OTGA-INOS-UMT: Training Course: Metadata using GeoNetwork

20 - 24 November 2016, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

This course introduces the concept, development, applications and evaluation of metadata. Through a combination of practical exercises, participants will critically examine metadata issues, standards, and best practices, and will evaluate the role of metadata in Ocean data management.

•To introduce Marine Data Managers to the concept of metadata
•To introduce metadata standards used to describe marine data
•To highlight the importance of metadata for your organization
•To provide practical experience in writing good metadata.

Learning Outcomes
•Understand the principles, concepts and types of metadata;
•Explore various metadata standards;
•Understand different issues in the applications of metadata standards
•Gain experience in applying selected metadata standards to the creation of metadata records;
•Practical experience in use of an open source catalogue application to manage metadata;
•Implement metadata decisions in ocean data projects

Location Institute of Oceanography and Environment
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT),
Mengabang Telipot
21030 Kuala Terengganu
Notes Apply on line at https://otga.wufoo.com/forms/z2lfeqw01l1ph2/ (closed)

Link to course: http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/course/view.php?id=251

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Group(s): IOC , IODE , Capacity Development , JCOMM , WESTPAC , OceanTeacher
Label(s): IODE training course , Capacity Development training course , OceanTeacher training course
Created at 17:52 on 3 Jul 2016 by Cláudia DELGADO
Last Updated at 11:03 on 26 Jan 2017 by Cláudia DELGADO