Samples dot Earth

connecting data to the physical world


This is an un-vetted overview of some of the actions a publisher may need to do to be part of the IGSN2040 sprint. Some of these items will be required, others will not be.

The sprint will be a test of the flow of information through a new proposed architecture. It will provide an opportunity for providers and indexers to find issues and points that need clarification. For reference providers can reference the ESIP Science on Schema recommendations for type Dataset as an idea of the type of guidance that could be developed for the samples community.


As part of the sprint we will testing harvesting the resources exposed for the sprint. There are many tools and approaches for doing this. One we will use is the EarthCube Gleaner package (

The release used in this screencast is v 2.1.18 and can be found at: