Dictionary History

Version: 2.2.3
Updated Description Notes
2014-05-22
  • Released.
Decided during the telecon on 2014-05-22.
2012-05-24
  • Add definition of "Moon" and add to "Earth" enumeration as suggested by T. Narock.
Decided during the telecon on 2012-05-24
2012-05-10
  • Modified definitions of "GEI", "Azimuth Angle", "Elevation Angle" and "Polar Angle" as suggested by J.Merka
  • Add definition for "ENP and add to "Coordinate System Name" enumeration as suggested by J. Merka
  • Add definitions of "Photomultiplier Tube" and "Solid State Detector" to dictionary and "Intrument Type" as suggested by B. Weigel.
Decided during the telecon on 2012-05-10
2012-03-15
  • Modified definition of "Numerical Data" as suggested by R. Weigel and D.A. Roberts
  • Modified definition of "Potential" as suggested by F. Mozer, D.A. Roberts and S. Fung
  • Add "Magnetograph" to dictionary and "Instrument Type" as suggested by J. King
Decided during the telecon on 2012-03-15
Version: 2.2.2
Updated Description Notes
2012-02-27
  • Released.
2012-02-27
  • Add "Albedo" to the dictionary and to "Wave Quantity" list.
  • Add "Partical Radius" to the dictionary and to the "Particle Quantity" list
Decided during the HDMC face-to-face on 2012-02-21
2012-02-02
  • Add "Sector Boundary Crossing" to the dictionary and the "Phenomenon Type" list.
  • Add "Product Key" to the dictionary and under "Access Information"
Decided during the telecon on 2012-02-02
2011-10-27
  • Update definition of "Document"
  • Add "MIME Type" to dictionary and "Document" structure
  • Add "Presentation", "Poster", "White Paper", "Technical Note", "Specification" and "Report" to dictionary and to "Document Type" enumeration
  • Remove "Paper" from dictionary.
Decided during the telecon on 2011-10-27.
2011-09-26
  • Add "Rendering Hints" under "Element"
  • Set occurrence for "Coordinate Representation" and "Coordinate System Name" under "Coordinate Sytem" to required (1)
  • Set "Size" under "Structure" to required (1)
  • Set "Association ID" and "Association Type" under "Association" to required (1).
Decided during the telecon on 2011-09-15.
Version: 2.2.1
Updated Description Notes
2011-08-18
  • Released.
2011-06-16
  • Added "core", "halo", "strahl" and "superhalo" to the dictionary and to "Qualifier"
As supplied by Aaron Roberts 4/21/2011, modified by Todd King; Decided during the telecon on 2011-06-12.
2011-05-12
  • Strike "product" from the definition of "Numerical Data".
Per e-mail from Joe King 4/21/2011
Version: 2.2.0
Updated Description Notes
2011-01-06
  • Released.
2011-01-06
  • Updated definition for "irradence".
2010-09-17
  • Added "SSE_L" to dictionary and to "Coordinate System Name" list
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-09-16.
2010-09-15
  • Added "Excel" to dictionary and to "Format" list
  • Added "Rendering Axis", and "Index" to dictionary and under "Rendering Hints"
  • Add "Vertical", "Horizontal", and "Color Bar" to dictionary and to the "Rendering Hints" enumeration
  • Changed cardinality of "Investigation Name" from 1 to +
  • Add "Median, " Maximum" and "Minimum" to dictionary and to "Qualifer" list.
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-08-26.
2010-08-20
  • Updated definitions of "Outer", "Inner", "Heliosheath" and "Remote 1AU"
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-07-08 and refined through subsequent e-mail.
2010-08-17
  • Added "S3_BUCKET" to dictionary and "Encoding"
  • Add "Directional" to dictionary and to "Qualifier"
  • updated definition for "Energy Flux" and "Differential"
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-07-08.
2010-06-25
  • Added "Fluence" to dictionary and "Particle Quantity"
  • Updated definitions for "Number Flux", "Coordinate System" and "Counts"
  • Added "HCC" (Heliocentric Cartesian), "HCR" (Heliocentric Radial), HPC (Helioprojective Cartesian) and "HPR" (Helioprojective Radial) to dictionary and "Coordinate System Name"
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-06-10
2010-05-21
  • Added "Heliosheath" to dictionary and to "Heliosphere" enumeration
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-05-13
2010-04-15
  • Added "Hardcopy" as an enumeration to dictionary and to "Format"
  • Added "Film", "Photographic Plate", "Photograph", "Microfiche", "Microfilm", "Print" to dictionary and to "Hardcopy" enumeration
  • Changed "Observatory Group" to "Observatory Group ID"
  • Updated definition of "Observatory" to make it more suitable for creation of conceptual Observatories.
