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    Author(s): David J. Rugg
    Date: 2004
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-255. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 30 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    This report documents a computer program for creating metadata compliant with the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) 1998 metadata standard or the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) 1999 Biological Data Profile for the FGDC standard. The software runs under the Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP operating systems, and requires the presence of Microsoft's .Net Framework version 1.1. The metadata are output in XML format

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    Rugg, David J. 2004. Creating FGDC and NBII metadata with Metavist 2005. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-255. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 30 p.

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    Keywords

    Metadata, FGDC, NBII, Biological Data Profile, XML, data documentation.

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