The GCMD/IDN staff is pleased to announce the release of version 8.1 of the GCMD/IDN Science Keywords. Additions and changes to the keywords are the result of collaborations with the Earth Science community. This release represents a revision to the Land Surface and Atmosphere keywords below that includes 246 new keywords and 10 updated keywords.
* Land Surface > Geomorphic Landforms/Processes
* Land Surface > Land Use/Land Cover
* Land Surface > Surface Thermal Properties
* Land Surface > Surface Radiative Properties
* Land Surface > Topography
* Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature
* Atmosphere > Atmospheric Precipitation
You can access and review the full list of keywords at http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list<http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html>. For information about accessing the keywords using the RESTFul service (API), please visit http://gcmd.nasa.gov/Connect/docs/kms/KeywordManagementServiceAPI.pdf<http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/Connect/docs/kms/KeywordManagementServiceAPI.pdf>. If you have any questions, please contact our user support office at gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov<mailto:gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov>.
Please use the following citation for the GCMD keywords:
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD). 2015. GCMD Keywords, Version 8.1. Greenbelt, MD: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). URL:
For additional information on the science keywords and how to suggest changes or additions, please see:.