This training module is part of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (or ESIP Federation's) Data Management for Scientists Short Course. The subject of this module is "Submitting Metadata to the GCMD." This module was authored by Lola Olsen from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration, NASA, and Tyler Stevens, NASA Contractor for Wyle Information Systems at the Global Change Master Directory, and the Goddard Space Flight Center. Besides the ESIP Federation, sponsors of this Data Management for Scientists Short Course are the Data Conservancy and the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
In this module, we will provide an introduction to the Global Change Master Directory, known as the GCMD; describe how to submit a metadata record for your data to the GCMD using the docBUILDER metadata authoring tool; and provide an overview of docBUILDER functionality.
Ful details: http://commons.esipfed.org/node/704