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Enhanced Metadata Capability for CBI Metadata Tool-ScienceBase


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The Center for Biological Informatics (CBI, now reorganized into the Core Science Analytics and Synthesis unit of the Core Science Systems Mission Area) and the Fort Collins Science Center Web Applications Team joined resources to integrate their respective Metadata Tool and ScienceBase system: Incorporated the CBI-developed Metadata Tool into ScienceBase metadata workflow. This work involved diagraming how several independently developed systems can work together to manage data in the USGS, and make it available to partners and the public. See the illustration of the USGS data management workflow from the 2011 CDI Annual Report (link in Resource section below). Designed and built a rich user interface client that can be implemented [...]


Principal Investigator :
Tim Kern
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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