• 29 November 2019

    Call 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.

    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.

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  • 25 November 2019

    Digital 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.

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  • 19 November 2019

    Data 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.

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  • 29 October 2019

    ICEDIG at Time Machine Conference

    ICEDIG was represented by our partner Picturae at the Time Machine Conference 2019 in Dresden, Germany on 10-11 October 2019.

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  • 11 October 2019

    State of the Art in Digitisation - Part II

    Photo: 3D Scan of a 34-million-year-old extinct species from Nebraska closely related to cats, courtesy of the Florida Museum

    Throughout the work on the latest developments and state of the art in digitisation techniques, the relevant project partners are releasing a series of deliverables focusing on specific ones and other aspects of the digitisation process. The first two of these have been summarized here.

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