oops, sorry. I should have sent that directly to Ruth Duerr.
Of no relevance whatsoever to PREMIS, I'm reading Ice by Mariana
Gosnell. Amazing book, have you seen it?
Ruth Duerr wrote:
> 1. Name of the institution or organization implementing PREMIS
> National Snow and Ice Data Center
> 2. The project name
> We don't actually have a project name, though I supposed if pushed we
> could invent one!
> 3. A short description of the project
> The OAIS reference model is one of NSIDC's guiding documents as an
> archive. Several
> years ago, we decided to use the OAIS reference model in developing a
> schema for storing
> preservation information about our science data sets - we already are
> NASA DIF and FGDC-compliant
> in that regard. In the meantime, the PREMIS group came out with their
> schema. As an
> experiment, since implementation was still ongoing, we chose to make our
> schema PREMIS compliant.
> 4. Projected dates of implementation
> Completion and transfer to operations is expected in April, 2006
> 5. A URL to the project web site (if available)
> None, this is an internal project
> 6. A URL to any available documentation or specifications developed for
> the project
> We have an internal website but at this point it is not generally
> accessible. The publically accessible NSIDC data catalog can be found
> at http://nsidc.org/data/search/search.html
> 7. A list of any tools developed and or used as part of the project
> (e.g. to extract metadata)
> We have developed schema extensions to our central data catalog, along with
> web-based tools for population.
> 8. Contact name and e-mail address
> R. Duerr ([log in to unmask])