  • Added "Operating Span" to dictionary with elements "Start Date", "Stop Date" and "Note"
  • Added "Operating Span" to "Instrument" and "Observatory".
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-04-15
Version: 2.1.0
Updated Description Notes
2010-03-19
  • Released.
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-03-18
Version: 2.0.3
Updated Description Notes
2010-03-19
  • Updated definitions for "Number Flux", "Energy Flux", "Differential", and "Integral"
  • Added "Dust" to "Measurement Type" enumeration
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-03-18
2010-02-04
  • Added "Former-PI" to dictionary and to "Role" enumeration
  • Added "Note" to "Person".
Decided durinng the telecon on 2010-02-04
Version: 2.0.2
Updated Description Notes
2009-11-18
  • Modified definitions for "Observatory" and "Instrument".
2009-11-05
  • Added "Stream Interaction Region" to dictionary and to "Phenomenon Type" enumeration. Updated definition of "Coronal Mass Ejection".
2009-10-08
  • Added "Arrival Direction" to dictionary and to "Particle Quantity" enumeration. Added "Instrument Mode" to dictionary and "Support Quantity". Updated definitions of "Charge State" and "Atomic Number Detected".
2009-09-24
  • Added "Atomic Number Detected", "Mass Number" and "Charge State" to dictionary and to "Particle Quantity" enumeration. Also added "Direction Angle" to "Particle Quantity".
Version: 2.0.1
Updated Description Notes
2009-07-12
  • Updates to the definition "Access URL", "Data Extent", "Polar" and "Sonic Mach Number".
2009-07-12
  • Added "Sound Speed" to dictionary and to "Particle Quantity".
Decided in e-mail in June 2009
2009-07-12
  • Update the description of "Index" data type to explain wild cards.
Circulated in e-mail after the telecon on 2009-07-02
2009-07-12
  • Under "Element" replaced "Component" with "Qualifier" and allow multiple occurrences.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-07-02
2009-07-12
  • Changed "Rendering Hints" to 0-to-many occurrence.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-07-02
Version: 2.0.0
Updated Description Notes
2009-04-15
  • Released.
Version: 1.3.6
Updated Description Notes
2009-04-09
  • Added "Area", "Bandwidth" and "Solid Angle" to "Integral", added "Field-Aligned", "Group", "Perturbation", "Phase" and "Spectral" to "Qualifier".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Child Event Of" and "Observed By" to "Association Type".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Observation Extent" with attributes of "Observed Region", "Start Location", "Stop Location" and "Note". Added "Observation Extent" to "Annotation".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Classification Method" as a enumeration with allowed values of "Automatic", "Inspection", and "Inferred". Added "Classification Method" to "Annotation".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Unlikely" and "Weak" to the dictionary and modified "Confidence Rating" to have values "Unlikely", "Weak", "Probable", and "Strong".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Particle Type" to "Mixed".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Array" and "Total" to "Qualifier".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
2009-04-09
  • Added "Atom" and "Neutron" to "Particle Type".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-04-09
Version: 1.3.5
Updated Description Notes
2009-04-06
  • Removed "Spectral Range" from under "Energy Range".
