Guidance notes for the production of discovery metadata for the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Version 3.1.
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Metadata standards are essential to enable easy discovery, evaluation and use of resources. In most cases within MEDIN the resource will be a dataset, however model outputs and services such as web mapping services and data download services are also included. Different sorts of standards are applied for discovering a dataset, service or series (collectively known as resources), evaluating its fitness for purpose and in providing the information required to use it. This standard is one that sets out a specific format to record details of a resource so that in the future other people can easily discover resources that may be of use to them. It is therefore termed a 'metadata discovery standard' and this document sets out the format used by the Marine Environmental Data Information Network (MEDIN). All metadata released via the MEDIN portal must comply with a number of international and national metadata standards. The MEDIN metadata schema is based on the ISO 19115:2003 standard, and in.....
CitationSeeley, B., Rapaport, J., Merritt, O., Charlesworth, M. and Gaffney, S. (2020) Guidance notes for the production of discovery metadata for the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Version 3.1. MEDIN, 106pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1625
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