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  • Main Title National Geoscience Data Repository System: Phase 2, Planning and pilot study. Progress report, February--April 1995


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)


  • Name: Illinois Inst. of Tech., Chicago, IL (United States)
    Place of Publication: United States


  • Creation: 1995-05-01


  • English


  • Content Description: The American Geological Institute (AGI) recently completed the first phase of a multiphase program to study and implement a National Geoscience Data Repository System (NGDRS) to capture and preserve valuable geoscientific data. They study was initiated in response to the fact that tens of billions of dollars worth of domestic eological and geophysical data are in jeopardy of being irrevocably lost or destroyed as a consequence of the ongoing downsizing of the US energy and minerals industry. The NGDRS would serve as an important and valuable source of information for the entire geoscience community for a variety of applications, including environmental protection, water resource management, global change studies, reducing risks from earthquakes and other geologic hazards, and basic and applied research. The repository system would also contain critical data that would enable domestic energy and minerals companies to expand their exploration and production programs in the United States for increased recovery of domestic oil, gas, and mineral resources. Progress is reported on the second phase of this program.
  • Physical Description: 5 p.


  • Keyword: Geology
  • Keyword: Progress Report
  • STI Subject Categories: 58 Geosciences
  • Keyword: Data Compilation
  • Keyword: Geochemistry
  • Keyword: Geophysics
  • Keyword: Information Centers


  • Other Information: PBD: May 1995


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Other: DE95014915
  • Report No.: DOE/BC/14883--T2
  • Grant Number: AC22-92BC14883
  • DOI: 10.2172/90415
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 90415
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc793309


  • Display Note: OSTI as DE95014915