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Access to consistent, high-quality metadata is critical to finding, understanding, and reusing scientific data. This document describes a consensus among participating stakeholders in health care and the life sciences domain on the description of datasets using the Resource Description Framework (RDF). This specification meets key functional requirements, reuses existing vocabularies to that extent that it is possible, and addresses elements of data description, versioning, provenance, discovery, exchange, query, and retrieval. This work is under the auspices of the W3C Semantic Web in Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG). The information on this page was taken from the Editors Working Draft on 2015-02-24 (More).. The specification includes recommendations at three levels (Required = MUST, Recommended = SHOULD, and Optional = MAY) for three types of metadata content:

  • Summary Level: The summary level provides a description of a dataset that is independent of a specific version or format.
  • Version Level: The version level captures version-specific characteristics of a dataset.
  • Distribution Level: The distribution level captures metadata about a specific form and version of a dataset.


Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Summary - Required

Concepts that MUST occur at the Summary Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Resource TypeA resource code identifying the type of resource; e.g. dataset, a collection, an application (See MD_ScopeCode) for which the metadata describes.FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:distinfo/fgdc:resdesc
ISO /*/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:metadataScope/mdb:MD_MetadataScope/mdb:resourceScope/mcc:MD_ScopeCode
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
PublisherPublisher of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Publisher
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Publisher
DCAT /dct:publisher
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:pubinfo/fgdc:publish
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='publisher']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/gmd:organisationName/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Organisation/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
THREDDS //thredds:metadata/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=publisher_name]/@nc:value
Resource Access ConstraintsInformation about any constraints for accessing the data set. This includes any special restrictions, legal prerequisites, limitations and/or warnings on obtaining the data set. Some words that may be used in this field include: Public, In-house, Limited, Additional detailed instructions on how to access the data can be entered in this field.DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Access_Constraints
DCAT /dct:accessLevel
DCAT dct:accessLevelComment
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionFlag
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionComment
ECHO /*/echo:Visible
ECS /*/ecs:AccessConstraints
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:accconst
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
SERF /serf:DIF/serf:Access_Constraints
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:variable/nc:attribute[@nc:name=license]/@nc:value

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Version - Required

Concepts that MUST occur at the Version Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Resource TypeA resource code identifying the type of resource; e.g. dataset, a collection, an application (See MD_ScopeCode) for which the metadata describes.FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:distinfo/fgdc:resdesc
ISO /*/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:metadataScope/mdb:MD_MetadataScope/mdb:resourceScope/mcc:MD_ScopeCode
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
PublisherPublisher of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Publisher
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Publisher
DCAT /dct:publisher
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:pubinfo/fgdc:publish
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='publisher']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/gmd:organisationName/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Organisation/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
THREDDS //thredds:metadata/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=publisher_name]/@nc:value
Resource Access ConstraintsInformation about any constraints for accessing the data set. This includes any special restrictions, legal prerequisites, limitations and/or warnings on obtaining the data set. Some words that may be used in this field include: Public, In-house, Limited, Additional detailed instructions on how to access the data can be entered in this field.DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Access_Constraints
DCAT /dct:accessLevel
DCAT dct:accessLevelComment
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionFlag
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionComment
ECHO /*/echo:Visible
ECS /*/ecs:AccessConstraints
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:accconst
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
SERF /serf:DIF/serf:Access_Constraints
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:variable/nc:attribute[@nc:name=license]/@nc:value
Author / OriginatorThe principal author of the resource

Note: In CSW this concept is called Creator
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Creator
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Data Originator']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Investigator']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Producer']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='INVESTIGATOR']
ECS /ecs:Author
EML concat(//eml:eml/eml:dataset/eml:creator/eml:individualName/eml:givenName/eml:text,//eml:eml/eml:dataset/eml:creator/eml:individualName/eml:surName/eml:text)
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:origin
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='creator_name']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="author"]]
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="originator"]]
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="author"]]
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="originator"]]
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:creator/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
Resource VersionVersion of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Version
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Edition
ECHO /*/echo:VersionId
ECS /*/ecs:VersionId
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='VersionID']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:edition/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/mri:MD_DataIdentification/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:edition/gco:CharacterString

