DCAT-AP 2.0.0

Latest release
1 month ago

What’s new?

The changes implemented in the draft documents for DCAT-AP version 2.0.0 are related to the comments mentioned in the following issues:

  • DCAT-AP-64: In dcat:Dataset, dct:temporal  has been made recommended
  • DCAT-AP-9: In dcat:Dataset , dct spatial has been made recommended
  • DCAT-AP-3: In dcat:Catalog, dct:spatial has been made recommended

(:created, :updated, :deleted ) does not exist and has been removed from the specification.

  • DCAT-AP-55: in SHACL shapes dct:language was pointing to skos:Concept, has been corrected to point to dct:LinguisticSystem
  • DCAT-AP-46 Use sh:targetClass in the mandatory classes SHACL shapes instead of sh:targetNode

The following changes are related to DCAT 2:

  • DCAT-AP-73: Add new class dcat:DataService as optional class with properties:
  • dct:title, mandatory  property with cardinality 1, 1
  • dcat:endpointURL, mandatory property with cardinality 1..n
  • dcat:servesDataset,  recommended property with cardinality  0..n
  • dcat:endpointDescription, recommended property with cardinality  0..n
  • dct:description, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • dct:licence, optional property with cardinality  0..1
  • dct:accessRights, optional property with cardinality  0..1
  • DCAT-AP-72 : Add new properties to class dcat:Catalog
  • dcat:service, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • dcat:catalog, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • dct:creator, optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • DCAT-AP-75 Add new properties to class dcat:Dataset,  to facilitate semantics of some relations.
  • prov:qualifiedAttribution, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • prov:wasGeneratedBy,  optional  property with cardinality 0..n
  • dct:creator, optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • dct:isReferencedBy, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • dcat:qualifiedRelation, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • DCAT-AP-76 Add new properties to dcat:Dataset to describe dataset’s temporal and spatial resolution :
  • dcat:temporalResolution , optional  property with cardinality 0..n
  • dcat:spatialResolutionInMeters , optional  property with cardinality 0..n
  • DCAT-AP-79: Add new properties to class dcat:Distribution to describe when the files in the distribution are compressed or grouped together.
  • dcat:compressFormat, optional [property with cardinality 0..n
  • dcat:packageFormat, optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • DCAT-AP-78 Add new properties to dcat:Distribution to describe distributions temporal and spatial resolution :
  • dcat:temporalResolution , optional  property with cardinality 0..n
  • dcat:spatialResolutionInMeters , optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • DCAT-AP-77 Add new properties to dcat:Distribution
  • odrl:hasPolicy , optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • dcat:accessService , optional property with cardinality 0..n
  • DCAT-AP- 83 New properties for class dct:PeriodOfTime, to describe time intervals
  • dcat:startDate, recommended property with cardinality 0..1(delete or deprecate schema:startDate)
  • dcat:endDate, recommended property with cardinality 0..1(delete or deprecate schema:endDate)
  • time:hasBeggining ,optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • time:hasEnd optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • DCAT-AP-85 New properties for class dct:Location,
  • locn:geometry, optional property with cardinality 0..1
  • dcat:bbox , recommended with cardinality 0..1
  • dcat:centroid, recommended with cardinality 0..1
  • DCAT-AP- 81 New class dcat:Relationship as  optional with properties:
  • dct:relation, mandatory property with cardinality 1..n
  • dcat:hadRole, mandatory property with cardinality 1..n
  • DCAT-AP- 82 New class dcat:Role as optional
  • DCAT-AP-80 Updated (tighten) range of dcat:mediaType, from  dct:MediaTypeOrExtent  to dct :MediaType
  • DCAT-AP-70 dcat:Catalog subclass of dcat:Dataset