[AIP_Plenary] Comments on GEOSS Registration Process

Jeff deLaBeaujardiere Jeff.deLaBeaujardiere at noaa.gov
Tue Dec 23 16:45:15 EST 2008

Hi Archie-

Sorry, my phrasing was poor, but I think we're on the same page.
You don't store the Capabilities XML document itself. However,
you will glean information from the SOS GetCapabilities response,
and populate a catalog somewhere so that people can discover the
observation offerings in my SOS. Is that correct?

-Jeff DLB

> Jeff deLaBeaujardiere wrote:
>> After SOS becomes added to the CSR picklist and the entry for the
>> IOOS SOS NDBC is updated accordingly, will the SOS Capabilities XML
>> get harvested and be searchable somewhere?
Archie Warnock wrote:
> Not directly, at least as far as the FGDC Clearinghouse goes (and even
> that's subject to change).  I don't harvest and store capabilities docs
> for searching purposes.  I harvest the component and service records
> from the the CSR after they get registered, then use the metadata in the
> service records to harvest catalog records.  In doing that, I'll
> retrieve and parse the capabilities doc using the URL listed in the
> service record but I don't store them as separate searchable records.

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