Introduction to Geospatial Metadata

When Apr 11, 2011 12:00 PM to
Apr 12, 2011 04:00 PM
Where NOAA's Pacific Services Center (PSC)
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The Hawaii Geographic Information Coordinating Council (HIGICC) and NOAA's Pacific Services Center (PSC) are pleased to invite you to attend a one and a half day Introduction to Geospatial Metadata course. Description: 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 When: Day 1: April 11, 2011: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Day 2: April 12, 2011: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: NOAA Pacific Services Center 737 Bishop Street, Suite 1550 Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower Parking: 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 for HIGICC members • Counts for GISP credits Registration: For more information, please contact Jamie Carter at

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