Decided by e-mail 2009-04-06
2009-03-26
  • Added "Far Ultraviolet", "HE-304", "LBH Band" and "Soft X-Rays" to dictionary and "Spectral Range".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Added "Absorption", "AC-Electric Field", "AC-Magnetic Field", "Doppler Frequency", "Frequency", "Propagation Time", and "Wavelength" to dictionary and "Wave Quantity". Added "Wave Type" with values of "Electromagnetic", "Electrostatic", "Photon", "Plasma Waves", "Hydrodynamic", and "MHD".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Updated definitions of "Emissivity", "Equivalent Width", "Gyrofrequency", "Intensity", "Line Depth", "Plasma Frequency", "Poynting Flux". Added "Wave Type" with values of "Electromagnetic", "Electrostatic", "Photon", "Plasma Waves", "Hydrodynamic", and "MHD".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Changed the name of "Photon" to "Waves" and "PhotonQuantity" to "WaveQuantity". Added "Wave Type" with values of "Electromagnetic", "Electrostatic", "Photon", "Plasma Waves", "Hydrodynamic", and "MHD".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Added "Plasmagram", "Spectrogram" and "Wave Form" to the dictionary and to the "Display Type" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Various editorial updates to definitions, spelling and typos
Editorial change permitted during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Added "Image URL" to "Annotation" and dictionary
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Added "Access URL" to "Repository" and "Registry".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-26
  • Changed "Mixed" to a container with "Qualifier" and "Mixed Quantity" as attributes. Added "Mixed Quantity" enumeration with allowed values of "Alfven Mach Number", "Other", "Plasma Beta", "Thermal Pressure", "Alfven Velocity", "Magnetosonic Mach Number", "Plasma Beta", and "Plasma Frequency-To-Gyrofrequency Ratio".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-03-26
2009-03-25
  • Updated definitions for "Numeric" and "Text" data types.
Editorial Change.
Version: 1.3.4
Updated Description Notes
2009-02-27
  • Change "Wave" to "Waves".
Editorial Change
2009-02-26
  • Added "Annotation" resource and "Annotation Type" and "Confidence Rating" enumerations. The terms "Anomaly", "Event", "Feature", "Probable", "Good", "High" were added to support the new enumerations.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-02-05
2009-02-05
  • Added "Psuedo" and "Column" to the dictionary and to "Qualifier" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-02-05
2009-02-05
  • Changed "Line-of-sight" to "Line Of Sight".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-02-05
2009-02-05
  • Added (restored) "Intensity" to dictionary and "Photon Quantity" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-02-05
2009-01-23
  • Added "Ion Chamber" to dictionary and "Instrument Type" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-22
2009-01-22
  • Changed occurrence of "Particle" to one or more.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-22
2009-01-22
  • Modified definition of "Mixed"
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-22
2009-01-14
  • Modified "Component" to consist of "I", "J", "K". Added "Direction Angle", and "Projection" to "Qualifier". Removed "R", "Theta", "Phi", "X", "Y", and "Z". Added "Direction Angle" as an enumeration with values of "Azimuth Angle", "Polar Angle" and "Elevation Angle". Added "Projection" as an enumeration with value of "IJ", "IK", and "JK".
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-08
2009-01-14
  • Changed the definition of "Text" and converted "Text" to an enumeration with possible encoding types.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-08 and subsequent e-mails
2009-01-14
  • Added "Language" under "Information URL".
Editorial addition
2009-01-14
  • Added "Linear Scale" and "Log Scale" to the dictionary. Removed "Log" from the dictionary. Modified the definition of "Linear" to remove reference scaled related usage. Updated the "Scale" enumeration with the name changes.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-08
2009-01-14
  • Added "Wave", "Passive" and "Active" to the dictionary. Added "Wave" as an enumeration. Remove "Radio and Plasma Waves" and "Radio Soundings" from the "Measurement Type" enumeration and added "Wave" to the enumeration.
Decided during the telecon on 2009-01-08
Version: 1.3.3
Updated Description Notes
2008-10-16
  • Added the "Association" container and "Association Type" enumeration to the dictionary. Modified the ontology to replace "Association Type" with the new "Association" container.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-10-16
Version: 1.3.2
Updated Description Notes
2008-10-15
  • Changed "Format" under "Rendering Hints" to "Value Format" to eliminate name conflict with "Format".
2008-10-07
  • Added "Interstellar" to dictionary and Region.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-18
2008-10-07
  • Removed "Charged Particle Flux" from Measurement Type and the dictionary.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-18
Version: 1.3.1
Updated Description Notes
2008-09-04
  • Added "Count Rate" to the dictionary and to "Particle Quantity".
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-04
2008-09-04
  • Added "Velocity" to "Support Quantity".
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-04
2008-09-04
  • Removed "Measured" and shifted containers under "Measured" up one level.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-04
2008-09-04
  • Changed "Physical Parameter" to "Parameter".
