Human settlements and land use

A common base profile of DDI for use by the member archives of CESSDA.

A widely-used, but no longer current standard defining the information content for a set of digital geospatial data required by the US Federal Government.

CSDGM was sponsored by the US Federal Geographic Data Committee.  However, in September 2010 the FGDC endorsed ISO 19115 and began encouraging federal agencies to transition to ISO metadata.

An extension of ISO 19115 defining the schema required for describing imagery and gridded data.