Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER - Information Management

FCE LTER Information Management System (IMS) Overview

FCE Data Management

FCE Information Management System Metadata

The FCE IMS has fully adopted the LTER network metadata standard Ecological Metadata Language (EML) version 2.1.0. FCE public data and EML documents are ingested into the LTER network PASTA system. A two-part tool called Excel2EML was developed by the IMS group to facilitate metadata collection. Researchers are able to enter metadata into an MS Excel spreadsheet and submit the information together with their data. The information manager then converts the MS Excel spreadsheet into a valid EML XML document using a Perl application.

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