Appendix C. Federal Geographic Data Committee Metadata, and Global Change Master Directory .DIF for GLOBE
Below are the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata for GLOBE Version 1.0 and the Global Change Master Directory .dif file contents.
We adapted answers to several FGDC metdata fields:
Publication_Date: "Varies" is not allowed, but accurately describes several GLOBE source data fields. Where "varies" is the correct answer, "Unknown" (an FGDC-allowable but technically incorrect
answer) is used.
Source_Scale_Denominator: Only an integer value is allowed in this field. "Varies" is not allowed, but accurately describes several GLOBE source data sets, especially when sources include maps and imagery of varying
scales. Some sources, such as those used to make DTED, are undocumented. In these cases, 99999999 is used.
View the current FGDC metadata record for GLOBE version 1.0
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