Web Service GeoNames API REST

Specified Name (by submitter): CountryCode |
aka Reverse geocoding Add_annotation_inactiveAdd_annotation_inactiveLog in to add alternative_name
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Annotations: 12 Total number of annotations from the provider's definition / description document. 0 Total number of annotations submitted by members of BiodiversityCatalogue. 12 Total number of annotations sourced from other registries. 0

Overview

Provider:
api-geonames-org

Location:
not available

Submitter/Source:
Christoph HartmannDe (about 5 years ago)

Base URL:
http://api.geonames.org

Description(s):
by Christoph Hartmann (about 5 years ago)

GeoNames offers a range of reverse geocoding web services, to retrieve the country name, ISO 3166 country code, nearest populated place or ocean name from coordinates.

ELIXIR Description(s): Info
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License(s): Info
by Christoph Hartmann (about 5 years ago)

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Cost: Info
by Christoph Hartmann (about 5 years ago)

Free

Usage conditions: Info
by Christoph Hartmann (about 5 years ago)

Usage free for up to 30.000 requests daily / 2000 requests hourly. http://www.geonames.org/export/

Contact info: Info
by Jon Giddy Admin(about 5 years ago)

Christoph Hartmann, BGBM Berlin (c.hartmann@bgbm.org)

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Publications about this service: Info
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Citations of this service: Info
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Example workflows using this service: Info
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Maturity level of this service (from the BioVeL wiki) and actions to improve it: Info
by Aleksandra Nenadic Admin(over 4 years ago)
https://wiki.biovel.eu/display/doc/BioVeL+Service+-+GeoNames+API

Actions to improve the service description

Provisional maturity level: 1 (subject to manual review)

To obtain level 2, this service requires the following 2 actions:

- Add description to operation "GET /countryCode"

- Add description to operation "GET /findNearbyPlaceName"