[GeoNode-users] Associate information to shapefiles/raster uploaded

Melvin Ramos melvin.ramos1991 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 13:27:09 PDT 2015

Alright, I'll look into it. One more question I just came up with: is there
a way to modify the metadata form? It might be the way to achieve what I

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2015-04-15 15:47 GMT-04:30 Simone Dalmasso <simone.dalmasso at gmail.com>:

> hm not sure if I got what you need, generally those informations are the
> layers themselves and since geonode loads them in the db then you can do
> queries there. Anyway take a look at this
> https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode-project is the common way we use to
> extend geonode and develop custom apps. If you use geonode 2.4 then use the
> 2.4 branch of the project.
> 2015-04-15 21:43 GMT+02:00 Melvin Ramos <melvin.ramos1991 at gmail.com>:
>> Thanks for the reply Simone.
>> It's no use to me to upload a file with information. The idea is to store
>> that information in the database because I have to make queries over them.
>> The main idea is to "ask" the system something like: show me all the
>> geographic layers where there are forests or desserts or whatever
>> classification I want, or which ecosystems are in danger in Europe alone,
>> or which ecosystems have endangered species or even something more complex
>> like which ecosystems are threatened by processes like polution or
>> salinization.
>> In order to do this, I need to create models that contain the fields
>> which I can use to store the information I need so them I can query them to
>> show results in the map view. I could create an app with geonode but I'm
>> not clear how to associate that with a layer (therefore the only map I will
>> have that is the entire world). Or is there a more straight way like adding
>> the models.py inside geonode.
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>> 2015-04-15 12:49 GMT-04:30 Simone Dalmasso <simone.dalmasso at gmail.com>:
>> Melvin take a look at the Document section of GeoNode. There you can
>>> upload non spatial data and link them to layers or maps.
>>> 2015-04-15 17:20 GMT+02:00 Melvin Ramos <melvin.ramos1991 at gmail.com>:
>>>> Greetings,
>>>> I'm trying to associate specific information to the files I upload (be
>>>> that vector or raster) besides the metadata. I'm supposed to implement a
>>>> database with a whole of information (text and numbers related to
>>>> statistics and NGO standards), but I have no idea where or how to begin to
>>>> customize my project: create models, create the forms, query the data
>>>> (especially from the map view itself), etc.
>>>> I understand that when I upload a file I create a new layer and that I
>>>> can add a predetermined info called metadata, and also each file has
>>>> attributes (which I guess they come from the file itself), but I need more:
>>>> I need a form that people can fill (from custom models) where people can
>>>> write the extra info that is required.
>>>> Can anyone help me on this matter? Thanks in advance,
>>>> MR
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>>>> Melvin David Ramos Macías
>>>> 07-41408
>>>> Ingeniería de Computación
>>>> Universidad Simón Bolívar
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>> Melvin David Ramos Macías
>> 07-41408
>> Ingeniería de Computación
>> Universidad Simón Bolívar
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Melvin David Ramos Macías
Ingeniería de Computación
Universidad Simón Bolívar
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