Resources to help convert from FGDC to ISO

A number of online resources are available that deal with the transition of FGDC compliant metadata to ISO standards.

FGDC & ISO: At the FGDC site for their 2011 Metadata Summit there are a number of presentations available on the status of ISO as well as a summary report for the summit. Also at that page are the slides and webinar recording for a follow up presentation for the Metadata Summit. See:

FGDC guidance on what is a compliant metadata record while transitioning to ISO standards, see

LOOKING AT ISO IN DEPTH: The National Coastal Data Development Center has conducted a series of trainings on ISO. A powerpoint with slides from all the trainings is available at:, \