Decided during the telecon on 2008-09-04
2008-09-04
  • Added "Symmetric" to the dictionary and to Qualifier.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-08-21
2008-09-04
  • Added "Rendering Hints" with elements Format, AxisLabel, DisplayType, ScaleMin, ScaleMax, ScaleType and related enumerated values.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-08-21
2008-07-31
  • Added "Platform" to the dictionary and to the "Instrument Type" list, remove "Ephemeris" from the "Instrument Type" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-07-31
2008-07-31
  • Added "Ion Drift" and "Dust Detector" to the dictionary and to the "Instrument Type" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-07-31
2008-07-31
  • Added "Trace" to the dictionary and to the "Qualifier" list.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-07-31
2008-07-31
  • Added "Qualifier" as a unified list of all qualifiers. Removed "Field Qualifier", "Photon Qualifier" and "Particle Qualifier" from the dictionary. Replaced each with "Qualifier" in the ontology. Added "Qualifier" to "Support"
Decided during the telecon on 2008-07-231
2008-07-31
  • Added "Source Type" as a list with possible values of Data, Layout, Ancillary, Browse and Thumbnail.
Decided during the telecon on 2008-06-26
2008-07-31
  • Added "Source" dictionary and to "Granule", Removed URL, Checksum and Data Extent from Granule (now in Source)
Decided during the telecon on 2008-06-26
2008-07-31
  • Added "Set" to "Physical Parameter"
Decided during the telecon on 2008-06-26
2008-07-21
  • Updated description of duration type.
Editorial correction
Version: 1.3.0
Updated Description Notes
2008-05-22
  • Removed "Array" from the Field, Photon and Particle qualifier lists.
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Fixed spelling of "Plasma Frequency" in the "Photon Qualifier" list.
2008-05-22
  • Added "EIT Waves" to dictionary and "Phenomenon Type".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Added "Radio Burst" to dictionary and "Phenomenon Type".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Added "Coronal Hole" to dictionary and "Phenomenon Type".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Added "Active Region" to dictionary and "Phenomenon Type".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Changed "End Date" to "Stop Date" and "Relative End Date" to "Relative Stop Date".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Made "Encoding Type" multiple occurrence (*) in "Access Information".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-05-22
  • Added "TAR" to the dictionary and to "Encoding Type".
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-22.
2008-04-24
  • Restored "Observatory Group" and made it multiple occurrence.
Decided during telecon on 2008-05-08.
2008-05-20
  • Changed cardinality of "Phenomenon Type" to + in Catalog.
Decided by e-mail on 2008-05-20.
2008-05-20
  • Added "Magnetic Cloud" to dictionary and "Phenomenon Type"
Decided by e-mail on 2008-05-20.
2008-04-25
  • Removed "Provider Release Date" from dictionary.
Decided during telecon on 2008-04-24.
2008-04-24
  • Removed "Observatory Group" from dictionary and Observatory.
Decided during telecon on 2008-04-24.
2008-04-24
  • Removed "Structure Type" from dictionary and Structure.
Decided during telecon on 2008-04-24.
2008
  • Added PhysicalParameter to Catalog and DisplayData.
2008
  • Added Electromagnetic to FieldQuantity.
2008
  • Moved CrossSpectrum from FieldQuantity to FieldQualifier.
2008
  • Added Number Flux to Particle Quantity.
2008
  • Added Document Type enumeration and Paper as an item.
2008
  • Introduced Document resource.
2007
  • Added Language to dictionary.
2007
  • Added Contributor and Publisher to dictionary and Role.
2007
  • Added Fax Number to Person.
2007
  • Added Units, UnitsConversion, ValidMin, ValidMax, FillValue to Element
2007
  • Add SpectralRange to EnergyRange, FrequencyRange and WavelengthRange.
2007
  • Moved Extension into each resource class.
2007
  • Added SupportQuantity to Support.
2007
  • Add WavelengthRange to dictionary
  • Add BandName to Bin.
Version: 1.2.2
Updated Description Notes
2008-08-14
  • Released.
2008-07-31
  • Added Repository ID and Stop Date
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Azimuthal Angle,Dayside,Electric Field Instrument,Frequency,High Latitude,Low Latitude,Nightside,Polar Angle,Provider ID,Provider Release Date,RTF,SGI,Soft X-rays,Spatial Range,TeX,Wavelength,Wavenumber,XDR
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Added "Ionosphere" as a list.
