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Metadata Trainers: Margo Berendsen


Duration: Half day


This class combines an overview of the importance and relevance of metadata, along with hands-on exercises to apply day-to-day uses of metadata. Methods of creating and formatting metadata according to the Federal Geographic Data Committee standard will be covered. Class participants a required to bring a dataset of their own to the class to document. Intended audience: anyone who uses GIS or plans to start using GIS


Several tools are discussed. Hands-on exercises utilize the ArcView metadata extension.


Previous experience includes developing materials and teaching 4-day GIS class; developing metadata education materials for integration into university classes , and metadata presentations at conferences and meetings statewide since 1997.

Limitations: Wyoming and Colorado front range.

Contact Information:
Biochemistry 412
University of Wyoming Laramie, WY 82071
organization: Spatial Data and Visualization Center
phone: 307.766.2751

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2006 05:47 PM
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