org.opengis.metadata.content
Interface CoverageDescription

All Superinterfaces:
ContentInformation
All Known Subinterfaces:
ImageDescription

@UML(identifier="MD_CoverageDescription",
     specification=ISO_19115)
public interface CoverageDescription
extends ContentInformation

Information about the content of a grid data cell.

Since:
GeoAPI 2.0

Method Summary
 RecordType getAttributeDescription()
          Description of the attribute described by the measurement value.
 CoverageContentType getContentType()
          Type of information represented by the cell value.
 Collection<? extends RangeDimension> getDimensions()
          Information on the dimensions of the cell measurement value.
 Collection<? extends RangeElementDescription> getRangeElementDescriptions()
          Provides the description of the specific range elements of a coverage.
 

Method Detail

getAttributeDescription

@UML(identifier="attributeDescription",
     obligation=MANDATORY,
     specification=ISO_19115)
RecordType getAttributeDescription()
Description of the attribute described by the measurement value.

Returns:
Description of the attribute.

getContentType

@UML(identifier="contentType",
     obligation=MANDATORY,
     specification=ISO_19115)
CoverageContentType getContentType()
Type of information represented by the cell value.

Returns:
Type of information represented by the cell value.

getDimensions

@UML(identifier="dimension",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Collection<? extends RangeDimension> getDimensions()
Information on the dimensions of the cell measurement value.

Returns:
Dimensions of the cell measurement value.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.1

getRangeElementDescriptions

@UML(identifier="rangeElementDescription",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
Collection<? extends RangeElementDescription> getRangeElementDescriptions()
Provides the description of the specific range elements of a coverage.

Returns:
Description of the specific range elements.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3


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