumentc

in platformop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#inPlatform

An instrument is deployed on a platform.
has domain
Instrumentc
has range
Platformc

instrument typeop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#instrumentType

A specific type of instrument
has domain
Instrumentc
has range
InstrumentTypec

is array ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isArrayOf

An array appears in one or more tables.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Arrayc
is inverse of
has arrayop

is author ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isAuthorOf

An agent can be the author of one or more publications.
has super-properties
contributedop
has domain
Agentc
has range
Publicationc
is inverse of
has authorop

is chapter ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isChapterOf

A chapter is in a publication.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Chapterc
is inverse of
has chapterop

is described inop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#scenarioDescribedIn

A scenario is described in a resource.
has domain
Scenarioc
is inverse of
describes scenarioop

is figure ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isFigureOf

A figure appears in a publication.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Figurec
has range
Publicationc
is inverse of
has figureop

is finding ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isFindingOf

A finding is described and emphasized in a publication.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Findingc
is inverse of
has findingop

is image ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isImageOf

An image appears in one or more figures.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Imagec
is inverse of
has imageop

is member ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isMemberOf

The relationship that an agent belongs to another agent.
has super-properties
acted on behalf ofop
is inverse of
has memberop

is publisher ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isPublisherOf

An agent can be the publisher of one or more publications.
has super-properties
contributedop
has domain
Agentc
has range
Publicationc
is inverse of
has publisherop

is supported byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isSupportedBy

A finding may be supported by or depicted in a few resources, such as data, figures, models, and software, etc.
has domain
Findingc

is table ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isTableOf

A table appears in a publication.
has super-properties
is part ofop
has domain
Tablec
has range
Publicationc
is inverse of
has tableop

is traceable account ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#isTraceableAccountOf

A traceable account supports a finding.
has domain
Traceable Accountc
has range
Findingc
is inverse of
has traceable accountop

related projectop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#relatedProject

An entity ascribed to a project through an unspecified activity
has super-properties
was attributed toop
has domain
entityc
has range
Projectc

source algorithmop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#sourceAlgorithm

A dataset may be based on one or more algorithms.
has domain
Datasetc
has range
Algorithmc

source datasetop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#sourceDataset

A figure, table, publication, etc. may be based on one or more datasets.
has range
Datasetc

source instrumentop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#sourceInstrument

A dataset was collected by using one or more instruments.
has domain
Datasetc
has range
Instrumentc

source modelop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#sourceModel

A dataset was generated by using one or more models.
has range
Modelc

sub-organization ofop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#subOrganizationOf

An Organization is a component of another organization.
has super-properties
sub organization ofop
acted on behalf ofop
has domain
Organizationc
has range
Organizationc
is inverse of
has sub-organizationop

subjectop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#subject

A publication, figure, message, dataset, etc. may use one or more concepts as subject.
has super-properties
subjectop
has range
conceptc

target sensorop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#targetSensor

A calibration is applied to its target sensors.
has domain
Calibrationc
has range
Sensorc

usedop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#used

An activity uses entities when the activity is being undertaken.
has super-properties
usedop

was captured byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#wasCapturedBy

A dataset was captured by an activity of dataset capturing.
has super-properties
was generated byop
has domain
Datasetc
has range
Dataset Capturec

was compiled byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#wasCompiledBy

A figure was compiled by an activity of figure compiling.
has super-properties
was generated byop

was prepared byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#wasPreparedBy

A publication was prepared by an activity of publication preparation.
has super-properties
was generated byop
has domain
Publicationc
has range
Publication Preparationc

was produced byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#wasProducedBy

A report was produced by an activity of report producing.
has super-properties
was generated byop
has domain
Reportc
has range
Report Generationc

was written byop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#wasWrittenBy

A chapter was writen by an activity of chapter writing.
has super-properties
was generated byop
has domain
Chapterc
has range
Chapter Writingc

works atop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#worksAt

A person works at an organization.
has super-properties
acted on behalf ofop
has domain
Personc
has range
Groupc
Organizationc

Data Properties

assessment of confidence based on evidencedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#assessmentOfConfidenceBasedOnEvidence

A finding contains a description of the level of confidence which the authors have in it.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

byte sizedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#byteSize

The size of a dataset in bytes.
has domain
Datasetc
has range
string

chapter numberdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#chapterNumber

A chapter may have a sequential number.
has domain
Chapterc
has range
integer

computing environments useddp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#computingEnvironmentsUsed

Description of the computing environment(s) associated with an activity
has domain
activityc
has range
string

description of evidence basedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#descriptionOfEvidenceBase

A finding contains additional information about the quality of the information used in reaching the Finding.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

description of output filesdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#descriptionOfOutputFiles

Narrative description of one or more files generated by an activity
has domain
activityc
has range
string

east bound longitudedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#eastBoundLongitude

The value of east bound longitude.
has range
float
is also defined as
annotation property

end datedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#endDate

The end date of a temporalExtent
has range
date
is also defined as
annotation property

ended atdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#endedAt

The end date/time of a temporal extent.
has range
date time
is also defined as
annotation property

equivalent scaledp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#equivalentScale

The equivalent scale of a graph.
has domain
Spatial Resolutionc
has range
string

extent type codedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#extentTypeCode

The extent type code of a spatial extent.
has range
string
is also defined as
annotation property

figure numberdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#figureNumber

A figure may be numbered sequentially.
has domain
Figurec
has range
string

finding numberdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#FindingNumber

A finding may be numbered sequentially.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

finding processdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#findingProcess

