Address Book
Search for scientists and find out what data they have contributed to the databases. Here you can also register and add yourself to the Mailing List. Your registration information can be updated online at any time. By registering, you will be able to make contributions to the EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) or other online databases. You may also sign up to receive periodic e-mail notifications.
You can always Log-in or Register by selecting either these options from the Top Menu (upper right) that will be available at all times.
Use this Forgot Password link if you have forgotten your user id and password.
The same userid and password information also will be send to you in a Bi-Annual Email Reminder. Please make certain to keep your information in our address book up-to-date so we can keep sending you these Reminders and our Newsletters.
  • The EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) invites User Upload of digital files. We recommend that you use this digital archive to store any digital file that does not fit into the structure used by the MagIC Upload Wizard found on the upper left of this page. Typical ERDA file uploads may include field work pictures, animations, video excerpts, custom software, location maps, white reports, workshop volumes, field trip guides, etc. Uploaded files will be immediately available to all users of the website. Start a new ERDA file upload ...

  • The basic design of the website has been updated based on feedback from many of its users. Currently, we are about to finish the Second Phase of this Redesign Project, in which we have improved the functionality and information displayed on the home pages for, GERM, MagIC and ERESE. Each of these web sites will function as the Web Portal for its corresponding database, while taking advantage of the infra-structure provided by the umbrella web site and database. Please check back with us on a regular basis to see how the design evolves over the next few months. We would appreciate your comments or suggestions through the Feedback form.

  • respects the privacy of all its collaborators, contributors, users of its services, and visitors to its website. Several functions and services or require the user to supply Identification and Address Information, specifically e-mail address, postal address of the home institution and/or business telephone numbers. This information is used exclusively for documentation and attribution via metadata, except for contributors of data or other materials displayed on The identification of contributors and their addresses is an integral part of Scholarly Data Archiving and this information is continuously updated in the address register by the users themselves. does not distribute address information to third parties. Read Entire Disclaimer ...