Dublin Core Element Set to GCMD DIF

The following is a mapping from the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative's Element Set (1.1) to the GCMD Directory Interchange Format (DIF).


Dublin Core Metadata Standard DIF
Title Entry_Title
Creator Data_Set_Citation: Dataset_Creator
  Personnel: Role: Investigator: Last_Name
  Personnel: Role: Investigator: First_Name
  Personnel: Role: Investigator: Middle_Name
Subject and Keywords Keyword
  Parameters: Category
  Parameters: Topic
  Parameters: Term
  Parameters: Variable
  Parameters: Detailed_Variable
  Source_Name
  Sensor_Name
  Project
  Location
Description Summary
Publisher Data_Set_Citation: Dataset_Publisher
  Data_Center: Data_Center_Name
  Data_Center: Data_Center_URL
  Data_Center: Data Center Contact, Last_Name
  Data_Center: Data Center Contact, First_Name
  Data_Center: Data Center Contact, Middle_Name
Contributor: Personnel: Role:
  Personnel: Last_Name
  Personnel: First_Name
  Personnel: Middle_Name
Date Data_Set_Citation: Dataset_Release_Date
Resource Type Data_Set_Citation: Data_Presentation_Form
Format Group: Distribution
  Distribution_Media
  Distribution_Size
  Distribution_Format
  Fees
Resource Identifier Data Center: Data_Set_ID
Data_Set_Citation: Online_Resource
Related_URL: URL_Content_Type
  Related_URL: URL
Source Related_URL: URL_Content_Type
  Related_URL: URL
  Source_Name
Language Data_Set_Language
Relation Parent_DIF
Data_Set_Citation: Online_Resource
Related_URL: URL_Content_Type
Related_URL: URL
Reference
Coverage Location
  Spatial_Coverage: Southernmost_Latitude
Spatial_Coverage: Northernmost_Latitude
Spatial_Coverage: Easternmost_Longitude
Spatial_Coverage: Westernmost_Longitude
Temporal_Coverage: Start_Date
Temporal_Coverage: Stop_Date
Paleo_Temporal_Coverage: Paleo_Start_Date
Paleo_Temporal_Coverage: Paleo_Stop_Date
Paleo_Temporal_Coverage: Chronostratigraphic_Unit
Rights Management Use_Constraints
  Access_Constraints


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