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List of Metadata Tools

  • AgriMetamaker

    A service to facilitate the publication of metadata in the AGRIS Repository; it conforms to the the AGRIS Application Profile, which draws from the Dublin Core and AgMES standards.

  • ANZ-MEST - Metadata Entry and Search Tool

    A GeoNetwork web application for metadata management and searching, with profiles available for two extensions of ISO 19115: ANZLIC and the Marine Community Profile.

  • AVM Adobe Metadata Panels

    A set of metadata panels that can be added to Adobe Creative Suite 4 applications to allow AVM-compliant metadata to be entered directly into images.

  • AVM Web Tool

    A web-based tool for assembling an AVM-compliant XMP packet for insertion into an image file.

  • Bio-Formats

    Bio-Formats reads proprietary microscopy image data and metadata, and converts them to OME-TIFF, a combination of TIFF and OME-XML.

  • CF Compliance Checker

    A utility that checks netCDF files for CF-compliance.

  • CIF2Cell

    A tool to generate the geometrical setup for various electronic structure codes from a CIF file.

  • CIM Tools

    Tools for viewing and validating CIM metadata encoded in XML format.

  • CKAN

    Tool which utilizes the DCAT standard. CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data.

    CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available. Portals that use CKAN include and The United States uses a version of CKAN wrapped up as the Open Government Platform.

  • CMOR - Climate Model Output Rewriter

    A set of C-based functions, with bindings to both Python and FORTRAN 90, that can be used to produce CF-compliant netCDF files.