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IODE Steering Group for MEDI; Third Session, Drexel Univerity, Philadelphia, USA, 11-13 September 2006
IOC/IODE (2006). IODE Steering Group for MEDI; Third Session, Drexel Univerity, Philadelphia, USA, 11-13 September 2006. IOC Reports of Meetings of Experts and Equivalent Bodies, IOC/IODE-SG-MEDI-III/3. UNESCO: Paris. 5, III annexes pp.
Part of: IOC Reports of Meetings of Experts and Equivalent Bodies. UNESCO: Paris. ISSN 1014-9538, more

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    Information handling; Marine

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Abstract
    The Marine Environmental Data Information Referral Catalogue (MEDI) is a directory systemfor datasets, data catalogues and data inventories developed by IODE. The IODE Steering Group forMEDI was established to support the MEDI system. During its Third Session the Steering Groupdiscussed the implementation of a marine community profile of the ISO 19115 metadata standard. Themarine community profile developed by the Australian Ocean Data Centre Joint Facility will bedisseminated for comment through a new IODE metadata discussion list. The Steering Group willreview comments received and recommend a marine profile for MEDI. The Steering Group agreed thatgovernance of vocabularies used by MEDI should be responsibility of the MarineXML group.The Steering Group also discussed cooperation with the JCOMM Water TemperatureMetadata (META-T) Pilot Project and agreed that SG-MEDI can assist the META-T Pilot Project byproviding discovery metadata tools and format and also with the technical governance of controlledvocabularies.

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