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July 2014. SESAR, the first IGSN allocating agent, has recently changed the syntax of newly-assigned IGSNs from a 3 digit namespace to a 5...


May 2014. Online papers in Science Direct link directly to sample metadata profiles in SESAR, making all of the metadata about the sample quickly available. When submitting a paper to...


Dec 2013. Welcome to the four new signing members to the IGSN e.V. during 2013:




Nov 2013.  The next General Assembly of the IGSN eV will take place on Monday, December 9, 23013, 7:00-8:00 AM, in the Westin Hotel San Francisco Market Street, San Francisco, USA...


Apr 2013. The International Implementation Organization for the IGSN (IGSN e.V.) invites applications for new members before its next General Assembly in June 2013. The...


Apr 2013. Video, presentations, and Q&A are now available from the March 27 Introduction to the IGSN Webinar!
Thanks to everyone who participated in the lively...


Mar 2013. Due to the interest in information about SESAR and the IGSN expressed at the EarthCube P&G workshop, we have set up a webinar, during which we will provide an overview of the...


Mar 2013. There will be a splinter meeting at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2013 to discuss physical samples in the digital...


Nov 2012. Town Hall Meeting at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco

Physical Samples as Part of Cyberinfrastructure

When? Monday, Dec 3, 2012, 12:30-13:30h...


Sept 2012. SESAR (System for Earth SAmple Registration) is working with publishers to enhance the citation of samples in digital journals using the...