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oops, sorry.  I should have sent that directly to Ruth Duerr.

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Of no relevance whatsoever to PREMIS, I'm reading Ice by Mariana
Gosnell.  Amazing book, have you seen it?

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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])
>