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Distribution - Required

Concepts that MUST occur at the Distribution Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Resource TypeA resource code identifying the type of resource; e.g. dataset, a collection, an application (See MD_ScopeCode) for which the metadata describes.FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:distinfo/fgdc:resdesc
ISO /*/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:metadataScope/mdb:MD_MetadataScope/mdb:resourceScope/mcc:MD_ScopeCode
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
PublisherPublisher of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Publisher
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Publisher
DCAT /dct:publisher
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:pubinfo/fgdc:publish
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='publisher']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO //gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/gmd:organisationName/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="publisher"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Organisation/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
THREDDS //thredds:metadata/thredds:publisher/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=publisher_name]/@nc:value
Resource Access ConstraintsInformation about any constraints for accessing the data set. This includes any special restrictions, legal prerequisites, limitations and/or warnings on obtaining the data set. Some words that may be used in this field include: Public, In-house, Limited, Additional detailed instructions on how to access the data can be entered in this field.DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Access_Constraints
DCAT /dct:accessLevel
DCAT dct:accessLevelComment
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionFlag
ECHO /*/echo:RestrictionComment
ECHO /*/echo:Visible
ECS /*/ecs:AccessConstraints
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:accconst
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:accessConstraints/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceConstraints/mco:MD_LegalConstraints/mco:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString
SERF /serf:DIF/serf:Access_Constraints
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:documentation[@type="rights"]
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:variable/nc:attribute[@nc:name=license]/@nc:value
Author / OriginatorThe principal author of the resource

Note: In CSW this concept is called Creator
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Creator
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Data Originator']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Investigator']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='Producer']
ECHO /echo:Contacts/echo:Contact[Role='INVESTIGATOR']
ECS /ecs:Author
EML concat(//eml:eml/eml:dataset/eml:creator/eml:individualName/eml:givenName/eml:text,//eml:eml/eml:dataset/eml:creator/eml:individualName/eml:surName/eml:text)
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:origin
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='creator_name']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="author"]]
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="originator"]]
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="author"]]
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="originator"]]
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:creator/thredds:name
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
Resource FormatThe physical or digital manifestation of the resourceDCAT /dct:format
ECHO /*/echo:DataFormat
ECS /ecs:PrimaryCSDT
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:distInfo/fgdc:distributor/fgdc:distorFormat/fgdc:formatName
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='HDFVersion']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='HDFVersion']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:resourceFormat/gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/mri:MD_DataIdentification/mri:resourceFormat/mrd:MD_Format/mrd:formatSpecificationCitation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:identifier/mcc:MD_Identifier/mcc:code
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Distribution/serf:Distribution_Format

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Summary - Suggested

Concepts that SHOULD occur at the Summary Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Resource Update FrequencyThe frequency with which changes and additions are made to the data set after the initial data set is completedDCAT /dct:accrualPeriodicity
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:status/fgdc:update
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency/gmd:MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:resourceMaintenance/mmi:MD_MaintenanceInformation/mmi:maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency/mmiMD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Version - Suggested

Concepts that SHOULD occur at the Version Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Creation DateDate of creation of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF_Creation_Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
SERF /serf:SERF_Creation_Date
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=date_created]/@nc:value
Publication DateDate of publication of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Release_Date
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Publication_Date
DCAT /dct:issued
Dryad dcterms:dateSubmitted
ECHO /*/echo:InsertTime
ECS /*ecs:CitationforExternalPublication
EML /eml:dataset/eml:pubDate/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:pubdate
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
Resource LanguageThe language of the resource.DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Language
DCAT /dct:Language
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:language/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:defaultLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:otherLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Service_Language
Source CitationReference to the processing input source.FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:dataqual/fgdc:lineage/fgdc:srcinfo/fgdc:srccite
ISO /*/gmd:dataQualityInfo/gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:source/gmd:LI_Source/gmd:sourceCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
ISO /*/gmd:dataQualityInfo/gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:processStep/gmd:LI_ProcessStep/gmd:source/gmd:LI_Source/gmd:sourceCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:resourceLineage/mrl:LI_Lineage/mrl:source/mrl:LE_Source/mrl:sourceCitation/cit:CI_Citation
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:resourceLineage/mrl:LI_Lineage/mrl:processStep/mrl:LE_ProcessStep/mrl:source/mrl:LE_Source/mrl:sourceCitation/cit:CI_Citation

