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May 2017. Copernicus Publications, publisher of nearly 40 peer-reviewed open-access scientific journals, now encourages the use of the International Geo Sample Number (IGSN) in articles to...


Sept 2016. The International Implementation Organization for the IGSN (IGSN e.V.) invites applications for new members. The IGSN e.V....


Jan 2016. In an EOS article published on Jan 7, 2016, Brooks Hanson, Director of AGU Publications, strongly encourages the use of the International GeoSample Number (IGSN) in journal papers...


Aug 2015. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History recently registered nearly 350,000 samples with IGSNs in SESAR, including specimens...


Jun 2015. The International Implementation Organization for the IGSN (IGSN e.V.) invites applications for new members before its next vote in Fall 2015. The IGSN Implementation Organization...


Apr 2015. There will be a splinter meeting at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2015. Members of the IGSN e.V. will be in attendance.

What: A discussion of...


Jan 2015. We are collecting photos of IGSN labels in action! As our International GeoSample Number community grows, IGSNs are being used for an increasing number of cases. Core pieces...


Dec 2014. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the International Geo Sample Number IGSN, and we would like to celebrate its growth and success with a small reception at the upcoming AGU...


Nov 2014. The IGSN e.V. will be hosting several events at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Join us to learn more about IGSN and celebrate ten years of the International Geo Sample...


Oct 2014. The International Implementation Organization for the IGSN (IGSN e.V.) invites applications for new members before its next General Assembly in December 2014. The IGSN...