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Completeness Rubric for: NOAA/NGS Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS)

Completeness Score: 100% + 25

Resource Hierarchy Level: 'series' ? Status: 'ongoing'
Category Score
+ Extra Credit
Rubric Requirements
Identification 100% + 3 Required
Access 100% + 3 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level ='fieldSession' or Status= 'planned'.
Coverage 100% + 3 Required
Content 100% + 0 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
History 100% + 8 Required
Quality 100% + 1 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
Connections 100% + 1.0 Required
Metadata 100% + 1 Required
Associated Resource + 2 Highly Recommended
Attribution + 3 Highly Recommended

Version 2.1.
Last update of Rubric scoring: 2016-11-17
Last update of HTML display: 2016-11-17

NOAA data providers are required, per the NOAA Data Documentation Procedural Directive, to document their datasets, models, observations and other earth science resources with ISO 19115:2005 and ISO 19115-2:2009 standards and represent them as ISO 19139 compliant XML. However, there are many different ways to implement the standards and very little content is required to create a valid metadata record. Therefore, in addition to ISO compliance, this Completeness Rubric provides an extra level of assessment to help metadata authors provide more thorough information about their data. For more information about the Completeness Rubric, and how it works, users can refer to the Completeness Rubric Information wiki page.

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Identification Category

9/9 +3

The Identification Category provides content needed for basic discovery of the resource. It includes the title, an abstract, theme keywords, point of contact, status and Resource Hierarchy Level.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Resource Hierarchy Level
(1)
Required 1 series /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue
Resource Title
(1)
Required 1 NOAA/NGS Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title
Resource ID
(1)
Recommended EC NOAA/NGS CORS //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Abstract
(1)
Required 1 The National Geodetic Survey (NGS), an office of NOAA's National Ocean Service, manages a network of Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) that provide Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) data consisting of carrier phase and code ran (...etc) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract
Purpose
(1)
Required 1 The CORS data set enables users to attain centimeter-level positioning for points of interest and can be used to measure crustal motion, moisture content for the lower atmosphere, and total electronic content in the upper atmosphere. NGS publishes co (...etc) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:purpose
Resource Date
(1)
Required 1 1994-04-22 ~ publication //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date[gmd:CI_Date or gmd:CI_Date/gmd:date/@gco:nilReason]
Status
(1)
Required 1 ongoing //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:status//gmd:MD_ProgressCode/@codeListValue
Browse Graphic
(1)
Recommended EC https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/image/cors_main765x320.jpg //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileName
Topic Category
(2)
Required 1 geoscientificInformation || location //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:topicCategory/gmd:MD_TopicCategoryCode
Theme Keywords
(11)
Required 1 EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Coordinate Reference Systems || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Coordinate Reference Systems > Country/Regional Coordinate Reference System || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Coordinate Reference Systems > Global Coordinate Reference System || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Ellipsoid Characteristics || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Geoid Characteristics || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Control Surveys || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geodetics > Crustal Motion || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Geomorphic Landforms/Processes || EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Gravity/Gravitational Field || Geodetic/Global Positioning //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme']/gmd:keyword
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
(2)
Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords || NOS Data Explorer Themes //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title
Resource Contact
(1)
Required 1 DOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, NOS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce ~ pointOfContact //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode/@codeListValue='pointOfContact'] | //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact