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Distribution - Suggested

Concepts that SHOULD occur at the Distribution Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Creation DateDate of creation of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF_Creation_Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
SERF /serf:SERF_Creation_Date
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=date_created]/@nc:value
Publication DateDate of publication of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Release_Date
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Publication_Date
DCAT /dct:issued
Dryad dcterms:dateSubmitted
ECHO /*/echo:InsertTime
ECS /*ecs:CitationforExternalPublication
EML /eml:dataset/eml:pubDate/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:pubdate
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="publication"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
Resource LanguageThe language of the resource.DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Language
DCAT /dct:Language
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:language/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:defaultLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:otherLocale/lan:PT_Locale/lan:language/lan:LanguageCode
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Service_Language
Resource VersionVersion of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_Version
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Edition
ECHO /*/echo:VersionId
ECS /*/ecs:VersionId
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='VersionID']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:edition/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/mri:MD_DataIdentification/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:edition/gco:CharacterString
Source CitationReference to the processing input source.FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:dataqual/fgdc:lineage/fgdc:srcinfo/fgdc:srccite
ISO /*/gmd:dataQualityInfo/gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:source/gmd:LI_Source/gmd:sourceCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
ISO /*/gmd:dataQualityInfo/gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:processStep/gmd:LI_ProcessStep/gmd:source/gmd:LI_Source/gmd:sourceCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:resourceLineage/mrl:LI_Lineage/mrl:source/mrl:LE_Source/mrl:sourceCitation/cit:CI_Citation
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:resourceLineage/mrl:LI_Lineage/mrl:processStep/mrl:LE_ProcessStep/mrl:source/mrl:LE_Source/mrl:sourceCitation/cit:CI_Citation

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Summary - Optional

Concepts that MAY occur at the Summary Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Resource IdentifierIdentifier for the resource described by the metadataADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:ids/adiwg:projguid
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_DOI
DCAT /dct:identifier
ECHO /*/echo:DataSetId
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ShortName | /*/echo:LongName
ECS /ecs:LocalGranuleID
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='INVENTORYMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ProductSpecificMetadata']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:identifier/mcc:MD_Identifier/mcc:code/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/@ID
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=id]/@nc:value
Cited Resource Alternate TitleAlternate title of the cited resourceISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
Creation DateDate of creation of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF_Creation_Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
SERF /serf:SERF_Creation_Date
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=date_created]/@nc:value
Contributor NameContributor to the resourceFGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:origin
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:datacred
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode = 'manyOptions"]]/gmd:CI_Individual/gmd:name/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="manyOptions"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Individual/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:contributor
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:contributor
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=contributor_name]/@nc:value
Theme KeywordA word or phrase that describes some aspect of a resource. Can be one of several types.

Note: The general identification keywords usually have a type of "theme" and are refered to as "theme keywords". Other types and vocabularies are used for other information. Service Entry Resource Format (SERF) requires a Science and a Service GCMD Keyword. This concept is called Subject in the CSW Specification.
ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:keywords/adiwg:theme/adiwg:themekey
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Category
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Topic
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Term
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_1
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_2
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_3
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Detailed_Variable
DCAT /dct:keyword
Dryad dcterms:subject
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:CategoryKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TopicKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TermKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel1Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel2Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel3Keyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:DetailedVariableKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:DisciplineKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TopicKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TermKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:VariableKeyword
EML (1) /eml:dataset/eml:keywordSet/eml:keyword/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:keywords/fgdc:theme/fgdc:themekey
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='keywords']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSDisciplineKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTermKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTopicKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSVariableKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Group[@Name='ECSParameter']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSParameterKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO (1) /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/gmd:keyword/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:descriptiveKeywords/mri:MD_Keywords[mri:type/mri:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/mri:keyword/gco:CharacterString
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Category
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Topic
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Term
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:VariableLevel3/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:DetailedVariable
OGC-SOS (1) /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Keywords[ows:Type='theme']/ows:Keyword
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:metadata/thredds:keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:dataset/thredds:keyword
netCDF (1) /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=keywords]/@nc:value

