Center for Infomration Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC) at Rutgers University at Newark established a metadata server for geographic datasets such as shape files, vector files and satellite image files. The purpose of the data bank is to allow producers of geographic data to describe what datasets they have available and to allow users of Geographic Information Systems to find the datasets they need. The academic researchers, state and local government officials and K-12 educators are expected to benefit from the geographic datasets for scientific studies, decision making and education purposes, respectively.
The geospatial metadata server provides three functionalities:
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