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Welcome to the Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)! The 2017 theme is Strengthening Ties Between Observations and User Communities. The theme is based on one of the goals in the 2015 - 2020 ESIP Strategic Plan, which provides a framework for ESIP’s activities over the next three years.
  • Check out the full 2017 Summer Meeting Guide here -> http://bit.ly/ESIP_Sum_Guide_2017
  • Find a map if the Indiana Memorial Union HERE.
  • There will be lots going on in Slack during the meeting, find your invite HERE. #summer_mtg

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Wednesday, July 26 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Documentation Systems: Solutions for Metadata Curation and Creation

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We are living in a world with many metadata dialects and many multi-organization/dialect repositories. We’ll be having a conversation about some of the challenges that arise for the organizations contributing metadata and the organizations that create these centralized systems. These and other questions that will be explored with short presentations and open discussion:

  • EMMA has metadata from many NOAA Line Offices and groups within data centers – they do metrics…
  • CMR has metadata from 18 DAAC collections (ECHO) and many GCMD collections (DIF) – the largest collection metadata collection in CMR is NOAA_NCEI – How does NCEI interact with CMR?
  • All feds have experience having their metadata harvested into data.gov (mangled?)
  • The SciOps collection (formerly GCMD) in CMR has over 1500 providers. How does that work?
  • DataOne has many member nodes, sub-communities, and dialects; do community recommendations influence multiple dialects?
  • NCEI Silver Spring has recently become a DataOne Node – how was that experience from a metadata provider point of view?
  • Organizations harvest metadata from many providers – how do they validate? How do they know the metadata is complete for their community and it's recommended concepts?

Speakers | Moderators
avatar for Sean Gordon

Sean Gordon

Metadata Developer, The HDF Group
I co-chair the Documentation Cluster, I'd love to hear from you what directions you'd like to see the cluster headed in the coming year. | I'm excited to run a Metadata Improvement Lab at ESIP that will teach participants to initiate a toolkit for evaluating metadata in any di... Read More →


Wednesday July 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
4 - Maple 900 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47405

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