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The spirals below provide guidance for ISO 19115-1 data discovery recommendations. Where compatible XPath references are provided for the DIF, ECHO, ECS, DCAT, ISO, ISO-1 and FGDC documentation dialects.
 
The spirals below provide guidance for ISO 19115-1 data discovery recommendations. Where compatible XPath references are provided for the DIF, ECHO, ECS, DCAT, ISO, ISO-1 and FGDC documentation dialects.
<div id="ISO-1_Discovery-Mandatory"> ==ISO-1 for Data Discovery - Mandatory==
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<div id="ISO-1_Discovery-Mandatory">==ISO-1 for Data Discovery - Mandatory==
 
This spiral includes mandatory ISO 19115-1 attributes for data discovery.  This list of attributes was obtained from table F.1 of the ISO 19115-1 Specification.
 
This spiral includes mandatory ISO 19115-1 attributes for data discovery.  This list of attributes was obtained from table F.1 of the ISO 19115-1 Specification.
<i xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">Source: </i> [http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Documenting_ISO-1_Metadata_for_Data_Discovery ISO-1 Metadata for Data Discovery]<table id="ISO-1_Discovery-Mandatory" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" width="95%" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" style="border-collapse: collapse;"><tr><th width="15%">Concept</th><th width="25%">Description</th><th width="60%">Dialect (Fit) Paths</th></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Resource_Title|Resource Title]]</td><td>A short description of the resource. The title should be descriptive enough so that when a user is presented with a list of titles the general content of the data set can be determined.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Entry_Title<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Title<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:ShortName&gt;/*/echo:LongName<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:ShortName &gt; /*/ecs:LongName<br><b>DCAT</b> dct:title<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:title<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/gco:CharacterString<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:title/gco:CharacterString<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Abstract|Abstract]]</td><td>A paragraph describing the resource.<br><br><i>Note: This concept is called "Desciption" in Catalog Services for the Web.</i></td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Summary/dif:Abstract<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:Description<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:CollectionDescription<br><b>DCAT</b> dct:description<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:descript/fgdc:abstract<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:abstract/gco:CharacterString<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:abstract/gco:CharacterString<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Modified_Date|Modified Date]]</td><td>Date on which the record was created or updated within the catalogue</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:DIF_Creation_Date<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:LastUpdate<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:RevisionDate<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:Date<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:DateTime<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:dateInfo/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode="lastUpdate"]/cit:date/gco:DateTime<br></td></tr><tr><td>[http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Concepts_Glossary#Metadata%20Contact Metadata Contact]</td><td>The organization or person currently responsible for the metadata.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Personnel[dif:Role='DIF AUTHOR']<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Originating_Metadata_Node<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:ArchiveCenter<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:Contact[Role='Archive']<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:contact<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:contact/cit:CI_Responsibility<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Bounding_Box|Bounding Box]]</td><td>A bounding box for identifying a geographic area of interest<br><br><i>Note: This concept is called "Coverage" in the CSW Specification</i></td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Spatial_Coverage<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:Spatial/echo:HorizontalSpatialDomain/echo:Geometry/echo:BoundingRectangle<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:Spatial/ecs:HorizontalSpatialDomain/ecs:BoundingRectangle<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:spdom/fgdc:bounding<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/srv:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:extent/gex:EX_Extent/gex:geographicElement/gex:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Topic_Category|Topic Category]]</td><td>High level category enumeration used in ISO</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> (1)  /dif:DIF/dif:ISO_Topic_Category<br><b>DCAT</b> dct:category<br><b>ISO</b> (1)  /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:topicCategory/gmd:MD_TopicCategoryCode<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:topicCategory/mri:MD_TopicCategoryCode<br></td></tr></table></div><br/>
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<i xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">Source: </i> [http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Documenting_ISO-1_Metadata_for_Data_Discovery ISO-1 Metadata for Data Discovery]<table xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" width="95%" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" style="border-collapse: collapse;" id="ISO-1_Discovery-Mandatory"><tr><th width="15%">Concept</th><th width="25%">Description</th><th width="60%">Dialect (Fit) Paths</th></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Resource_Title|Resource Title]]</td><td>A short description of the resource. The title should be descriptive enough so that when a user is presented with a list of titles the general content of the data set can be determined.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>ADIwg</b> /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:title<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Entry_Title<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Title<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:title<br><b>Dryad</b> dcterms:title<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:ShortName&gt;/*/echo:LongName<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:ShortName &gt; /*/ecs:LongName<br><b>EML</b> /eml:dataset/eml:title/eml:text<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:title<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='title']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='LongName']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/gco:CharacterString<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:title/gco:CharacterString<br><b>UMM</b> /umm:UMM/umm:CollectionCitation/umm:Title<br><b>OGC-SOS</b> /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Title<br><b>SERF</b> /serf:SERF/serf:Entry_Title<br><b>THREDDS</b> /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/@name<br><b>THREDDS</b> /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:metadata/dc:title<br><b>THREDDS</b> //thredds:dataset[1]/@name<br><b>netCDF</b> /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=title]/@nc:value<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Abstract|Abstract]]</td><td>A paragraph describing the resource.<br><br><i>Note: This concept is called "Desciption" in Catalog Services for the Web.</i></td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>ADIwg</b> /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:descript/adiwg:abstract<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Summary/dif:Abstract<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:description<br><b>Dryad</b> dcterms:description<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:Description<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:CollectionDescription<br><b>EML</b> /eml:dataset/eml:abstract/eml:descendant<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:descript/fgdc:abstract<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='summary']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='CollectionDescription']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:abstract/gco:CharacterString<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:abstract/gco:CharacterString<br><b>UMM</b> /umm:UMM/umm:Summary<br><b>OGC-SOS</b> /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Abstract<br><b>SERF</b> /serf:SERF/serf:Summary/serf:Abstract<br><b>THREDDS</b> //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation[@type='abstract']<br><b>THREDDS</b> //thredds:metadata/thredds:documentation[@type='abstract']<br><b>netCDF</b> /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name='summary']/@nc:value<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Modified_Date|Modified Date]]</td><td>Date on which the record was created or updated within the catalogue</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Last_DIF_Revision_Date<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:modified<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:LastUpdate<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:RevisionDate<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metd<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:Date<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:DateTime<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:dateInfo/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode="lastUpdate"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Metadata_Contact|Metadata Contact]]</td><td>The organization or person currently responsible for the metadata.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>ADIwg</b> /adiwg:project/adiwg:metainfo/adiwg:metc<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Personnel[dif:Role='DIF AUTHOR']<br><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Originating_Metadata_Node<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:ArchiveCenter<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:Contact[Role='Archive']<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='creator_name']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ContactPerson']<br><b>HDF5.1</b> /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ContactOrganization']/hdf5:Group[@Name='Data_Originator']<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:contact<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:contact/cit:CI_Responsibility<br><b>OGC-SOS</b> /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceProvider<br><b>SERF</b> /serf:SERF/serf:Personnel[serf:Role='SERF AUTHOR']<br><b>THREDDS</b> /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:creator/thredds:name<br><b>netCDF</b> /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Bounding_Box|Bounding Box]]</td><td>A bounding box for identifying a geographic area of interest<br><br><i>Note: This concept is called "Coverage" in the CSW Specification</i></td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Spatial_Coverage<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:spatial<br><b>ECHO</b> /*/echo:Spatial/echo:HorizontalSpatialDomain/echo:Geometry/echo:BoundingRectangle<br><b>ECS</b> /*/ecs:Spatial/ecs:HorizontalSpatialDomain/ecs:BoundingRectangle<br><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:spdom/fgdc:bounding<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/srv:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:extent/gex:EX_Extent/gex:geographicElement/gex:EX_GeographicBoundingBox<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Topic_Category|Topic Category]]</td><td>High level category enumeration used in ISO</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> (1)  /dif:DIF/dif:ISO_Topic_Category<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:theme<br><b>ISO</b> (1)  /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:topicCategory/gmd:MD_TopicCategoryCode<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:topicCategory/mri:MD_TopicCategoryCode<br><b>UMM</b> (1)  /umm:UMM/umm:ISOTopicCategory<br><b>SERF</b> /serf:ISO_Topic_Category<br></td></tr></table></div>
 
