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EarthChem Town Hall at Goldschmidt 2013: Digital Data and Samples in Geochemistry and Petrology

EarthChem ( is offering a Town Hall on Monday, August 26, at 12:30PM, in room L08, to provide updates on recent developments in data publication and digital management of geochemical data and samples. We will also report on recent workshops that have focused on the development of cyberinfrastructure, and other related initiatives. Topics will include:

  • Publication and Citation of data and samples; Editors Roundtable in Geochemistry
  • IEDA’s Data Rescue Initiative
  • Report on EarthCube workshop ‘Developing a Cyberinfrastructure Vision for Geochemistry & Petrology’ (K. Lehnert)
  • Report on workshop ‘Geomaterials Genome project’ (M. Ghiorso)
  • The Internet of Samples

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