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ready Shoreline Metadata Profile of the Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata

Abbreviation: SMP - CSDGM

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The Shoreline Metadata Profile provides the format and content for describing data sets related to shoreline and other coastal data sets. The metadata complies with the FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Standard. It provides additional terms and data elements required to support metadata for shoreline and coastal data sets. The profile is primarily oriented toward providing the elements necessary for documenting shoreline data and reaching a common understanding of the shoreline for national mapping purposes and other geospatial and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications. Shoreline data are important for coastal zone management, environmental monitoring, resource developments, legal land jurisdictional issues, ocean and meteorological modeling, engineering, construction, planning, and many other uses.

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Record added: Oct. 10, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
Record updated: March 13, 2020, 4:57 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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