GDIT is written and developed by the GLORIA co-ordination to provide a opportunity for standardised and consistent data handling.
It is written as MS-Access version 97 program by reason of maximum backwards compatibility. Of course it can easily be converted to newer versions of MS-Access.
The individual forms of the tool are a one to one reproduction of the sheets suggested to use in field from the GLORIA Field Manual version 4, making it simple and safe to transfer field data into digital mode. Underlying code is checking for obvious mistakes or inconsistency, and , in the end prepares the 'Upload-package', representing the field data cleaned from all severe errors and compliant to the GLORIA database structure.
The GDIT is compiled specially for each particular target region, following this scheme: