New Version of EPA Metadata Editor (EME) Released

EPA announces the release of the newest version of its EPA Metadata Editor (EME) at EME 3.1 is compatible with ArcGIS 10, and provides users with the ability to create and edit metadata records that meet the EPA Geospatial Metadata Technical Specification and FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM) requirements. This newest version runs both as an ArcGIS extension, as well as a standalone desktop tool. 

Because of the significant changes in how metadata are handled in the ArcGIS 10 environment, EPA is holding a web conference to provide metadata developers with an overview of some of the recent changes to the ArcGIS environment, in addition to information about the EME update. 

This session is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 3:00 PM Eastern. To access the web conference, go to, and enter 209597 into the 'Join Conference' box (no key necessary). The telephone line for this conference is: 1-866-299-3188, code 2025661036. 

For more information, about EME 3.1, please contact Jessica Zichichi ( or Megan Thynge (