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Geospatial Studio: Jumpstarting Metadata Creation with the NC Metadata Profile

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October 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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This 2-hour studio will provide insight into the use and application of the new North Carolina GIS Metadata Profile. Funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), this event is free of charge and open to anyone practicing GIS in or for the state of North Carolina. It will be a combination of discussion on the state of metadata in North Carolina, advances in metadata technologies and hands-on activities focused on the creation, editing, importing and assessment of high-quality metadata. Topics covered include:

  • Fundamentals of Metadata
  • Components of Metadata
  • The North Carolina State and Local Government Profile
  • Editing, Importing and Exporting Metadata and the Profile
  • Data Quality in Metadata
  • Basic Metadata Assessment Using Python

Instructors are Tim Mulrooney (Assoc. Professor – Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences, NCCU), Craig Pederson (NCCU), and Sarah Wray (NCDOT).


October 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Jordan Hall 5103
2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

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