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Glossary of data fields in Energy Transmission Infrastructure

Organization of Glossary File for Structured/Formatted Data

This Glossary page defines the structured datafields used to characterize the 9 types of Transmission Infrastructure:


It specifies:

The fields are arranged by modules. We first list all the fields that are common to many or all types of Transmission Infrastructure and then those specific to a given type of Infrastructure

Modules common to Most/all 9 types of Transmission Infrastructure

ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE [Table]

This module provides a way to cross-link individual units within and between categories. For example: to establish the network (coal mines, railway links, water resources and electric transmission grid) associated with a coal power plant please add appropriate entries to this table by following the menu. These units are then stored and cross-link the selected coal power plant, coal mines, railway links, water resources and electric transmission grid.

  1. Initiate adding a link by clicking on "Add AI" button
  2. Select from menu the category, type, country, state to see list of facilities already in GEO database. Clink on name of facility (if it exists in GEO) to add it as a cross-reference
  3. If infrastructure is not yet in GEO database, please add name and description in input box to serve as a reference
  4. All the placemarks, polylines and polygons defining the associated network are displayed on individual factsheets for these plants using an API to Google Maps


OWNER AND OPERATOR [Table]

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE [Table]


UPGRADES, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, COMMENTS AND REFERENCES [Table]

Modules common to 6 types of Connecting Infrastructure

The general structure of description of Gas and Oil Pipelines, Rail and Road Links, Shipping Lanes and Electric Power Grid is:

Stations A and B:

Connector between Stations A and B:

Gas and Oil Pipelines

Identifiers

Stations A and B

Connector Between Stations A and B

Performance Table

Coal Ports

DESCRIPTION DATAFIELDS

Performance Table

Oil Ports

DESCRIPTION DATAFIELDS

Performance Table

LNG Ports

DESCRIPTION DATAFIELDS

Performance Table

Rail Links

Stations A and B

Connector Between Stations A and B

Road Links

Stations A and B

Connector Between Stations A and B

Shipping Lanes

Stations A and B

Connector Between Stations A and B

Electric Power Grid

Description of datafields in Electric Power Grid Page:


Stations A and B

Transmission Line Between Stations A and B