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GEOSS Record Fields

Link to edit the spreadsheet and add/remove/modify the list of recommended fields: http://spreadsheets.google.com/a/aip3.ogcnetwork.net/ccc?key=0AqFCPt1U1kS4dEJTYjJnRzh6V05GX3dRc3ZpUzBRb0E&hl=en

Summary: The recommended fields are the CSW record with a few additions: 
  • Parent Identifier - to locate the catalog where the metadata record was harvested
  • Keyword thesaurus name - to specify controlled vocabularies
  • Temporal extent of the datasets - Earth observations have a time dimension
  • Dataset lineage - at least a statement of the history of the dataset. 
  • Service description - data access service description of the capabilities, layer name
  • Data quality status - indicator of the status of QA/QC work for datasets
Next to each of the recommended fields, the next columns indicate if they are also used in various standards, conventions and clearinghouses. 

AQCOMCAT_RECORD_Shared



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Erin Robinson,
Jul 19, 2010, 7:01 AM
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