Is there an "almost always available" service URL for a public Catalog Service (CSW) available anywhere?

I'm keen to test CSW client capabilities without having to configure a CSW server.

closed as too broad by PolyGeo Mar 30 '18 at 6:49

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and its GetCapabilities:



You can also see a list of CSW (using pycsw) server deployments at https://github.com/geopython/pycsw/wiki/Live-Deployments

  • Thanks Tom - so far I have not been able to find a Profile to use with the CSW Client for ArcGIS that results in a successful search but I will keep trying. – PolyGeo Sep 27 '12 at 10:37

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