I would also recommend looking into/reaching out to non-profits in this space. For example, Global Forest Watch and Global Fishing Watch, Vulcan/EarthRanger, TRAFFIC, ConservationX, Cornell's Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, OpenAcousticDevices (AudioMoth makers), Freaklabs, WildID, WildMe... (read more)

Hi skatewing,

I'm not a domain expert like most people in this forum, but I have created XML schemas using object oriented (OO) principles in the past; the same capability exists with JSON schemas.

The important thing is to create a heirarchy of schemas, starting with a... (read more)