BGS discovery metadata

A selection of paper stored in the NGRC BGS discovery metadata describes the datasets we hold.
These pages are derived from our discovery metadata database, which complies with ISO standard 19115:2003 for geographic information metadata.

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A to ZBrowse by keywords
A to Z list of all the keywords used to describe the discovery metadata datasets. Each keyword links to a list of matching datasets or directly to the full details of single dataset matches.
DatasetsList of all datasets
A list of all available discovery metadata datasets, sorted alphabetically by name with links to the full details for each dataset.
HierarchyKeyword hierarchy
A hierarchy of keywords used to describe the discovery metadata datasets.
Each keyword links to a list of matching datasets, or directly to the full details of single dataset matches.
GlobeBrowse by location
A to Z list of all the area extents (locations) used to locate the discovery metadata datasets.
Each location links to a list of matching datasets, or directly to the full details of single dataset matches.
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