[Esip-preserve] DOI landing pages

John Scialdone jscialdo at ciesin.columbia.edu
Tue Aug 21 17:02:15 EDT 2012


No DOIs yet, but every data set has a landing page; example: 

Metadata tab contains FGDC version, with ISO coming soon.


On 8/21/2012 4:40 PM, Mark A. Parsons wrote:
> Curt,
> I don't know if this is relevant, but here is how NSIDC currently handles this.
> Every data set has a landing page (though only a few have DOIs so far). Here is an example: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0176.html
> >From that landing page you can click on "view metadata record" which leads you to a variety of different metadata formats including ISO in html and XML. Here is the ISO XML link for the data set above: http://nsidc.org/cgi-bin/get_metadata.pl?id=NSIDC-0176&format=ISO&style=XML
> We don't have good provenance info in the ISO, unfortunately.
> Our DOIs point to the human readable landing page. It would be nice if the identifier knew what was asking, so it could point machines to the XML. I think that is part of the intent with "inflections" in ARKs.
> Cheers,
> -m.
> On 21 Aug 2012, at 6:11 AM, Curt Tilmes wrote:
>> On 08/20/2012 04:15 PM, Conover, Helen wrote:
>>> The topic of DOI landing pages has come up in a couple of telecons
>>> lately, and I know you're looking for some examples.  For our DOIs,
>>> GHRC is using a basic dataset information page generated from our
>>> collection level metadata.  It includes a brief description and
>>> links to data, browse and documentation.
>>> We have these pages for all of our datasets, though we've only got a
>>> few with DOIs, so far.  Here's an example:
>>> http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/hydro/details.pl?ds=rssmif17d
>> This is great.
>> Have you guys looked into ISO 19115-* for representing some of this
>> information in a machine readable standard format?
>> In particular, I know you have worked on capturing provenance for
>> granule level processing -- have you summarized any of that at the
>> collection level with the ISO lineage fields yet?  Also, have you seen
>> the new W3C PROV specifications?  We'd like to develop an Earth
>> Science extension for PROV aligned with ISO in a rational manner, both
>> at the granule level and at the collection level.
>> Curt
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