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Version - Optional

Concepts that MAY occur at the Version Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Resource IdentifierIdentifier for the resource described by the metadataADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:ids/adiwg:projguid
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_DOI
DCAT /dct:identifier
ECHO /*/echo:DataSetId
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ShortName | /*/echo:LongName
ECS /ecs:LocalGranuleID
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='INVENTORYMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ProductSpecificMetadata']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:identifier/mcc:MD_Identifier/mcc:code/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/@ID
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=id]/@nc:value
Cited Resource Alternate TitleAlternate title of the cited resourceISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
Creation DateDate of creation of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF_Creation_Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
SERF /serf:SERF_Creation_Date
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=date_created]/@nc:value
Contributor NameContributor to the resourceFGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:origin
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:datacred
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode = 'manyOptions"]]/gmd:CI_Individual/gmd:name/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="manyOptions"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Individual/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:contributor
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:contributor
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=contributor_name]/@nc:value
Theme KeywordA word or phrase that describes some aspect of a resource. Can be one of several types.

Note: The general identification keywords usually have a type of "theme" and are refered to as "theme keywords". Other types and vocabularies are used for other information. Service Entry Resource Format (SERF) requires a Science and a Service GCMD Keyword. This concept is called Subject in the CSW Specification.
ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:keywords/adiwg:theme/adiwg:themekey
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Category
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Topic
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Term
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_1
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_2
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_3
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Detailed_Variable
DCAT /dct:keyword
Dryad dcterms:subject
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:CategoryKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TopicKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TermKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel1Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel2Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel3Keyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:DetailedVariableKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:DisciplineKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TopicKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TermKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:VariableKeyword
EML (1) /eml:dataset/eml:keywordSet/eml:keyword/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:keywords/fgdc:theme/fgdc:themekey
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='keywords']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSDisciplineKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTermKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTopicKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSVariableKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Group[@Name='ECSParameter']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSParameterKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO (1) /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/gmd:keyword/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:descriptiveKeywords/mri:MD_Keywords[mri:type/mri:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/mri:keyword/gco:CharacterString
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Category
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Topic
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Term
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:VariableLevel3/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:DetailedVariable
OGC-SOS (1) /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Keywords[ows:Type='theme']/ows:Keyword
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:metadata/thredds:keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:dataset/thredds:keyword
netCDF (1) /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=keywords]/@nc:value

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile - Distribution - Optional

Concepts that MAY occur at the Distribution Level.

