Identifying and Linking Physical Samples with Data using IGSNs - PIDs Short Bites #2

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This webinar is the second in the PIDs Short Bites webinar series series examining persistent identifiers and their use in research. This webinar:
1) introduced the IGSN, outlining its structure, use, application and availability for Australian researchers and research institutions
2) discussed the international symposium "Linking Environmental Data and Samples".
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Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Lesley Wyborn
Jens Klump
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Standard YouTube License
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Data usage
Geoscience data
International Geo Sample Number (IGSN)
Linked data
Persistent Identifiers (PID)
Physical samples (Earth Science)
Soils data assessment systems
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC)
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Contributor Name: 
Natasha Simons
Contributor Organization(s): 
National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)
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Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
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Data professional
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