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''xPath Note:'' The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords.
<div id="ISO-1_Discovery-Conditional">==ISO-1 for Data Discovery - Conditional==
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''Fit:'' The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required.
This spiral includes conditional ISO 19115-1 attributes for data discovery.  This list of attributes was obtained from table F.1 of the ISO 19115-1 Specification.
 
<i xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">Source: </i> [http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Documenting_ISO-1_Metadata_for_Data_Discovery ISO-1 Metadata for Data Discovery]<table xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" width="95%" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" style="border-collapse: collapse;" id="ISO-1_Discovery-Conditional"><tr><th width="15%">Concept</th><th width="25%">Description</th><th width="60%">Dialect (Fit) Paths</th></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Resource_Language|Resource Language]]</td><td>The language of the resource.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>DIF</b> /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Language<br><b>DCAT</b> /dct:Language<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:language/gco:CharacterString<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:defaultLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:otherLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode<br><b>SERF</b> /serf:SERF/serf:Service_Language<br></td></tr><tr><td>[[Concepts_Glossary#Resource_Type|Resource Type]]</td><td>A resource code identifying the type of resource; e.g. dataset, a collection, an application (See MD_ScopeCode) for which the metadata describes.</td><td style="word-break:break-all;"><b>FGDC</b> /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:distinfo/fgdc:resdesc<br><b>ISO</b> /*/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode<br><b>ISO-1</b> /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:metadataScope/mdb:MD_MetadataScope/mdb:resourceScope/mcc:MD_ScopeCode<br></td></tr></table></div>
 
 
''xPath Note:'' The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords.
 