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Remove "Near Earth" as a list.
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Remove "Field Component" from lists.
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Removed "Offline" from "Medium".
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Change "Observatory Group" to "Observatory Name".
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Change "Time-of-flight" to "Time of flight".
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Change "Retarding Potential Analyser" to "Retarding Potential Analyzer"
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Change "Plasmafrequency" to "Plasma Frequency".
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
2008-07-31
  • Change "Plasmafrequency" to "Plasma Frequency".
Permitted during 2008 June 26 telecon.
Version: 1.2.1
Updated Description Notes
2008-03-20
  • Released.
2008-03-20
  • Removed Flux and Intensity.
2008-03-20
  • Updated definitions of Vector and Size.
2008-03-20
  • Added Carrington and HCI to Coordinate System.
2008-03-20
  • Added Anisotropy to Particle Qualifier.
2008-03-20
  • Added Energy Flux to Particle Quantity and Photon Quantity.
2008-03-20
  • Added Flow Speed, Number Flux to Particle Quantity.
2008-03-20
  • Added Archive Specialist to Role.
2008-03-20
  • Added Time Of Flight Interferometer, Photometer, Radiometer, Coronograph, ProportionalCounter, ScintillationDetector, Photopolarimeter, Geiger-MuellerTube, NeutralParticleDetector, Sounder, NeutralAtomImager, RetardingPotentialAnalyser, MultispectralImager, ImagingSpectrometer, Riometer, Unspecified to Instrument Type.
2008-03-20
  • Added White-light, H-alpha, He-10830, Ca-K, Na-D, Extreme Ultraviolet, Ni-6768, K-7699 to dictionary and to SpectralRange.
2008-03-20
  • Add EnergyRange and WavelengthRange to PhotonQuantity.
2008-03-20
  • Added Characteristic to ParticleQualifier.
2008-03-20
  • Added Current, GyroFrequency, Energy, PlasmaFrequency to the appropriate ParticleQuantity, FieldQuantity, or PhotonQuantity.
2008-03-20
  • Added Parallel and PhaseAngle to FieldQualifier.
2008-03-20
  • Added SpacecraftOrbitPlane to CoordinateSystemName.
Version: 1.2.0
Updated Description Notes
2007-05-22
  • Released.
2007-05-22
  • Added WGS84 as a Coordinate System Name.
2007-05-22
  • Remove Instrument Region from NumericalData.
2007-05-22
  • Added ITM regions under Near Surface.
2007-05-22
  • Added Location container under Observatory and added the elements Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, ObservatoryGroup.
2007-05-22
  • Added "Theta" and "Phi" to "Component".
2007-05-22
  • Removed D, H, T, N, Latitude, Longitude from the dictionary.
2007-05-22
  • Added "Spectrum" to "Measurement Type".
2007-05-22
  • Removed "Dynamic Spectra" from "Measurement Type".
2007-05-22
  • Under "Physical Parameter" made "Parameter Key" optional and "Name" required.
2007-05-22
  • Changed name of "Date" data type to "DateTime" and "Time" data type to "Duration" to be consistent with conventional terminology.
2007-05-22
  • Made "URL" in "Granule" multi-valued.
2007-05-22
  • Added "Extension" as a container.
2007-05-22
  • Added Postscript as a Format.
2007-05-22
  • Added ProcessingLevel, Removed Theta and Phi.
2007-05-22
  • Converted Support to an enumeration with Other, Positional and Temporal as members.
2007-05-22
  • Added InstrumentStatus to MeasurementType.
2007-05-22
  • Made Component and enumeration with the values from Orientation.
2007-05-22
  • Removed Orientation.
2007-05-22
  • Added Element under Dimension.
2007-05-22
  • Added Element with members of Name, Index, ParameterKey and Component.
2007-05-22
  • Added Deputy-PI to Roles
  • Changed cardinality of Caveats under Instrument to optional.
2007-05-22
  • Cardinality of Access Information changed from 1 to + (1 or more).
2007-05-22
  • Modified definitions of H, Flux, Integral and Differential.
2007-05-22
  • Added Metadata Contact to Role.
2007-05-22
  • Changed InstrumentID in DisplayData and NumericalData to one or more occurrences.
