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GeoNetwork Opensource and the Esri Geoportal Server are two open source and free technologies that can be used to build Catalog Services for spatial information, and are both a great start. However, I think both could do with more work on usability. For example, Catalog Services from the Esri Geoportal Server can be accessed from ArcGIS for Desktop to ...
It's CSW. Look here for more information about it than is healthy for one person to read. Funnily enough in the spec, the abbreviations section has: CSW Catalogue Service-Web So I can see where the hyphenated version comes from, but I've not noticed it in any official documentation.
If you're thinking of something like a Google for GIS web services then you might want to check out OWS Search Engine. OWS Search Engine looks for web sevices implementing OGC specifications such as WMS, WMTS, WFS, WCS, WPS, SOS, SAS, SPS and CSW. Additional information about these standards are available on the OGC web site. If you really want a ...
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