ISO Metadata Standard
The NGDC Metadata Team is actively exploring the ISO Metadata Standard as we increase our understanding of the benefits and costs of this standard for NOAA Data Centers and data providers.
Metadata Needs and ISO Features
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About ISO Metadata
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XML Schema Documents
Local host of the ISO XSDs developed by Eden group out of France. All of the main ISO standards: 19115/19139 (basic), 19115-2 (extensions) and 19119(service) are built into the schema documents.
Other ISO Objects
How does the ISO Metadata Standard handle URLs?
What are the differences between FGDC and ISO Citations?
What are Citation Identifiers in ISO metadata?
ISO makes it easier to connect people to metadata records!
Migrating existing metadata developed using FGDC or other standards to the ISO standards depends on crosswalks between those standards. The FGDC is supporting an effort to crosswalk the CSDGM to the North American Profile of ISO 19115.
FGDC Remote Sensing Extensions to ISO 19115 and 19115-2
- Identification Information
- Entity and Attribute Information
- Data Quality
- Platform and Mission
- Instrument Information
- No change to Distribution or Metadata Information