ISWG Standards Taxonomy

The IEEE Committee on Earth Observations (ICEO) Standards Working Group, or ISWG -- see this GEOSS web page for more information -- has attempted to categorize the types of standards used in earth observations. The first application for this information will be in constructing user interfaces to access or specify the standards used for data and information components.

This group would like to receive comments from the community on their taxonomy, and has posted their document on the MMI site. Please provide your comments to the point of contact, Stephen M. Holt (sholt - at -

You may access the Standards Taxonomy document at