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7 October 2016

Namibia Government Gazette dated 2016-10-07 number 6145

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                   GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                             OF THE

                       REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$7.20	                                      WINDHOEK - 7 October 2016	                                                           No. 6145

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GENERAL NOTICE

No. 406    Namibia Statistics Agency: Data quality standard for the purchase, capture, collection, production
           and dissemination of geospatial data in Namibia ................................................................................... 	1
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                                                  General Notice
                                          NAMIBIA STATISTICS AGENCY

No. 406	                                                                                                                                 2016

       DATA QUALITY STANDARD FOR THE PURCHASE, CAPTURE, COLLECTION,
        PRODUCTION AND DISSEMINATION OF GEOSPATIAL DATA IN NAMIBIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. 	 INTRODUCTION
2. 	 SCOPE
3. 	 CONFORMANCE
4. 	 SPATIAL DATA QUALITY ELEMENTS
5. 	 ACCURACY AND EVALUATION METHODS
6. 	 ACCURACY TESTING AND VERIFICATION
7. 	 POSITIONAL AND THEMATIC ACCURACY STATEMENTS
8. 	 REFERENCE DATUMS AND COORDINATE SYSTEMS
9. 	 TABLE OF SPATIAL DATA QUALITY ELEMENTS FOR NAMIBIA

1. 	      INTRODUCTION

The term “data quality” is complex and has multiple viewpoints. Data quality is not absolute,
but varies from producer to producer since requirements for usage differ. Also data users need a
specific view that helps them to evaluate how much the data fulfil their actual requirements. Since


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