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Archive Preparation Guide
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Archive Preparation Guide With Examples and Templates

Archive Preparation Guide (June 4, 2008)

1. PDS Home Page (

2. PDS Standards Reference (JPL Document D-7669, Part 2) - Specific PDS data preparation standards for archive quality data sets. (stdref)

3. PDS Data Dictionary - List of PDS-recognized keywords (and acceptable values where restrictions apply) (psdd.pdf)

4. PDS Nodes and Contact Information - a table of PDS personnel and related contacts. These individuals are your most useful resources - contact them early and often. (Node Contacts)

5. Example Archive Documents:

6. Example Catalog Files

7. Example Products and Labels

8. Example Data Set Citation Descriptions

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