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Mercury Metadata Editor

Mercury is a web-based system to search for metadata and retrieve associated data sets. The Mercury Metadata Editor creates a subset of standard FGDC metadata, along with data documentation that can be used in the Mercury search tool. The Mercury Metadata Editor:

  • Allows users to enter contextual metadata that is specifically designed for use in the Mercury search tool.
  • Creates a standard format for metadata (XML)
  • Has picklists for standard terms Using the on-line Mercury Metadata Editor tool to create and edit contextual metadata requires no programming expertise.
Technical Expertise Required: 
No programming
Mercury Metadata Editor