That’s So Meta! Technical Workshop

November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Part 1: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Part 2: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
3:00pm-4:30pm ET (12pm to 1:30pm)

The objectives of this workshop are to provide participants increased understanding of water-related metadata and application of water metadata tools. This workshop will offer a short introduction to metadata and why metadata are important, followed by an in-depth conversation and hands-on exercises on water-related metadata. This workshop is a partnership among the Internet of Water (IoW), Water Data Exchange (WaDE) of the Western Water States Council, and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. (CUAHSI).


Topics and activities to be included in the two 90-minute periods include:

  • What are metadata and why are they important?
  • Metadata for dataset description and administration
  • Semantic interoperability
  • Discoverability

Each of these topics will be accompanied by hands-on activities with tools designed to address each of the above challenges.

IMPORTANT: A password will be required for this Zoom event. Use the password included within the registration confirmation email and/or the description in the calendar invitation from the “Add to Calendar” function.

Register for TUESDAY’s Part 1 HERE.

Reigster for WEDNESDAY’s Part 2 HERE.

Please be sure to register for BOTH sessions.

Is your access to Zoom restricted? Email for instructions on how to connect through a Webex link (video + chat) and Zoom phone call (audio).