Technical Guidelines

These technical guidelines on the spatial data management, handling, and delivery have been prepared by the technical support unit on knowledge and data and reviewed by the task force on knowledge and data.

If interested, all source files are available on my GitHub. For any questions, feedback, or suggestions for future guidelines, contact

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