ESO-CMR Reviews

ESDIS Standards Office (ESO) - Common Metadata Repository (CMR) Reviews

NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Standards Office (ESO) is assisting NASA's Common Metadata Repository (CMR) team with a series of reviews of metadata documents that form the basis of the Unified Metadata Model (UMM) concepts implemented in CMR.

If you would like to participate in an ESO-CMR review, please contact the ESO at

Currently active reviews

There are no currently active reviews. If you are interested in participating in future reviews, please contact ESO at

UMM reference documents

When reviewing UMM documents, it may help to refer to the UMM-Common document where many common metadata elements are documented. UMM-Common can be found on the CMR Documents page or you can download it directly: UMM-Common in .docx format.

Review instructions

Reviews can be submitted either via the Jama system (see below), which is preferred, or by emailing comments or marked-up, commented versions of the downloadable documents to ESO at

To submit a review via the Jama system, please contact ESO at to have your name added to the access list for the document(s). Once you are registered to provide a review, you will receive email from the CMR team with links to the documents under review. When you get the email, please follow these instructions to gain access to the documents and to begin the review.

In order to log in to the Jama system (i.e. to follow any of the Jama review links) you must have an Earthdata Login. Use your Earthdata Login username and password to log in to Jama. Earthdata Login username and password recovery can be done at

NOTE: Information on this page is subject to change.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2019 at 11:24 AM EDT