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Resource Basic Information
  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:7f5ac4a0-aaa4-4525-a539-d45f6ab1ef5c
  Name: Metdata Discovery Tool
  Abbreviation: Mercury
  Description: Mercury is a Web-based system to search for metadata and retrieve associated data. Mercury incorporates a number of important features. Mercury * Invokes a new paradigm for managing dynamic distributed scientific data and metadata * Provide a single portal to information contained in disparate data management systems * Provide free text, fielded, spatial, and temporal search capabilities * Puts control in the hands of investigators or other data providers * Has a very light touch (i.e., is inexpensive to implement) * Is implemented using Internet standards, including XML * Supports international metadata standards, including FGDC, Dublin-Core, EML, ISO-19115 * Is compatible with Internet search engines * Is based on a combination of open source tools and ORNL-developed software The new Mercury system is based on open source and Service Oriented Architecture and provides multiple search services including: RSS, Geo-RSS, OpenSearch, Web Services and
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
United States
  Responsible Organisation: ORNL
  Resource Information URL: http://mercury.ornl.gov/
  Resource Interface URL:
Resource Contact Information
  Contact Name: Giri Palanisamy
  Contact Email: palanisamyg@ornl.gov
Resource Category
  cataloguesInventoriesMetadataCollections
Societal Benefit Areas
  Biodiversity
  Climate
  Ecosystems
  Energy
Resource Status
  continuousOperation
GEOSS Data Core
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Ontology Reference
  No Ontology Information Available
Standard Classification
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Standard Supportive
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Last Update Date
  2010-03-05
Date Modified
  2010-03-05