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National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Data Preservation Challenges and Needs - Presentation Available

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) hosted a virtual webinar focusing on identifying and discussing data preservation challenges and needs of state geological surveys, USGS, and other geoscientific organizations. This was an introductory webinar and additional webinars will be conducted bi-monthly to promote interaction and community-building among data preservationists in state geological surveys, USGS, and others.
 
Topics: 
- Survey results of state geological surveys identifying preservation needs 
- Best Practices - developing guidance for efficient and long-lasting preservation/dissemination 
- State needs for preserving and promoting materials and data
- Identify preservation topics of interest to states for future presentations and discussions
 
Access Presentation (slides only, no audio)