Introduction to Geospatial Metadata
(Sorry, registration is closed. This class will be repeated later this year and next.)
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.
Day 1: MON, May 23, 2011: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Day 2: TUE, May 24, 2011: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NOAA cannot cover parking costs at the building. The least expensive parking option nearby is the Harbor Court on Richards Street and Queen.
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