Source: Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
ConceptDescriptionDialect (Fit) Paths
Online ResourceOnline Resource for the cited resourceADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:citation/adiwg:citeinfo/adiwg:onlink
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Online_Resource
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Reference/dif:Online_Resource
ECHO /echo:OnlineResources/echo:OnlineResource/echo:URL
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:onlineResource/cit:CI_OnlineResource
THREDDS //thredds:dataset/thredds:documentation/@xlink:href
Resource IdentifierIdentifier for the resource described by the metadataADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:ids/adiwg:projguid
DIF /dif:DIF/dif:Data_Set_Citation/dif:Dataset_DOI
DCAT /dct:identifier
ECHO /*/echo:DataSetId
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ShortName | /*/echo:LongName
ECS /ecs:LocalGranuleID
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='INVENTORYMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='ProductSpecificMetadata']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='identifier_file_uuid']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:identifier/mcc:MD_Identifier/mcc:code/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/@ID
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=id]/@nc:value
Cited Resource Alternate TitleAlternate title of the cited resourceISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:alternateTitle/gco:CharacterString
Creation DateDate of creation of the cited resourceDIF /dif:DIF_Creation_Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:Date
ISO //gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date[gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/gmd:date/gco:DateTime
ISO-1 //cit:CI_Citation/cit:date/cit:CI_Date[cit:dateType/cit:CI_DateTypeCode=[normalize-space()="creation"]]/cit:date/gco:DateTime
SERF /serf:SERF_Creation_Date
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=date_created]/@nc:value
Contributor NameContributor to the resourceFGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:citation/fgdc:citeinfo/fgdc:origin
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:datacred
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:metainfo/fgdc:metc/fgdc:cntinfo
ISO /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode = 'manyOptions"]]/gmd:CI_Individual/gmd:name/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:citation/cit:CI_Citation/cit:citedResponsibleParty/cit:CI_Responsibility[cit:role/cit:CI_RoleCode[normalize-space()="manyOptions"]]/cit:party/cit:CI_Individual/cit:name/gco:CharacterString
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:metadata/thredds:contributor
THREDDS /thredds:catalog/thredds:dataset/thredds:contributor
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=creator_name]/@nc:value
netCDF /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=contributor_name]/@nc:value
Theme KeywordA word or phrase that describes some aspect of a resource. Can be one of several types.

Note: The general identification keywords usually have a type of "theme" and are refered to as "theme keywords". Other types and vocabularies are used for other information. Service Entry Resource Format (SERF) requires a Science and a Service GCMD Keyword. This concept is called Subject in the CSW Specification.
ADIwg /adiwg:project/adiwg:idinfo/adiwg:keywords/adiwg:theme/adiwg:themekey
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Category
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Topic
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Term
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_1
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_2
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Variable_Level_3
DIF (1) /dif:DIF/dif:Parameters/dif:Detailed_Variable
DCAT /dct:keyword
Dryad dcterms:subject
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:CategoryKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TopicKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:TermKeyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel1Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel2Keyword/echo:Value
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:VariableLevel3Keyword
ECHO (1) /*/echo:ScienceKeywords/echo:ScienceKeyword/echo:DetailedVariableKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:DisciplineKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TopicKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:TermKeyword
ECS (1) /*/ecs:DisciplineTopicParameters/ecs:VariableKeyword
EML (1) /eml:dataset/eml:keywordSet/eml:keyword/eml:text
FGDC /fgdc:metadata/fgdc:idinfo/fgdc:keywords/fgdc:theme/fgdc:themekey
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='keywords']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSDisciplineKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTermKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSTopicKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSVariableKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
HDF5.1 (1) /hdf5:HDF5-File/hdf5:RootGroup/hdf5:Group[@Name='METADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='COLLECTIONMETADATA']/hdf5:Group[@Name='DisciplineTopicParameters']/hdf5:Group/hdf5:Group[@Name='ECSParameter']/hdf5:Attribute[@Name='ECSParameterKeyword']/hdf5:Data/hdf5:DataFromFile
ISO (1) /*/gmd:identificationInfo/*/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/gmd:keyword/gco:CharacterString
ISO-1 /mdb:MD_Metadata/mdb:identificationInfo/*/mri:descriptiveKeywords/mri:MD_Keywords[mri:type/mri:MD_KeywordTypeCode=[normalize-space()="theme"]]/mri:keyword/gco:CharacterString
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Category
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Topic
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:Term
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:VariableLevel1/umm:VariableLevel2/umm:VariableLevel3/umm:Value
UMM (1) /umm:UMM/umm:ScienceKeywords/umm:DetailedVariable
OGC-SOS (1) /sos:Capabilities/ows:ServiceIdentification/ows:Keywords[ows:Type='theme']/ows:Keyword
SERF /serf:SERF/serf:Keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:metadata/thredds:keyword
THREDDS (1) //thredds:dataset/thredds:keyword
netCDF (1) /nc:netcdf/nc:attribute[@nc:name=keywords]/@nc:value

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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