Access Category

4/4 +3

The Access Category provides information about how to obtain the data, including formats, access points, distribution contacts and disclaimer statements. Not required when Resource Hierarchy Level='fieldSession' or Status = 'planned'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Distribution Format (2) Required 1 ASCII || binary //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Format Specification (2) Recommended EC Receiver Independent Exchange Format (RINEX) || Binary data from receiver manufacturer. Note that binary data from the Federal Aviation Administration's Wide Area Augmentation System (FAA WAAS) has been translated from the manufacturer binary by the FAA into the FAA binary format called National S (...etc) //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:specification
Distribution URL(s) (5) Required 1 ftp://geodesy.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || ftp://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ || http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ || http://www.class.ngdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/welcome //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage
Access Contact (2) Required 1 DOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, NOS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce(301) 713-31911315 East West Highway N/NGS2Silver SpringMD20910USAngs.cors@noaa.gov9:00 - 5:00 Easterndistributor || DOC/NOAA/CLASS > Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce(828) 271-4850 x3183CLASS, 151 Patton AvenueAshevilleNC28801-5001USAinfo@class.noaa.gov9:00 - 5:00 Easterndistributor //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty
Resource Constraint (2) Required 1 While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the (...etc)These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liabili (...etc) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:resourceConstraints
Data Center Keyword (2) Recommended EC DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce || DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='dataCenter']/gmd:keyword
Data Center Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='dataCenter']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title

Coverage Category

2/2 +3

The Coverage Categrory provides information about regarding the extent of the resource, such as temporal range of content, geographic bounds of content, and general place names. This information can be displayed on maps and timelines and used in spatial searches. The Spatial Extent is not required when the Resource Hierarchy Level= 'nonGeographicDataset'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Temporal Extent (1) Required 1 1994-02-01 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent
Duration (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent//gml:TimePeriod/gml:duration
Time Interval (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent//gml:TimePeriod/gml:timeInterval
Spatial Extent (1) Required 1 -180.00180.00-90.0090.00 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox
Vertical Extent (1) Recommended EC -60010000 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:verticalElement/gmd:EX_VerticalExtent
Place Keywords (1) Recommended EC United States //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place']/gmd:keyword
Place Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation

Content Category

3/3 + 0

The Content Category identifies the parameters, variables or features of the resource and can be documented with at least one of the two subcategories: Attributes or Features. Not Required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.

Attributes 3/3 +0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Description of Attributes (4) Required 1 (unknown) || (unknown) || (unknown) || (unknown) //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:attributeDescription
Attributes Category (4) Required 1 referenceInformation || referenceInformation || physicalMeasurement || physicalMeasurement //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:contentType/gmd:MD_CoverageContentTypeCode/@codeListValue
Attributes Details (4) Required 1 LatitudeRealLatitude is measured from the equator, with positive values going north and negative values going south90-901 || LongitudeRealLongitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the longitude that runs through Greenwich, England), with positive values going east and negative values going west180-1801 || Orthometric height (m)RealDistance along a plumb line, from the geoid to a point. The plumb line is a line regarded as directed exactly toward the earth's center of gravity. The geoid is the equipotential surface of the Earth's gravity field which be (...etc)Ellipsoid or geodetic height (m)RealDistance along ellipsoid normal, from ellipsoid to a point. Due to rotation, the earth assumes the shape of a sphere that is flattened at the poles and bulging at the equator (an ellipse). Cartesian coordinates hav (...etc) //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:dimension | //gmd:contentInfo//gmi:rangeElementDescription/gmi:MI_RangeElementDescription

Features + 0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Feature Catalog Citation (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureCatalogueCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
Feature Catalog URL (0) Recommended //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureCatalogueCitation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
List of Feature Types (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureTypes
Feature Catalog Included (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:includedWithDataset

History Category

4/4 + 8

The History Category provides information about how the resource was collected, processed or other steps associated with the resource, such as archival activity. The Acquisition subcategory is recommended for raw or near-raw observations, for example Level 0 satellite data. Lineage subcategory is recommended for resources that have been processed. If unable to provide acquisition or lineage, then provide a general statement. At least Acquisition, Lineage or Statement is required. You get extra credit if more than one subcategory is documented.

