FAQ for ISO 19115 and 19115-2
OAR-Integrated Surface Irradiance Study (ISIS)
A national network of surface solar irradiance stations representing differing climates of the United States.
What does this data set describe?
How should this data set be cited?
What geographic area does the data set cover?
What is the temporal coverage of the data set?
What is the geospatial form of this data set?
How does the data set represent geographic features?
What are the contents of this dataset?
Who produced the data set?
Who are the originators of the data set?
To whom should users address questions about the data?
Why was the data set created?
How was the data set created?
What changes have been made?
Who was the processor?
What data sources were used in this process?
What data sources were produced in this process?
How reliable are the data?
How well have the observations been checked?
How accurate are the geographic locations, heights or depths?
Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?
How consistent are the relationships among the data, including topology?
How can someone get a copy of the data set?
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Who distributes the data?
How can I download or order the data?
Who wrote the metadata?
How were these data collected?
What were the instruments or sensors used to collect the data?
What satellites, boats or other platforms were the instruments on?
What missions supported the platforms?
What groups are this data set associated with?
What are the identifiers associated with this data set?
What people and organizations are associated with this data set?
What are the temporal and spatial extents associated with this data set?
What is the quality of this data set?
What are the URLs and other online resources associated with this data set?