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NASA GCMD Keywords Version 13.0 Released (2022-03-15)

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2022 12:29 pm America/New_York
by GCMD - sritz
The NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) staff is pleased to announce the release of the GCMD Keywords Version 13.0. Version 13.0 of the keywords consists of updates to the Location keywords and a revised platform keyword hierarchy. Please find below a summary of the changes Please post any questions about this release to the GCMD Keyword Forum.

The keywords help facilitate the classification and discovery of Earth Science data by providing a rich vocabulary for characterizing the data. The GCMD keywords are used by hundreds of data providers worldwide for categorizing the ~33,000 records stored in the Common Metadata Repository.

For more information about the keywords and how to access them, please visit the Keyword Landing Page. Questions about the keywords can be submitted to or directed to Valerie Dixon at

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