Search Missouri's Metadata

Metadata is “data about data.” It assists in the understanding of data by describing the content, quality, condition, access and other characteristics of the data.

Questions answered by metadata include:

Missouri EPHT's metadata records are searchable in XML format for the following content areas:

All data included on the EPHT site contains metadata adhering to the Federal Geographic Data Committee Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998). Initially created for geospatial data, this standard was identified as robust enough to describe non-geospatial data. Tracking Network stakeholders have developed a profile from this standard that includes all required elements of the standard and additional elements identified by the stakeholders necessary to describe EPHTN resources.

You can learn more at the FGDC homepage or from the Tracking Network Metadata Content Guidance Document.



The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Missouri Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is a program within the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. EPHT is part of a larger initiative to establish Environmental Public Health Tracking systems at the national and state levels.