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METADATA STANDARD
  1. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    A set of documented rules which define the creation of metadata by providing a combination of terminology (vocabularies), syntactical rules, format rules, and other requirements. Metadata standards are approved, published and governed by a formal body or organization with broad community-based representation (international or national).


    Example:


    Source:
    Marine Metadata Interoperability


  2. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Metadata standards are requirements which are intended to establish a common understanding of the meaning or semantics of the data, to ensure correct and proper use and interpretation of the data by its owners and users.


    Example:


    Source:
    Wikipedia


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See also

DATA CONTENT STANDARD
DATA FORMAT / TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE STANDARD
DATA STRUCTURE STANDARD
DATA VALUE STANDARD
METADATA
METADATA ELEMENT