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National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Presentations from Data Rescue and Preservation Workshop are Available

2017 Data Rescue and Preservation Workshop

The National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP), in collaboration with the Association of American State Geologists, conducted a data management workshop to share information, provide training opportunities, and learn from successful efforts rescuing, preserving, and disseminating information about geoscientific data and artifacts to further earth science investigations. The workshop occurred September 26-28, 2017, and was hosted by the Utah Geological Survey in Salt Lake City. Over 60 representatives from state geological surveys, museums, and USGS and other federal agencies attended the workshop. Access workshop content.

2009 Geoscience Preservation Techniques Workshop

In 2009, AASG/USGS coordinated the Geoscience Data Preservation Techniques Workshop in Bloomington, Indiana. The workshop brought together 50 geoscience data preservation specialists from state and federal geological surveys, and it provided a venue for the participants to share best management practices of sample and data preservation, cataloging, and accessibility. The workshop proceedings are available here: https://scholarworks.iu.edu/dspace/handle/2022/6471.