''xPath Note:'' The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords.
 
''Fit:'' The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required.
 
''Fit:'' The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required.

Revision as of 13:03, July 9, 2015

The spirals below provide guidance for ISO 19115-1 data discovery recommendations. Where compatible XPath references are provided for the DIF, ECHO, ECS, DCAT, ISO, ISO-1 and FGDC documentation dialects.

==ISO-1 for Data Discovery - Mandatory==

This spiral includes mandatory ISO 19115-1 attributes for data discovery. This list of attributes was obtained from table F.1 of the ISO 19115-1 Specification.

Source: ISO-1 Metadata for Data Discovery
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Resource TitleA short description of the resource. The title should be descriptive enough so that when a user is presented with a list of titles the general content of the data set can be determined.ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:title
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Entry_Title
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Title
DCAT /dct:title
Dryad dcterms:title
ECHO /*/echo:ShortName>/*/echo:LongName
ECS /*/ecs:ShortName > /*/ecs:LongName
EML /eml:dataset/eml:title/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:title
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='title']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='LongName']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:title/gco:CharacterString
UMM /umm:UMM/umm:CollectionCitation/umm:Title
OGC-SOS /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Title
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Entry_Title
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/@name
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:metadata/dc:title
THREDDS //thredds:dataset[1]/@name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=title]/@nc:value
AbstractA paragraph describing the resource.

Note: This concept is called "Desciption" in Catalog Services for the Web.
ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:descript/adiwg:abstract
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Summary/dif:Abstract
DCAT /dct:description
Dryad dcterms:description
ECHO /*/echo:Description
ECS /*/ecs:CollectionDescription
EML /eml:dataset/eml:abstract/eml:descendant
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:descript/fgdc:abstract
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='summary']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='CollectionDescription']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:abstract/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:abstract/gco:CharacterString
UMM /umm:UMM/umm:Summary
OGC-SOS /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Abstract
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Summary/serf:Abstract
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation[@type='abstract']
THREDDS //thredds:metadata/thredds:documentation[@type='abstract']
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name='summary']/@nc:value
Modified DateDate on which the record was created or updated within the catalogueDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Last_DIF_Revision_Date
DCAT /dct:modified
ECHO /*/echo:LastUpdate
ECS /*/ecs:RevisionDate
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metd
ISO /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:Date
ISO /*/gmd:dateStamp/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:dateInfo/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode="lastUpdate"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
Metadata ContactThe organization or person currently responsible for the metadata.ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:metainfo/adiwg:metc
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Personnel[dif:Role='DIF AUTHOR']
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Originating_Metadata_Node
ECHO /*/echo:ArchiveCenter
ECS /*/ecs:Contact[Role='Archive']
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='creator_name']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ContactPerson']
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ContactOrganization']/hdf5:Group[@Name='Data_Originator']
ISO /*/gmd:contact
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:contact/cit:CI_Responsibility
OGC-SOS /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceProvider
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Personnel[serf:Role='SERF AUTHOR']
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:creator/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
Bounding BoxA bounding box for identifying a geographic area of interest

Note: This concept is called "Coverage" in the CSW Specification
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Spatial_Coverage
DCAT /dct:spatial
ECHO /*/echo:Spatial/echo:HorizontalSpatialDomain/echo:Geometry/echo:BoundingRectangle
ECS /*/ecs:Spatial/ecs:HorizontalSpatialDomain/ecs:BoundingRectangle
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:spdom/fgdc:bounding
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/srv:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:extent/gex:EX_Extent/gex:geographicElement/gex:EX_GeographicBoundingBox
Topic CategoryHigh level category enumeration used in ISODIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:ISO_Topic_Category
DCAT /dct:theme
ISO (1) /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:topicCategory/gmd:MD_TopicCategoryCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:topicCategory/mri:MD_TopicCategoryCode
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ISOTopicCategory
SERF /serf:ISO_Topic_Category

xPath Note: The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords. Fit: The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required. xPath Note: The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords. Fit: The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required. xPath Note: The xPaths included in this table use several wildcards. // means any path, so //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty indicates a gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty anywhere in an XML file. /*/ indicates a single level with several possible elements. This usually indicates one of several concrete realizations of an abstract object. For example /*/gmd:identificationInfo could be gmd:MD_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo or gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo and gmd:identificationInfo//*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords could be gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords or gmd:identificationInfo/srv:SV_ServiceIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords. Fit: The fit of the dialect path with the concept is estimated on a scale of 1 = excellent two-way fit, 2 = one-way fit or some other problem, 3 - extension required.

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