TDWG Standards Documentation Standard (SDS)

The TDWG Standards Documentation Standard (SDS) consists of a single document: the Standards Documentation Specification. That document defines how TDWG standards are to be presented. It provides details about the hierarchical structure of standards and versioning of standards components. It specifies how the properties of standards and their components are to be described in human-readable and machine-readable terms.

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Header section

Title
Standards Documentation Standard
Date ratified
2017-04-25
Status
Current standard
Category
Technical specification
Permanent IRI
http://www.tdwg.org/standards/147
Abstract
The TDWG Standards Documentation Standard consists of a single document: the Standards Documentation Specification. That document defines how TDWG standards are to be presented. It provides details about the hierarchical structure of standards and versioning of standards components. It specifies how the properties of standards and their components are to be described in human-readable and machine-readable terms.
Contributors
Contributors: Steve Baskauf (TDWG Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group), Roger Hyam (TDWG Infrastructure Project), Stanley Blum (TDWG Process Interest Group), Robert A. Morris (UMASS-Boston, TDWG Imaging Interest Group), Jonathan Rees (Duke University), Joel Sachs (TDWG RDF Task Group), Greg Whitbread (TDWG Technical Architecture Group), John Wieczorek (TDWG Darwin Core Task Group). Review manager: Dag Endresen (GBIF Norway/NHM University of Oslo)
Creator
Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group, Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)
Bibliographic citation

Vocabulary Maintenance Specification Task Group (2017) Standards Documentation Standard (Endresen D, review manager). Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) http://www.tdwg.org/standards/147

Parts of the standard

The TDWG Standards Documentation Standard is described by a single document, the Standards Documentation Specification.