Environmental Science

Metadata Standards

MIBBI - Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations

A common portal to a group of checklists of Minimum Information in nearly 40 biological disciplines.

Repository-Developed Metadata Schemas

Some repositories have decided that current standards do not fit their metadata needs, and so have created their own requirements.

Extensions

EDMED Metadata Profile

The European Directory of Marine Environmental Datasets metadata scheme, which is a profile of ISO 19115.

Use Cases

Earth System Grid

A gateway providing a discovery service for climate data held at repositories across the globe. It supports use of the Common Information Model (CIM).