Soil Science

Metadata Standards

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

BGS NGDC - British Geological Survey National Geoscience Data Centre

The world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise, with information access via an ISO 19115-compliant discovery metadata database.