USGS Sample Metadata Workshop
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The ESIP-USGS 2020 USGS NDC workshop focused on an update to collection level thematic profiles. The workshop also addressed mapping common metadata elements between geoscience data (geological, geophysical, and engineering data, maps, photographs, samples, and other physical specimens) and collections. Guiding the effort were work in progress with samples metadata element mapping, Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) for samples and collections, and SESAR - International Geo Sample Number IGSN.