Lineage 4/4+ 0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Lineage Scope (2) Required 1 series || repository //gmd:DQ_DataQuality[gmd:lineage]/gmd:scope/gmd:DQ_Scope/gmd:level/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue
Input Source (1) Required 1 Source Contribution: GNSS observational data in RINEX format and binary format, orbit data, and meteorological data (when available). Source Type: digital files via FTPNOAA archive: Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS)1994-02-01publicatio (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage//gmd:source
Process Step(s) (14) Required 1 INGEST: NGS has automated daily routines that harvests daily observational files in either binary or RINEX format at the original sampling rate, the daily broadcast ephemeris files, orbit files, and any corresponding meteorological files. For the spe (...etc)PROCESSING: Data ingested by NGS are processed into RINEX format and made available online in either an hourly or daily cadence. Aside from positioning, processing includes the insertion of NGS headers, quality checks, and the production of quality c (...etc)DISTRIBUTION: NGS makes hourly and daily files available online. For the special case of binary FAA and USCG data, NGS pushes these files to NGDC every 5 minutes. NGDC stages the data for ESRL and SWPC groups, who harvests the data at a predetermined (...etc)RETENTION: NGS retains the data at the original at-sampling rate for 30 days. After 30 days, NGS decimates its online holdings to a 30-second sampling rate. || ARCHIVE: Prior to the 30-day mark, the RINEX at-sampling rate data is copied to NGDC. Aftter 30 days, NGDC then stages, archives, and distributes the CORS data via the CLASS infrasturcture. For the special use case, the daily binary files from 4 days (...etc)Source Contribution: GNSS observational data in RINEX format and binary format, orbit data, and meteorological data (when available). Source Type: digital files via FTP || Home page for CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of t (...etc)FTP site from CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of t (...etc)This utility allows users to obtain a specific block of Global Positioning System ( GPS ) data for a continuously operating reference station (CORS) contained in the network of GPS sites managed by the National Geodetic Survey. Data is ingested in th (...etc)CORS data search utility of daily files. Allows users to query by site id, state id, country id, data type or date. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decima (...etc)Home page for CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of th (...etc)FTP site from CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of th (...etc)NGS CORS data archived in CLASS infrastructure. Every effort is made to assure that archived data are at-sampling rate, where available. || NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage[gmd:processStep or gmd:sourceStep] //gmd:description
Processor (5) Required 1 DOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceUser Services301-713-3191301-713-4324Spatial Reference System Division1315 East-West HighwayN/NGS2, SSMC3, Room 8813Silver SpringMD20910U.S.A.ngs.co (...etc)DOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceUser Services301-713-3191301-713-4324Spatial Reference System Division1315 East-West HighwayN/NGS2, SSMC3, Room 8813Silver SpringMD20910U.S.A.ngs.co (...etc)User ServicesDOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce301-713-3191301-713-4324Spatial Reference System Division1315 East-West HighwayN/NGS2, SSMC3, Room 8813Silver SpringMD20910U.S.A.ngs.co (...etc)DOC/NOAA/NOS/NGS > National Geodetic Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceUser Services301-713-3191301-713-4324Spatial Reference System Division1315 East-West HighwayN/NGS2, SSMC3, Room 8813Silver SpringMD20910U.S.A.ngs.co (...etc)DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceCORS Data Manager(303) 497-3692(303) 497-6513NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC/STP325 Broadway E/GC2BoulderCO80305-3328USAngdc.cors@noaa.govprocessor //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage//gmd:processor/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty

Acquisition +7

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Platform Identifier (2) Required 1 GPS > Global Positioning System || GLONASS > GLObalnaya NAvigatsionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Platform/gmi:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Platform Description (2) Required 1 The U.S. Air Force of the Department of Defense developed, maintains, and operates the space and control segments of the GPS constellation. Full Operational Capability was declared by NAVSTAR in April 1995. || Russian Federation Aerospace Defense Forces developed, maintains, and operates the space and control segments of the GLONASS constellation. //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Platform/gmi:description
Instrument Identifier (1) Required 1 Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Instrument/gmi:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Instrument Description (0) Required 0 //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Instrument/gmi:description
Platform Keyword (4) Recommended EC GPS > Global Positioning System Satellites || NAVSTAR > NAVSTAR Global Positioning System || GLONASS > GLObalnaya NAvigatsionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema || GNSS > Global Navigation Satellite System //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='platform']/gmd:keyword
Platform Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='platform']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation
Instrument Keyword (3) Recommended EC Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS || Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS Receivers || Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GNSS Receivers //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='instrument']/gmd:keyword
Instrument Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='instrument']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation

