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Introduction to Geospatial Metadata

  • 11 Apr 2011
  • 12:00 PM
  • 12 Apr 2011
  • 4:00 PM
  • NOAA Pacific Services Center
  • 8


  • Lunch provided on 2nd day only
  • (Please select "No lunch" on the Registration Form).
  • Call-in and URL information will be sent at a later date. (Please select "No lunch" on the Registration Form).


(we hope to reschedule later this year)

This course presents the concept, principles, and value of metadata in adherence to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) core curriculum. It provides the content and structure of the FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM) in detail, along with methods for writing quality metadata. Students receive hands-on metadata record creation and validation training with a variety of available software tools, including NCDDC’s Metadata Enterprise Resource Management Aid (MERMAid) tool.

Prerequisite: None

Cost: Free

Day 1: April 11, 2011: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Day 2: April 12, 2011: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

NOAA Pacific Services Center
737 Bishop Street, Suite 1550
Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower

NOAA cannot cover parking costs at the building. The least expensive parking option nearby is the Harbor Court on Richards Street and Queen.

Other important details:

  • Check-in with reception upon arrival
  • Lunch provided on Day 2 (free for HIGICC members; $5 for non-members)
  • Counts for GISP credits
  • Attend remotely through Webex

Click on the images below to view the full image. Thank you to Dr. Jason Levy and his colleagues from academia and industry for their contributions and his students at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, University of Hawaii Hilo and University of Hawaii West Oahu for their time and effort on their research

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