Data Family Metadata and Catalogue Services Aggregating Global or Regional Infrastructures Schematic and Syntactic Interoperability – Service Protocols and Content Standards Reference
Traditional Spatial Data (Raster and Vector) OGC Catalogue Services for the Web (CS/W) or OAI-PMH
Aggregation to GEOSS Broker
EU BON
GEOSS
GCMD
Biodiversity Catalogue
Consider IPT feed to GBIF in respect of species occurrence
Metadata: ISO 19115 preferred, FGDC supported
Data Content: domain-dependent
Data Deposit: not required – distributed
Services: Publish data via OGC WxS services
[19], [25], [26], [34], [35]
Signals and Time Series Observation Data OGC Catalogue Services for the Web (CS/W) or OAI-PMH
Aggregation to GEOSS Broker
EU BON
GEOSS
Biodiversity Catalogue
Metadata: ISO 19115 preferred
Data Content: domain-dependent but based on Sensor Markup Language
Data Deposit: not required – distributed
Services: Publish data via OGC Sensor Observation Services
[25], [26], [34], [35]
Model Outputs and Multidimensional Data THREDDS and OPeNDAP
Aggregation to GEOSS Broker
EU BON
GEOSS
Biodiversity Catalogue
Metadata: THREDDS crosswalk to ISO 19115 preferred
Data Content: domain-dependent
Data Deposit: Not required – federated
Services: NetCDF/ OPeNDAP queries or mapping to WMS
[25], [26], [27], [28], [34], [35]
All Other Tabular Data OAI-PMH serving Dublin Core or EML Metadata EU BON
GEOSS
DataOne, KNB, LTER
Consider IPT feed to GBIF in respect of species occurrence
Metadata: EML
Data Content: domain-dependent
DataDeposit: any compatible format
Services: download via API
[19], [29], [31], [34]
Any other digital object Media files, grey literature, code, and similar: provide a DataCite metadata record to DataCite and obtain a DOI. DataCite Metadata: DataCite
Data Content: any digital object
Data Deposit: not required – distributed
Services: DataCIte API
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