This metadata tool uses the DIF standard, which is the metadata standard used by the international Antarctic community. The AADC will also convert DIF metadata to the 19115 ISO metadata standard, and automatically make relevant metadata records available to other organisations. These organisations include the:

Four XSLTs were developed for converting AADC DIF metadata to ISO metadata profiles:

A copy of all the XSLTs, plus a word document providing further details about them are available for download.