2007-05-22
  • Defined PriorID and added PriorID to ResourceHeader and Granule.
2007-05-22
  • Added Sequence as a element type and changes Size to a Sequence.
2007-05-22
  • Added Ephemeris as an Instrument Type.
2007-05-22
  • Updated Phi and Theta definitions.
2007-05-22
  • Added Longitude and Latitude to Orientation.
2007-05-22
  • Added Expiration Date to Resource Header and Granule.
2007-05-22
  • Added Uncertainty and Standard Deviation to qualifiers.
2007-05-22
  • Added the ValidMin, ValidMax and FillValue to Physical Parameter.
2007-05-22
  • Added Data Extent to Access URL and Granule.
2007-05-22
  • Added Data Extent, Bytes and Per to describe the size of a resource.
2007-05-22
  • Added all planets, Comet and Asteroid as regions.
2007-05-22
  • Added Note as a term and added Note under Timespan.
2007-05-22
  • Added Checksum, Hash Value, Hash Function, MD5 and SHA1, SHA256.
2007-05-22
  • Added Aurora and Substorm under Phenomenon Type.
Version: 1.1.1
Updated Description Notes
  • Changed AccessURL to type container.
  • Modified definition of Units.
  • Removed enumeration of Component.
  • Changed InstrumentID and Bin to multiple occurrence.
Version: 1.1.0
Updated Description Notes
2006-08-31
  • Released.
2006-08-31
  • Add Statistics to Phenomenon Type.
2006-08-31
  • Add Field Component container.
2006-08-31
  • Added ChargeState to Particle Quantity.
2006-08-31
  • Removed "Instrument Name" and "Observatory Name".
2006-08-31
  • Changed "alias" to "alternate name".
2006-08-31
  • Add Release Date to Resource Header, Person, and Granule.
2006-08-31
  • Added Parameter Key under Physical Parameter.
2006-08-31
  • Added Granule.
2006-08-31
  • Change Repository Name to Repository ID under Access Information.
2006-08-31
  • Remove Access Right from Display Data.
2006-08-31
  • Changed definition of Investigation Name.
2006-08-31
  • Remove Observatory ID from Numerical Data and Display Data.
2006-08-31
  • Add ObservatoryID under Instrument.
2006-08-31
  • Updated Pressure definition.
2006-08-31
  • Remove Coordinate System from Particle Physical Parameter.
2006-08-31
  • Added Parent ID, Energy Range, Frequency Range, Azimuthal Angle Range, Polar Angle Range, Atomic Number Range, Integral, Differential, Low and High.
2006-08-31
  • Added Base64 as an Encoding.
2006-08-31
  • Added J2000 as a coordinate system.
2006-08-31
  • Added MAT_4, MAT_6, MAT_7 and VOTable as a Format.
2006-08-31
  • Updated description of "Resource ID".
2006-08-31
  • Added "Service" resource class.
2006-08-31
  • Made data type of "Mixed" text.
2006-08-31
  • Changed "Instrument type" to allow multiple occurrences.
2006-08-31
  • Modified definition of "Near Earth".
2006-08-31
  • Removed "Orbital".
Version: 1.0.3
Updated Description Notes
2006-04-27
  • Released.
2006-04-27
  • Correct links to "Stoke's Parameters".
2006-04-27
  • Changed "Spectral Range Name" to "Spectral Range" for consistency.
2006-04-27
  • Added "Near Earth" under "Heliosphere" and added "Outside Bowshock" and "Orbital" under "Near Earth".
2006-04-27
  • Moved Mass and Size under "Particle Physical Quantity" and changed to type item.
2006-04-27
  • Dropped N, Z, Q from dictionary.
2006-04-27
  • Added "NCAR" as a "Format".
2006-04-27
  • Change "HF Radar" to "Radar".
2006-04-27
  • Made "Acknowledgement optional.
2006-04-27
  • Move "Access Rights" under "Access Information".
2006-04-27
  • Changed definition of "Item" to indicate it is a value of an enumeration.
2006-04-27
  • Changed "Observed Region" and "Instrument Region" to enumerations.
2006-04-27
  • Added "Earth" as a enumeration with "Magnetosphere" as a member.
Version: 1.0.2
Updated Description Notes
2006-03-07
  • Released.
2006-03-07
  • Added "Registry" resource class.
