A system for allocating reference numbers to blocks of land.
A formal arrangement of elements of data in fields which
specify the expressions and format for recording data.
A site which has been identified as having a particular
status by an organisation; it does not imply any legal protection.
A text field, without a controlled vocabulary, which can
be any length that is supported by the information system
International Organisation for Standardisation; an international
organisation charged with developing standards for the international
exchange of information.
Any named inhabited area; used in the core data standard
for postal address where it is not the name of a town or
Information that must be supplied (“unknown” may be an acceptable
entry). In the core data standard, core sections are mandatory.
Within sections that are optional, some sub-sections are
mandatory if that section is used.
A site with standing structural elements; site is the more
Originator of Reference
Used throughout the core data standard to identify individuals
or organisations which are the source of references.
A hierarchical relationship between two items of data. The
"parent" is one level above the "child".
For a parent–child relationship, both the "parent"
and the "child" must exist.
The place of origin of an object or record, or the documentation
of the history of origin and transfer of objects or records.
In North America the alternative spelling "provenience"
is used to distinguish the former meaning.
A term which modifies the principal term, providing additional
Any place or set of remains so designated by an individual
or organisation; usually meets formal criteria for such
A general classification system based on the site function.
It includes one or more site types with a common function.
A classification system that describes the function of the
site. It is a more specific term than site category.
The properties of a geometrical figure.
Used in the core data standard to refer to a piece of discrete
information that is expressed in characters (i.e., words
or letters), numbers, or a combination. Different pieces
of discrete information are contained in separate, repeating