From the Dataset Search Page (see Finding Data) you can select the dataset you are interested in and click on its name to see an overview about it.
The information panel reports:
The Info tab is active by default. This tab section shows some dataset metadata such as its title, the abstract, date of publication etc. The metadata also indicates the dataset owner, what are the topic categories the dataset belongs to and which regions are affected.
The Location tab shows the spacial extent of the dataset.
By clicking on the copy icons you have a copy of the current Bounding Box or the Center in the clipboard which once pasted will be a WKT text.
The Attributes tab shows the data structure behind the dataset. All the attributes are listed and for each of them some statistics (e.g. the range of values) are estimated (if possible).
From the right toolbar on the Info panel it is possible:
Add dataset in your Favorites (see Updating the Profile), clicking on star icon.
Directly Download the dataset oh ShapeFile format
Share the dataset url
Copy the WMS Capabilities url
Change the dataset Title by clicking on it
You can access the dataset details page by clicking on View dataset in the overview panel. That page looks like the one shown in the picture below.