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Introduction to Geospatial Metadata

  • 23 May 2011
  • 12:00 PM
  • 24 May 2011
  • 4:00 PM
  • NOAA Pacific Services Center
  • 3


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Lunch provided on 2nd day only
  • (Please select "No lunch" on the Registration Form).

Registration is closed

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.

Prerequisite: None

Cost: Free

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 Pacific Services Center
737 Bishop Street, Suite 1550
Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower
Honolulu, HI  96813

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

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