2006-03-07
  • Added "Repository" resource class.
2006-03-07
  • Added "Caveats" under "Instrument".
2006-03-07
  • Added "Project Scientist" to dictionary and "Role".
Version: 1.0.1
Updated Description Notes
2006-01-03
  • Released.
2006-01-03
  • Added elements: Pressure.
2006-01-03
  • Changes in value type for elements: Exposure, InputResourceID, RepositoryName, Size.
Version: 1.0.0
Updated Description Notes
2005-11-22
  • Released.
2005-11-22
  • Added Phenomenon Type list and defined terms in the list.
2005-11-22
  • Incorporate comments from consortium members on the "final" draft before the release of version 1.0.
Version: 0.99.9
Updated Description Notes
2005-11-18
  • Released.
2005-11-18
  • Incorporate comments from consortium members on the "final" draft before the release of version 1.0
Version: 0.99.8
Updated Description Notes
2005-11-03
  • Released.
2005-11-03
  • General clean-up and alignment with the schema agreed upon at the APL meeting (Nov 2-4, 2005)
Version: 0.99.7
Updated Description Notes
2005-09-08
  • Released.
2005-09-08
  • Change "Acceptable abbreviation" to "Conventional abbreviation" since abbreviations are not supported in the model.
2005-09-08
  • Update definition of Magnetotail, etc. to be generic, add Earth examples.
2005-09-08
  • Add all planets + Moon under Body.
2005-09-08
  • Add Near 1AU under Heliosphere
  • Add Body under Atmosphere-Ionosphere, Magnetosphere and Ground.
2005-09-08
  • Add Wave Form, Spectra etc. under Analysis Method.
2005-09-08
  • Add Analysis Method under Field/Electric and Field/Magnetic.
2005-09-08
  • Move Polar Angle under Particle Independent Variable.
2005-09-08
  • Drop Speed from Particle Independent Variable.
2005-09-08
  • Move Wavelength and Wave Number under Photon Independent Variable.
2005-09-08
  • Change Photon Context and Particle Context to Independent Variable.
2005-09-08
  • Under Parameter add Description, Tensor Order.
Version: 0.99.6
Updated Description Notes
2005-09-07
  • Removed "Provider" and "Manufacture" resources and replaced with ID pointers.
2005-09-07
  • Introduced "Photon Context" and "Particle Context" as replacements for "Independent Variable".
2005-09-07
  • Change Upper Latitude to High Latitude, Lower to Low.
2005-09-07
  • Remove Ratio (Numerator and Denominator).
2005-09-07
  • Added Spherical and Cartesian under Position.
2005-09-07
  • Removed Body and references to it.
2005-09-07
  • Changed Surface to Ground.
2005-09-07
  • Corrected the inclusion of Atmosphere-Ionosphere regions into the Magnetosphere.
Version: 0.99.5
Updated Description Notes
2005-08-26
  • Released.
2005-08-26
  • Add parameters loosely based on a model proposed by A.Roberts.
2005-08-26
  • Included region descriptions from J. King with additions suggested by K. Reardon.
2005-08-26
  • Added catalog, display data to top list.
2005-08-26
  • Added document elements to product resources.
2005-08-26
  • Changed data types of "Integer" to "Count" and "Double" to "Numeric".
2005-08-26
  • Clarified some definitions and corrected typographical errors based on comments from J. Thieman and J. Hourcle.
Version: 0.99.4
Updated Description Notes
2005-08-08
  • Released.
2005-08-08
  • Added definitions for new elements introduced in the new taxonomy.
2005-08-08
  • Restructured the taxonomy of elements to match the one suggested by A. Roberts.
Version: 0.99.3
Updated Description Notes
2005-08-03
  • Added definitions supplied by J. Thieman, C. Harvey and T.King
  • Significant revision of document as suggested by Joe Hourcle
Version: 0.99.2
Updated Description Notes
2005-07-07
  • Released.
2005-07-07
  • Corrected "Numerical Data" entry under Product
Version: 0.99.1
Updated Description Notes
2005-06-23
  • Released.
2005-06-23
  • Particle Correlator and Spacecraft Potential Control.
2005-06-23
  • Added Chris Harvey's definitions for Electron Drift.
2005-06-23
  • Removed duplicate entries.