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IVOA Spectral Data Model
Version 2.0

IVOA Working Draft 07 March 2013

Interest/Working Group:
Jonathan McDowell, Jesus Salgado, Carlos Rodrigo Blanco, Pedro Osuna, Doug Tody, Enrique Solano, Joe Mazzarella, Raffaele D'Abrusco, Mireille Louys, Tamas Budavari, Markus Dolensky, Inga Kamp, Kelly McCusker, Pavlos Protopapas, Arnold Rots, Randy Thompson, Frank Valdes, Petr Skoda, Bruno Rino, Jim Cant, Omar Laurino and the IVOA Data Access Layer and Data Model Working Groups
Jonathan McDowell, Mark Cresitello-Dittmar


We present a data model describing the structure of spectrophotometric datasets with spectral and temporal coordinates and associated metadata. This data model may be used to represent spectra, time series data, segments of SED (Spectral Energy Distributions) and other spectral or temporal associations.

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This is an IVOA Working Draft for review by IVOA members and other interested parties.
It is a draft document and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any time.It is inappropriate to use IVOA Working Drafts as reference materials or to cite them as other than "work in progress".

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