View record contents to discovering more in depth details about record and the dataset described.
Locate record to view:
Use Search field:
Locate the record with title
The background of the record will change to gray when your mouse is over the
Harbour Porpoise Presence, Maritimes Regionrecord.
Click on the record to view.
The record contents are displayed, using the initial Default View display mode.
Record actions for viewing and download:
- Next and Previous buttons used to review search results.
- Download used to export record
- The Display mode drop-down to change between Default View and Full View covered in the next section.
The Default view, provides a quick summary of record contents:
Use Display mode drop-down menu to select Default view.
Record title and description are shown at the top of the page.
About this resource provides information on the contents, such as topic category.
About this resource
Technical information provides details such data format.
Metadata information provides a button to download the XML record, contact information, and the unique identifier.
On the right hand side:
- Spatial extent is shown visually on a map
- Information on updates and feedback.
The Full view is used to show complete record contents.
Use Display mode drop-down menu to select Full view.
The advanced view divides the record up into a number of tabs:
- Spatial Representation
- Reference Systems
The Identification tab provides:
Status and legal constraints (such as the Data Dissemination Policy).
Abstract and keywords
Additional information including temporal and spatial extent
Additional identification information
The Distribution tab has details on how the content can be accessed.
Data distribution details
The Quality tab lists data quality information.
Data quality details
The Spatial rep. tab provides a summary of the spatial representation.
Spatial representation details
The Reference System tab covers information on the spatial reference system used.
This is provided as a machine readable code to the reference system.
The example uses the code
NAD83 / UTM zone 17N]reference system.
The Metadata tab covers the unique File Identifier, providing a link to view the XML document, along with point of contact information for the record.
Record metadata details
The XML record can be shown from either:
Default View metadata heading provides a Download metadata button.
Default view download metadata
Full View metadata tab provides a link to XML.
Full view download metadata
The XML file is downloaded, or shown directly in your browser.
Keep in mind XML record does not include any attached documents or thumbnails.
To download complete record information see the download section.
Download from record view
Download the contents of a single record.
Harbour Porpoise Presence, Maritimes Regionrecord, showing a number of Download options:
Permalink provides a URL that can be shared via email or message.
Permalink to GEODBA.ACCOMMODATIONS record
Use Ctrl+C (or Cmd+C on macOS) to copy text to clipboard:
Export (ZIP) archive including:
- A folder containing complete
metadata.xmlrecord, and simplified
index.csv** summary described in the previous section.
Export (ZIP) index.html summary
This file is useful for exchanging information between systems. The archive contents follows the "Metadata Exchange Format" convention used to share records between catalogs.
- A folder containing complete
Export (PDF) document.
Export (XML) machine readable document.
Export (RDF) machine readable definition of vocabulary used.
This file is useful for exchanging information between systems.