Current list of naming authorities:

AuthorityDescription
ASWSAustralian Space Weather Services (ASWS)
Assigns resource IDs for data registered in the Australian Space Weather Services (ASWS).
Website: http://www.sws.bom.gov.au/World_Data_Centre
CCMCCommunity Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC)
Assigns resource IDs for data available from the Community Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC).
Website: http://ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/CCMC
CSSDPCanadian Space Science Data Portal (CSSDP)
Assigns resource IDs for data registered in the Canadian Space Science Data Portal (CSSDP).
Website: http://www.cssdp.ca/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/CSSDP
ESAEuropean Space Agency (ESA)
Assigns resource IDs for data available from the European Space Agency (ESA)
Website: http://www.esa.int/ESA
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/ESA
ISWIInternational Space Weather Initiative (ISWI)
Assigns resource IDs for data available from the International Space Weather Initiative (ISWI).
Website: http://www.iswi-secretariat.org/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/ISWI
JAXAJapan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Assigns resource IDs for data available from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Website: http://global.jaxa.jp/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/JAXA
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Assigns resource IDs for data registered in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data systems.
Website: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/NOAA
NSFNational Science Foundation (NSF)
Assigns resource IDs for data available from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Website: https://www.nsf.gov/
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/NSF
SMWGSPASE Metadata Working Group (SMWG)
The community location for entities such as persons, observatories, instruments, repositories, registries and services.
Website: http://www.spase-group.org/registry
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/spase-SMWG
VSPOVirtual Space Physics Observatory (VSPO)
Website: http://vspo.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata Repository: https://github.com/hpde/spase-VSPO

The following naming authorities are deprecated and should not be used when creating new resource desciprtions:

AuthorityDescription
VEPOVirtual Energetic Particle Observatory (VEPO).
http://vepo.gsfc.nasa.gov/
ViRBOVirtual Radiation Belt Observatory (ViRBO).
http://vmo.nasa.gov
VITMOVirtual Ionosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere Observatory (VITMO).
http://vitmo.jhuapl.edu/
VMOVirtual Magnetosphere Observatory (VMO).
http://vmo.nasa.gov
VSOVirtual Solar Observatory (VSO).
http://sdac.virtualsolar.org/
VWOVirtual Wave Observatory (VWO).
http://vwo.nasa.gov