The DiSSCo General Assembly (GA) is a very important step towards having a productive preparatory phase and ultimately to becoming a successful research infrastructure. Following a comprehensive stakeholder consultation and review process, the Coordination and Support Office (CSO) has developed the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the DiSSCo GA.
9 December 20194th ICEDIG All Hands Meeting in Heerhugowaard
From 2-5 December 2019, the ICEDIG consortium met for the last time this year for an All Hands project meeting in Heerhugoward, NL, hosted by Picturae. The participants discussed the progress and met for task-oriented work meetings. On of the important discussions taking place was centred around a presentation on the envisioned digital object infrastrcuture for digital specimens.Read more
29 November 2019Call for Applications – DiSSCo General Assembly Membership
The research infrastrcuture ICEDIG is working towards opened today the call for applications to become a member of its General Assembly.
25 November 2019Digital Object Architecture (DOA) for FAIR Data and Services in Biodiversity Science and Geoscience
A new study examines how Digital Object Architecture, a logical extension of the globally adopted Internet Architecture addresses the challenges of actively stewarding the aggregation and virtualization of widely distributed data about biological and geological specimens in natural science collections.Read more
19 November 2019Data Management Plan for the Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo)
With around 1.5 billion specimens of plants, animals, insects, fossils, rocks and minerals in European natural heritage collections, and digitization of these proceeding apace, never has it been more important to have a coherent plan for the management of petabytes of natural heritage data over the coming decades.Read more