ISO Database

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

How ISO Does It

Unique IDs are critical for identifying items and creating relationships in relational databases. Earlier metadata standards include an identifier for metadata record. The increased use of identifiers in the ISO Standard reflects migration towards using relational databases for managing these metadata.

ESIP Response

  • Xing, John Scialdone, (unknown1)
  • Jeff Arnfield Relational now, XML for exchange and SUCS
  • Deborah Smith - Discover – don’t do now
  • Ken Casey – we have a tool that manages manual metadata editing, which can publish to a metadata repository (MERMAID)
  • Ed Armstring - Relational
  • XML (unknown2)