Data Management and Digital Preservation, British Geological Survey
Jaana Pinnick works in Research Data Management and Digital Preservation at the National Geoscience Data Centre, which is part of the British Geological Survey (BGS). She has recently
The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) are developing a digital preservation policy and strategy and gathering evidence for the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Trusted Repository certification. The NGDC operates as part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), dealing with a variety of stakeholders from central and local government to industry, academia, and individuals, stretching to international organisations. It aims to develop digital preservation capabilities efficiently and with minimum cost to the taxpayers. The NGDC also strives to ensure the long-term availability of UK geoscience data by integrating preservation activities within existing data management procedures and collaborating with other organisations.