San Diegos Regional Planning Agency Regional Metadata Inventory

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San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency Regional Metadata Inventory Tool http: //metadata. sandag. org Presented

San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency Regional Metadata Inventory Tool http: //metadata. sandag. org Presented at the San Diego Regional GIS Council meeting on July 7, 2010 1

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: What does it do? l Maintains geospatial metadata l Allows

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: What does it do? l Maintains geospatial metadata l Allows users to: – Create or upload metadata – Search for layers based on keywords l 2 For San Diego region (as of right now)

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: Why was it built? l l l 3 For the

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: Why was it built? l l l 3 For the San Diego Regional Geospatial Information Network (SDREGIN) Strategic Plan Useful for the Data Inventory and Data Gap Analysis Helped consultant with the collection and analysis of over 500 metadata documents

Metadata Standards l l 4 FGDC-STD-001 June 1998 More info at www. fgdc. gov

Metadata Standards l l 4 FGDC-STD-001 June 1998 More info at www. fgdc. gov

Metadata Standards for San. GIS l l 5 All data submitted to San. GIS

Metadata Standards for San. GIS l l 5 All data submitted to San. GIS must include metadata Detailed instructions on creating metadata using Arc. Catalog

Metadata Workflow Create or Import Metadata Set Permissions for Sensitive Data Review Metadata Elements

Metadata Workflow Create or Import Metadata Set Permissions for Sensitive Data Review Metadata Elements Publish! 6

Metadata Tool Features: User Accounts l l l 7 Account required User can search

Metadata Tool Features: User Accounts l l l 7 Account required User can search metadata User can create/upload metadata User responsible for publishing uploaded metadata User can determine security settings for sensitive layers

Metadata Tool Features: Create Metadata l l l 8 Create empty metadata fields for

Metadata Tool Features: Create Metadata l l l 8 Create empty metadata fields for layer Automatically fills in contact information Checks for compliance with FGDC

Metadata Tool Features: Import Metadata l l 9 Use Arc. Catalog to export metadata

Metadata Tool Features: Import Metadata l l 9 Use Arc. Catalog to export metadata to XML Use FGDC CSDGM (XML) format

Metadata Tool Features: Import Metadata l l 10 Browse for exported XML file File

Metadata Tool Features: Import Metadata l l 10 Browse for exported XML file File gets uploaded as an unpublished layer

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! l l 11 Make sure all required elements have information

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! l l 11 Make sure all required elements have information Select “Save & Publish”

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! 12 l Missing elements are reported as errors l Must

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! 12 l Missing elements are reported as errors l Must me corrected before publishing

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! l 13 User’s home page shows published and unpublished layers

Metadata Tool Features: Publish! l 13 User’s home page shows published and unpublished layers

Metadata Tool Features: Search l 14 Users can search published metadata with options

Metadata Tool Features: Search l 14 Users can search published metadata with options

Metadata Tool Features: Sensitive Layers l 15 A user can request to view metadata

Metadata Tool Features: Sensitive Layers l 15 A user can request to view metadata for a sensitive layer

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: Open Discussion l Any questions or comments l Ideas for

Regional Metadata Inventory Tool: Open Discussion l Any questions or comments l Ideas for a workflow and schedule l 16 Ideas for maintaining accuracy and timeliness