How to Submit Your Data

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Work with our Data Curation Team

We have two options for submitting data:

  1. ezEML – A form-based online tool for creating metadata in the Ecological Metadata Language (EML). Here’s a short video to help you get started with ezEML.
  2. EDI Metadata Template – A MS Word file for your metadata. Fill it out and send it back to us with your data, at

We will get back to you A.S.A.P., usually within 24 hours. Contact us with any questions or if you need help getting started:

For Data Managers

You are welcome to manage upload of your data and metadata to our repository. The 5 Phases of Data Publication is your guide to this process. Please contact us for more information or login to your EDI data portal account.

Did You Know

  • Metadata is data about data and is just as important as your data. By providing high quality metadata you ensure findable and reusable data.