A workspace for the TNC Metadata Content Standard.
Since the Nature Conservancy invests heavily in the collection, analysis and creation of geospatial data, metadata standards are fundamental to our mission. By implementing basic standards for metadata, we will see a greater return on geospatial data investment including:
The following link provides a detailed metadata standard for TNC. The standard includes a content standard, keyword thesaurus and standard operating procedures. As these standards are implemented, and metadata are developed across the organization, TNC will have the ability to catalog and publish its geospatial data holdings (see ).
To assist data managers with implementation of the standard, we have provided the following TNC-specific templates, tools, training materials and examples.