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ANNOUNCEMENT: NGGDPP Data Preservation Webinar Series - Fall 2021

The biennial Data Preservation Workshop has been modified to an abbreviated webinar series this year. The meetings will be facilitated via Microsoft Teams across 3 dates. Each of the dates will follow a theme and have 3 presenters over the course of an hour. We are excited to host and participate in this information and experience exchange! Contact with questions.


National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP)

2021 Data Preservation Webinar Series

Time: 12:00-1:00 PM Denver time

Place: via Microsoft Teams Registration:

October 27th, 2021 – Part 1

Theme: NGGDPP collaboration activities and updates

· National Index of Borehole Information (NIBI) – Mojisola KunleDare, Delaware Geological Survey/IPA USGS–NGGDPP

· Directory of Public Geological Materials Repositories – Heather Arends, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Mikki Johnson, USGS–NGGDPP

· National Digital Catalog (NDC) Re-architecture – Mikki Johnson, USGS–NGGDPP

November 3rd, 2021 – Part 2

Theme: Data Standards and Recommended Practices

· National Geophysical Survey Inventory Ranking: Standards facilitating data integration – Ben Drenth, USGS–Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center

· Recommended Practices and – Madalyn Massey and Patrick Walston, UNAVCO Geo Launchpad

· Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Overview: Community of practice supporting data standards and recommended practices – Megan Carter, ESIP

November 10th, 2021 – Part 3

Theme: Data Delivery Solutions

· Scholarworks: Opportunity for free/low cost data sharing options – William Harrison, III, Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education (MGRRE), Michigan Geological Survey, and Western Michigan University

· Web applications and story maps highlighting preservation of field notebooks – Ashley Cabibbo, Washington Geological Survey

· Critical minerals database and web application – Kaleb Scarberry, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

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