A finding contains a description of the process used in order to reach it.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

has captiondp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasCaption

A figure or table has a caption that explains or describes it.
has super-properties
descriptiondp
has domain
Figurec
Tablec
has range
string

has URLdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#hasURL

A resource may have a digital home accessible at a given address on the World Wide Web.
has range
any u r i

key findingdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#findingStatement

The text of the Finding of a Highly Influential Scientific Assessment.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

new information and remaining uncertaintiesdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#newInformationAndRemainingUncertainties

A finding contains a description of the new science developments over a specified timerange, which also includes information about remaining sources of Scientific uncertainty.
has domain
Findingc
has range
string

north bound latitudedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#northBoundLatitude

The value of north bound latitude.
has range
float
is also defined as
annotation property

publication statusdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#publicationStatus

The status of the publication of a document.
has domain
Publicationc
has range
string

recommended citationdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#recommendedCitation

when citing this resource please use this recommended citation
has domain
entityc
has range
string

resolutiondp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#resolution

The degree of fineness with which an image can be recorded or produced.
has domain
Spatial Resolutionc
has range
string

south bound latitudedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#southBoundLatitude

the value of south bound latitude.
has range
float
is also defined as
annotation property

start datedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#startDate

The start date of a temporal extent
has range
date
is also defined as
annotation property

started atdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#startedAt

The start date/time of a temporal extent.
has range
date time
is also defined as
annotation property

table numberdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#tableNumber

The number of a table in a publication.
has domain
Tablec
has range
string

versiondp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#version

has super-properties
versiondp

west bound longitudedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#westBoundLongitude

The value of west bound longitude.
has range
float
is also defined as
annotation property

Named Individuals

anusha akkirajuni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#anusha_akkiraju

belongs to
personc

brian dugganni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#brian_duggan

belongs to
personc

chengcong duni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#chengcong_du

belongs to
personc

curt tilmesni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#curt_tilmes

belongs to
personc

Highni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#High

Moderate evidence (several sources, some consistency, methods vary and/or documentation limited, etc.), medium consensus.
belongs to
Levelc

jin guang zhengni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#jin_guang_zheng

belongs to
personc

jun xuni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#jun_xu

belongs to
personc

justin c goldsteinni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#justin_c_goldstein

belongs to
personc

linyun funi back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#linyun_fu

belongs to
personc

Lowni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Low

Inconclusive evidence (limited sources, extrapolations, inconsistent findings, poor documentation and/or methods not tested, etc.), disagreement or lack of opinions among experts.
belongs to
Levelc

Mediumni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#Medium

Suggestive evidence (a few sources, limited consistency, models incomplete, methods emerging, etc.), competing schools of thought.
belongs to
Levelc

patrick westni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#patrick_west

belongs to
personc

peter foxni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#peter_fox

belongs to
personc

robert e wolfeni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#robert_e_wolfe

belongs to
personc

stephan zednikni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#stephan_zednik

belongs to
personc

steve aulenbachni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#steve_aulenbach

belongs to
personc

Unit Dayni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitDay

A day is 24 hours.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Hourni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitHour

An hour is 60 minutes.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Minuteni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitMinute

A minute is 60 seconds.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Monthni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitMonth

A month is 28 to 31 days.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Secondni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitSecond

Second is a basic temporal unit.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Weekni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitWeek

A week is seven days.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Unit Yearni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#unitYear

A year is 12 months.
belongs to
Unit Typec

Very Highni back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#VeryHigh

Strong evidence (established theory, multiple sources, consistent results, well documented and accepted methods, etc.), high consensus.
belongs to
Levelc

xiaogang mani back to ToC or Named Individual ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#xiaogang_ma

belongs to
personc

Annotation Properties

east bound longitudeap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#eastBoundLongitude

The value of east bound longitude.
has domain
spatial extents
is also defined as
data property

editoral noteap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://www.w3.org/2009/08/skos-reference/skos.rdf#editoralNote

editorial noteap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://www.w3.org/2009/08/skos-reference/skos.rdf#editorialNote

end dateap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#endDate

The end date of a temporalExtent
has domain
temporal extents
is also defined as
data property

ended atap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#endedAt

The end date/time of a temporal extent.
has domain
temporal extents
is also defined as
data property

extent type codeap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#extentTypeCode

The extent type code of a spatial extent.
has domain
spatial extents
is also defined as
data property

mboxap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/mbox

nameap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/name

north bound latitudeap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#northBoundLatitude

The value of north bound latitude.
has domain
spatial extents
is also defined as
data property

south bound latitudeap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#southBoundLatitude

the value of south bound latitude.
has domain
spatial extents
is also defined as
data property

start dateap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#startDate

The start date of a temporal extent
has domain
temporal extents
is also defined as
data property

started atap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#startedAt

The start date/time of a temporal extent.
has domain
temporal extents
is also defined as
data property

west bound longitudeap back to ToC or Annotation Property ToC

IRI: http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#westBoundLongitude

The value of west bound longitude.
has domain
spatial extents
is also defined as
data property

Namespace Declarations back to ToC

default namespace
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#
2-0
http://data.globalchange.gov/2.0/
bibo
http://purl.org/ontology/bibo/
data-globalchange-gov
http://data.globalchange.gov/
dcmitype
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/
foaf
http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/
gcis
http://data.globalchange.gov/gcis.owl#
org
http://www.w3.org/ns/org#
owl
http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
property
http://dbpedia.org/property/
prov
http://www.w3.org/ns/prov#
rdf
http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
rdfs
http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
skos2
http://www.w3.org/2009/08/skos-reference/skos.rdf#
terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
xsd
http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#

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