[Bid-community] Darwin Core Hour: Audubon Core and 3D Biodiversity Data - Tuesday 21 November 2017 3 PM EST
dpaul at fsu.edu
Tue Nov 21 00:22:37 CET 2017
Hoping to see you tomorrow (that's Tuesday 21 November) for Darwin Core
Hour: Audubon Core and 3D Biodiversity Data.
Date: Tuesday 21 November 2017
Time: 3pm EST, 12pm PST, 5pm ART, 9pm CET, 20:00 UTC
Gary Motz - Chief Information Officer and Assistant Director for
Information Services, Indiana Geological and Water Survey
Doug Boyer - Assistant Professor, Department of Evolutionary
Anthropology, Duke University; MorphoSource
Moderator - Holly Little, Informatics Manager, Paleobiology Collections,
See you soon!
Deb, et al on the Darwin Core Hour Team
Link to how to get the most out of Adobe Connect
Please use headsets for best experience.
On 2017-11-15 12:59 PM, Deborah Paul wrote:
> Hello to all BID folks!
> Got 3D data and image files? Or maybe you will in the future. How are
> you sharing, storing, and managing this information? Wondering what
> others are doing to make media, and 3D in particular, more accessible?
> From the scientific collections perspective, please join us for our
> upcoming Darwin Core Hour Webinar: Audubon Core and 3D Biodiversity
> Data: Metadata, Practice, and Unification of Efforts
> We encourage people to bring or submit questions for discussion
> section of webinar. https://bit.ly/dwchour-input
> Date: Tuesday 21 November 2017
> Time: 3pm EST, 12pm PST, 5pm ART, 9pm CET, 20:00 UTC
> Where: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room
> Abstract: A growing mode of digitization of natural history collection
> objects is 3D digitization, which includes three main acquisition
> techniques: surface scanning (structured light or laser scanners),
> volumetric scanning (microCT or MRI), and photogrammetry (structure
> from motion). There is now burgeoning interest in and tremendous need
> for describing 3D data files with standard vocabularies in the
> interest of promoting broad accessibility and long-term digital
> preservation. Audubon Core is an existing vocabulary and extension to
> DarwinCore that is used to describe digital media files representing
> natural history objects. It is not an entirely new vocabulary with
> many terms borrowed from Dublin Core, Darwin Core and more. It also
> intended to describe different kinds of digital data representing
> different creation methods and file formats. We overview several
> different 3D data collection modalities specifying the details needed
> for understanding how 3D data was generated and processed. We
> investigate the utility of Audubon Core for describing these 3D
> modalities. Questions we ask are which existing terms can be used for
> describing new 3D modalities, whether new terms are needed, whether
> certain 3D modalities need specific terms not applicable to other
> modalities, what 3D data formats should be emphasized for preservation
> and access, and how to pursue formally acquiring new terms either
> through creation of new vocabularies or extending existing ones.
> Gary Motz - Chief Information Officer and Assistant Director for
> Information Services, Indiana Geological and Water Survery
> Doug Boyer - Assistant Professor, Department of Evolutionary
> Anthropology, Duke University; MorphoSource
> Moderator - Holly Little, Informatics Manager, Paleobiology
> Collections, Smithsonian
> Relevant links
> Darwin Core Hour Series Abstract:
> Darwin Core has become a broadly-used standard for biodiversity data
> sharing since its inception as a standard by the organization
> Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) in 2009. Despite, or because
> of, its popularity, people trying to use the standard continue to have
> questions about how to use Darwin Core and associated extensions. This
> webinar series looks at open questions related to Darwin Core. Though
> the topic is broad, individual chapters in the series will focus on
> specific topics to any adequate level of depth. We encourage people to
> bring or submit questions and to have open discussions in each webinar
> (https://bit.ly/dwchour-input). See
> https://github.com/tdwg/dwc-qa/wiki/Webinars for our webinar resources.
> See you soon!
> Deborah Paul from iDigBio, and the DwC Hour Team
> Link to how to get the most out of Adobe Connect
> Please use headsets for best experience.
-- Upcoming iDigBio Events https://www.idigbio.org/calendar
-- Deborah Paul, iDigBio Digitization and Workforce Training Specialist
iDigBio -- Steering Committee Member, SPNHC Liaison and Member-At-Large, SYNTHESYS3 Representative
Institute for Digital Information, 234 LSB
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
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