How to cite the Global Change Master Directory


It is the responsibility of the GCMD to share NASA's Earth science metadata according to national and international mandates. 



Metatadata

Authors are expected to cite metadata obtained through the GCMD publications using the following citation:   


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Global Change Master Directory (GCMD), 2013, Version 9.9.


Direct hyperlinks to individual metadata are available using the following links:





GCMD Keywords

Individuals and groups using the GCMD keywords should use the following citation:


Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0




GCMD Logos and Images

The GCMD follows NASA policies regarding the use of logos and images. Please see: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/formedia/features/MP_Photo_Guidelines.html. We ask that GCMD be given credit for its original materials; the only mandatory credit is to NASA.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Global Change Master Directory (GCMD), 2013, Version 9.9.




Linking to the GCMD

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