Environmental Data Initiative/Long Term Ecological Research Network EML Congruence Checker

ESIP community members use many metadata dialects and are exposed to metadata requirements and recommendations from many organizations, disciplines, and communities.

Here, we present the evaluation of metadata and data by NSF's Environmental Data Initiative data repository, for the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network and other ecosystem-level research endeavors. We focus on three questions:

  1. What is the role of the repository in evaluation in curation of data and metadata?
  2. What supporting tools and infrastructure are used by this repository?
  3. How does metadata evaluation help motivate change?
This presentation was given in July 2019 at the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer Meeting held in Tacoma, Washington.