Several metadata standards:
The 4th Dublin Core Metadata Workshop Report DC-4, on WWW meta tag standardisation.
Application of Metadata Standards, paper of ISO rules for development of metadata standards.
Attributes supported by the Harvest Gatherer html metadata tags.
Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
CDS (Catalogue of Data Sources) of the European Environment Agency.
Core Metadata Elements for Land and Geographic Directories in Australia and New Zealand, metadata standard, databases
Dublin core metadata element set:, draft metadata standard for the WWW.
EdNA Metadata Home Page, draft metadata standard for the WWW in Australia (education), an extension of the Dublin core, using the SCHEME attribute.
EPA Scientific Metadata Standards Project , metadata standards
GILS, official US standard for administrations (will probably be extended to world wide standard).
IAFA, metadata standard for FTP and other Internet documents.
Directory Interchange Format, the famous NASA DIF, source of various derived standards and used by the CEOS community and other directories related to earth observation and environment.
FGDC Subcommittee on Cultural and Demographic Data (SCDD), under construction.
Metadata Standards Draft Implementation Guide for WAIS.
Metadata standards of the US Geological Service
Metadata Standards Draft Implementation Guide
Metadata Standards For Gap Analysis
Metadatabase on Sustainable Development and its type-form for quick overview, interchange format, multilingual, multidisciplinary, multi-media, hypertext, sustainable development, sustainable mobility.
MRLC Metadata Standards
Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC)
geographic metadata standards
CEN-TC287 for geographic data
FGDC, for geographical data.
ISO 15046 for geographic data
National Biological Information Infrastructure biology (related to FGDC)
ROADS project, using IAFA templates; gives interesting statistics of the implementation of each field. Covers various data source types, from organizations to databases. Develops a software to search the IAFA templates.
US-MARC , standard of the Library of Congress
WWW'95: proceedings , various papers arround metadata.
USGS RockyLink Standards and MetaData GeoSpatial Resources
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Author: Bruno Kestemont (email@example.com)
of CESSE, under financing of the Belgian Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs