NMMR Glossary

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'''Approval'''<br />
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Once an FGDC record meets NOAA requirements for content, it is considered Approved. Only designated individuals at each center have the authority to approve records.
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'''Approved'''<br />
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An FGDC record in the Approved state has been approved by a designated individual at a data center as having met the NOAA requirements for content.
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'''BAT'''<br />
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Blue Angel Technologies.
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'''BAT Record ID'''<br />
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Sequential numbers assigned by Blue Angel to a record and its components.
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'''Component Record'''<br />
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A Component Record is a reusable subset of an FGDC Record.
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'''Composite Record'''<br />
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A Composite Record is the 'heart' of an FGDC Record.
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'''Default Record'''<br />
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A Default Record is an FGDC record with values that can be used multiple times, in multiple records. (A collection of available Default Records has been identified as a Record Set).
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'''Draft'''<br />
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An early state of an FGDC record, able to be edited, but not sufficiently complete for external distribution.
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'''Empty Record'''<br />
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A blank FGDC template.
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'''Entry_id'''<br />
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A number preceded by a letter assigned by Line Offices/Data Centers that identifies a unique FGDC record.
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NGDC = G  NCDC = C  NODC = W.
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'''FGDC'''<br />
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Federal Geographic Data Committee.
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'''fgdcCitation'''<br />
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A component record containing Originator, Publishing information, the title of the metadata record, and an online linkage to the data.
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'''fgdcContact'''<br />
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A component record containing contact information. Contact Organization Primary, contact person, and other contact information is listed here.
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'''fgdcLargerWorkCitation'''<br />
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A component record containing the information identifying a larger work in which the data set is included. For example: a map or article originated by John Jones might be published in a book compiled by Charlene Smith. The citation for the map or article item would include Jones as the originator, the date of the item, the title of the item, etc. To obtain a copy of the item, however, one would need to find the published book. The citation of the book would include Smith as the compiler, the publication date of the book, the title of the book, etc. This information about the book in which the item was published is the Larger Work Citation.
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'''HTML'''<br />
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Hyper Text Markup Language.
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'''MP (Metadata Parser)'''<br />
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A program that is a compiler that parses formal metadata, and generates output suitable for viewing with a web browser or text editor. MP generates a textual report indicating errors in the metadata, primarily in the structure but also in the values of some of the scalar elements (i.e., those whose values are restricted by the standard).
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'''NBII'''<br />
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National Biological Information Infrastructure.
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'''NOAAServer'''<br />
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A system that presents to the user a unified view of NOAA's existing nationally distributed environmental information databases.
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'''Password'''<br />
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Each user must have their own password.
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'''Published'''<br />
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An FGDC record in the published state is available to be viewed by NOAA Server and other distribution mechanisms.
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'''Record Set'''<br />
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A Record Set is a unique collection of metadata records, usually belonging to one line office.
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'''Search'''<br />
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The ability to find a specific record or many records depending on matching criteria.
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'''SGML'''<br />
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Standard Generalized Markup Language.
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'''Unpublished'''<br />
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An FGDC record that is not viewable on NOAAServer or other distribution mechanisms, but is still in the Approved state.
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'''User Name'''<br />
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A name assigned to a user.
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'''Validated'''<br />
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An FGDC record that has been run through MP, analyzing it for completeness and generating a report of errors.
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'''XML'''<br />
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Extensible Markup Language.
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[[Category:Metadata]]
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