[Esip-preserve] Identifiers

Curt Tilmes Curt.Tilmes at nasa.gov
Thu Feb 16 11:21:14 EST 2012

On 02/16/2012 11:12 AM, Lynnes, Christopher S. (GSFC-6102) wrote:
> At the risk of muddying the waters further, would you consider
> deprecating the term "data set", given its ambiguity w.r.t. ISO
> 19115 "dataset" which is actually much closer to a granule?  Maybe
> use data collection instead?
> On Feb 16, 2012, at 11:06 AM, Curt Tilmes wrote:
>> On 02/16/2012 10:54 AM, Mark A. Parsons wrote:
>>> To me a data set is simply a logical arrangement of data that has
>>> meaning to a designated community.
>> I like that definition -- it is broad enough to encompass my
>> definition, which I can still use within my community.

Well Mark's definition still fits a single granule -- it is a logical
arrangement of data.

Would my definition (ESDT+Collection) for the EOSDIS 'designated
community' not be accommodated as an ISO 19115 "dataset"?

Curt Tilmes
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