History Statement + 1

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Lineage Statement (1) Conditional 1 GNSS observational data from the CORS network are ingested, translated, and processed by NGS and are posted to the NGS online servers as hourly or daily files, and ultimately retained as daily files in RINEX format. After 30 days, data in the at-samp (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:statement

Quality Category

2/2 +1

The Quality Category provides reports on how complete or accurate a resource is. Not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Quality Scope (1) Required 1 series //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:scope/gmd:DQ_Scope/gmd:level/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue[../../../../../gmd:report]
Quality Report (6) Required 1 Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report || The horizontal coordinates of the GPS site, specifically the GPS antenna location, are accurate to about a centimeter once biases are removed. || Vertical Positional Accuracy Report || The vertical coordinates of the GPS site, specifically the GPS antenna location, are accurate to about 2 centimeters once biases are removed. || Data written to the NGDC archive is reviewed for completeness. Automated routines perform daily checks for file names and file sizes, and also aided by the internal checksum of GNU zip compression as data is written to tape. Any faulty data is remove (...etc)To become part of the CORS network, each site must pass through NGS' site criteria standards and maintain its integrity. Automated routines at NGDC pull data staged by NGS at regular intervals. //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:report//gmd:nameOfMeasure | //gmd:measureIdentification | //gmd:measureDescription | //gmd:evaluationMethodDescription | //gmd:evaluationProcedure
Quality Result (4) Recommended EC (missing) || (missing) || (unknown) || (unknown) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:report//gmd:result

Connections Category

3.0/3 +1.0

The Connection Category checks that all URLs have a functionCode and either a Name or a Description. You get extra credit when both Name and Description are available.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
URL (19) Required 1 https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso || http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/tgn/index.html || ftp://geodesy.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || ftp://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ || http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ || http://www.class.ngdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/welcome || http://geodesy.noaa.gov/CORS/ || ftp://geodesy.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || http://geodesy.noaa.gov/UFCORS || http://geodesy.noaa.gov/CORS/standard1.shtml || http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ || ftp://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || http://www.class.ngdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/welcome //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage
URL Name (19) Conditional 1 Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || GCMD Feedback Form || GCMD Keywords Page || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online Page || Index of ftp://geodesy.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || Index of ftp://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/cors/rinex/ || National Geodectic Survey - Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) || National Geodetic Survey - Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) || Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System (CLASS) || National Geodectic Survey - Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) || FTP access to NGS CORS in Silver Spring, MD || NGS CORS facility in Silver Spring, MD: User Friendly CORS utility || NGS CORS facility in Silver Spring, MD: Standard Download utility || NGS CORS facility in Boulder, CO || FTP access to NGS CORS facility in Boulder, CO || CLASS website at http://www.class.ngdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/welcome //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:name
URL Description (19) Conditional 1 The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || Have a Comment for the GCMD? || This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || This page provides an interface to search the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. || FTP site from CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD || FTP site from CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO || Home page for CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD || Home page for CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO || CORS data archived in CLASS, preserved with the at-sampling rate where available. || Home page for CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of t (...etc)FTP site from CORS main facility in Silver Spring, MD. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of t (...etc)This utility allows users to obtain a specific block of Global Positioning System ( GPS ) data for a continuously operating reference station (CORS) contained in the network of GPS sites managed by the National Geodetic Survey. Data is ingested in th (...etc)CORS data search utility of daily files. Allows users to query by site id, state id, country id, data type or date. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decima (...etc)Home page for CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of th (...etc)FTP site from CORS alternate facility in Boulder, CO. Data is ingested in the at-sampling rate and available from NGS CORS online for 30 days. After 30 days, the CORS online data is decimated down to a 30-second sampling rate with the exception of th (...etc)NGS CORS data archived in CLASS infrastructure. Every effort is made to assure that archived data are at-sampling rate, where available. //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:description
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