GCMD Keywords Community Forum has moved! The GCMD Keywords Community Forum is now a part of the Earthdata Forum. The new location is at https://forum.earthdata.nasa.gov/app.php/tag/GCMD%20Keywords. 

Welcome! The purpose of this forum is to provide keyword users and metadata providers with an area for discussion of topics related to the GCMD Keywords. Participants are invited to use this forum to ask questions, submit keyword requests, discuss trade-offs, and track the status of keyword requests.   

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