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Library Research Guides

Earth & Environmental Sciences (Virtual Geosciences Library)

A portal to information sources, especially electronic journals and article indexes, of use to earth and environmental sciences scholars.

U-M Library Research Data Services

Earth Science Data Sources

Places to locate data

Data Journals

Data Directories

Metadata Standards

Metadata Standards are specifications for the minimum information that should be collected about research data in order for it to be re-used.<P>

Metadata schemes (also called schema) are sets of metadata elements designed for a specific purpose, such as describing a particular type of information resource. 

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