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The NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) staff is pleased to announce the release of the GCMD Keywords Version 13.3. Please find below a table of the keywords. All keywords are new except where noted as Updated. 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 support@earthdata.nasa.gov or directed to Valerie Dixon at valerie.dixon@nasa.gov.

GCMD Keywords Version 13.3

Keyword TypeFollow links to view Keyword details in the GCMD Keyword Viewer
Data Center(Update) GOVERNMENT AGENCIES-U.S. FEDERAL AGENCIES > DOC > NOAA > DOC/NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/MML/APIS > Antarctic Pack Ice Seals, Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NMFS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
PlatformAir-based Platforms > Jet > Airplane
Platform

(Update) Space-based Platforms > Earth Observation Satellites > GHGSat

Project(Update) SUPERDARN > Super Dual Auroral Radar Network
Platform

Space-based Platforms > Earth Observation Satellites >TanSat > Chinese Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite

PlatformSpace-based Platforms > Earth Observation Satellites > Vision-1 > SSTL S1-4
PlatformSpace-based Platforms > Earth Observation Satellites > Pleiades Neo > Pleiades Neo
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Spectrometers/Radiometers > Spectrometers > ACGS > Atmospheric Carbon dioxide Grating Spectrometer
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Spectrometers/Radiometers > Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers > CAPI > Cloud and Aerosol Polarization Imager
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Spectrometers/Radiometers > Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers > SSTL S1-4 > S1-4 Imager
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Spectrometers/Radiometers > Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers > PNEO > PNEO
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > Laser Ranging > LRR ERS > Laser Retro-Reflector
InstrumentEarth Remote Sensing Instrument > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > Laser Ranging > LRR CryoSat > Laser Retro-Reflector
Data CenterAcademic > BRIS/GEOGRAPHY
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