- Cruise Summary Reports
The National Oceanographic Data Centre's required format for reporting on cruises or field experiments at sea, formulated using tags from the ISO19115 metadata standard.
- INSPIRE Metadata Regulation
A profile of ISO 19115:2003, adopted in 2007 as the common metadata standard for the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE). The other profiles of ISO 19115 in use in European Member States have been made compliant with INSPIRE.
- ISO 19115-2 - Imagery and gridded data
An extension of ISO 19115 defining the schema required for describing imagery and gridded data.
- USGIN ISO profile
- Recommended practices for using ISO19139 xml encoding of ISO 19115 and ISO 19119 metadata to describe a broad spectrum of geoscience resources
- 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.
- SeaDataNet Software
A suite of tools designed by SeaDataNet to facilitate the creation, editing, and conversion of ocean and marine data and metadata. Particular tools are available for preparing ISO 19115-conformant XML metadata files for the SeaDataNet directories.
- CEOS International Directory Network
An international effort headed by the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites developed to assist users in locating Earth science data sets, data services, and visualizations using DIF metadata.
- Common Data Index
A web service allowing users to access the availability and geographical spreading of marine data sets managed by the SeaDataNet data centres, using metadata based on the ISO 19115 content model.
- INSPIRE - Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe
- A Spatial Data Infrastructure, whose scope includes the basic spatial information, as well as measured, modelled or simulated data.
- Marine Geoscience Data System
An online portal providing access to a number of NSF-supported marine geoscience projects, which has developed its own metadata requirements.