WIS Discovery MetadataWIS Discovery Metadata - also known as the WMO Core Profile of the ISO 19115 Geographic Metadata standard.
- Manual on WIS (WMO-No. 1060) Part V. This defines the standard.
- Guide to WIS (WMO-No. 1061) Part V. This provides guidance on how to use the WIS Discovery Metadata standard.
Viewing the WIS discovery metadata catalogueThe WIS discovery metadata catalogue is available at every Global Information System Centre (GISC). All GISCs allow the catalogue to be searched. Links to the GISC websites are provided on the page https://www.wmo.int/giscs.
Suggested practices for application areas
Supplementary Guidance refered to by the Manual on WIS or Guide to WIS
- WIS discovery metadata conformance tests.
- Specification of data policy within WIS discovery metadata records.
- Additional examples.
- Optional elements within WIS discovery metadata records.
- Validation tools for WIS discovery metadata records.