Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) Metadata
Metadata for the Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) must meet Federal Geographic Data Committee
Resources and Links for Creating
Watershed Boundary Dataset Metadata
These documents are compressed ZIP files.
WBD metadata template
(ZIP; Revised: April 2009; Size: 30 KB)
The WBD metadata template
meets WBD guidelines and
includes a text file with definitions that must be provided by
states submitting WBD's for national review and a "readme"
file with instructions.
Geospatial Metadata Validation Service
A website provided by the USGS Geoscience Data Catalog that checks your metadata file online using mp (metadata parser).
(ZIP; 125.1 KB)
MP Parser is a metadata parser used to verify that metadata are FGDC compliant.
file contains cns.exe and mp.exe files. The cns.exe file is a pre-parser, and
the mp.exe file
is a parser to verify that metadata are FGDC compliant.