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									                                      Data Store and NRDT Workshop - 2005




             NPS Metadata Profile




NPS Natural Resource & GIS Programs
                                      Data Store and NRDT Workshop - 2005




                      Background
     • The NPS Metadata Profile combines:
        – FGDC Content Standard for Digital
          Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)
        – ESRI Profile extension
        – Biological Profile extension
        – NPS-specific Information:
           • NPS Units, Data Store info, keywords, data and
             GIS standards, program-related info



NPS Natural Resource & GIS Programs
                                       Data Store and NRDT Workshop - 2005




     Scope of the NPS Metadata Profile
 • Adopted by the NPS GIS Division as the
   metadata standard for GIS layers
 • Adopted by the NR-GIS Data Store
 • Included in the NPS Metadata Tools and
   Editor application and Dataset Catalog

 • http://science.nature.nps.gov/nrdata/docs/npsprofile.cfm



NPS Natural Resource & GIS Programs
                                      Data Store and NRDT Workshop - 2005



         NPS Profile Elements Required
           by the NR-GIS Data Store
     •   Master Metadata ID (auto-generated)
     •   Metadata Purpose (1  ∞)
     •   NPS Unit Information (1  ∞)
     •   Data Category (1  ∞)
     •   Data Site
     •   Data Steward


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