IDN Node


Definition

The Internal Directory Name (IDN) field is used internally to identify responsibility and/or ownership of the dataset. The author may populate <IDN_Node> from a set of controlled keywords.

 
Syntax

<IDN_Node><Short_Name>IDN Node Keyword</Short_Name></IDN_Node>

 
Usage
  • The <IDN_Node> field is recommended and may be repeated.
  • The <IDN_Node> must be selected from the set of controlled keywords.
 
Example

<IDN_Node><Short_Name>USA/NASA</Short_Name></IDN_Node>

 

This document should be cited as:
Directory Interchange Format (DIF) Writer's Guide, 2018.
Global Change Master Directory.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
[https://idn.ceos.org/r/u/difguide/].