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ready North American Profile of ISO19115:2003 - Geographic information - Metadata

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The North American Profile of ISO 19115:2003, Geographic information - Metadata, is intended to identify geospatial metadata that are needed for North American organizations to describe their geospatial data, including dataset and dataset series, and related Web services. It provides a mechanism for organizations producing geographic information to describe datasets in detail. The Profile helps users to better understand geographic metadata, the assumptions and limitations of geographic information, and facilitates the search for proper information to fit users’ needs. It is based on ISO 19115:2003, Geographic information - Metadata, and ISO 19106:2004, Geographic information - Profiles. It also includes service metadata from ISO 19119:2005, Geographic information - Services, and implementation perspectives from ISO/TS 19139:200,7 Geographic information - Metadata - XML schema implementation. Please note this profile extends ISO 19115:2003.

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Record added: Oct. 9, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
Record updated: March 9, 2020, 8:30 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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NASA Global Change Master Directory / CEOS International Directory Network
The CEOS International Directory Network (IDN), working through NASA's Global Change Master Directory (GCMD), holds more than 32,000 Earth science data set descriptions, which cover subject areas within the Earth and environmental sciences. The project mission is to assist researchers, policy makers, and the public in the discovery of and access to data, related services, and ancillary information (which includes descriptions of instruments and platforms) relevant to global change and Earth science research. The GCMD/IDN is an international effort developed to assist researchers in locating information on available data sets. The directory provides free, online access to information for scientific data worldwide in the Earth sciences: geoscience, hydrosphere, biosphere, satellite remote sensing, and atmospheric sciences. Sometimes referred to as the CEOS IDN Master Directory, it describes data held by university departments, government agencies, international government agencies, and associated organizations. Both GCMD and IDN are used to refer to this repository in help pages and other websites, and therefore both are represented here.

DEIMS-SDR (Dynamic Ecological Information Management System - Site and dataset registry) is an information management system that allows you to discover long-term ecosystem research sites around the globe, along with the data gathered at those sites and the people and networks associated with them. DEIMS-SDR describes a wide range of sites, providing a wealth of information, including each site’s location, ecosystems, facilities, parameters measured and research themes. It is also possible to access a growing number of datasets and data products associated with the sites. All sites and dataset records can be referenced using unique identifiers that are generated by DEIMS-SDR. It is possible to search for sites via keyword, predefined filters or a map search. The aim of DEIMS-SDR is to be the globally most comprehensive catalogue of environmental research and monitoring facilities.

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