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Topic: Export to Darwin Core format from Recorder 6

I was chatting with Jo Judge and some LERC folks the other day and the topic of Recorder 6 exporting to Darwin Core format came up.

I think this is something Mike Weideli has looked at previously, but I couldn't remember where that got to. Would this be a suitable feature request to feature on the Trello board? It's possibly an idea that we could promote for 'sponsorship', as there are various organisations with a particular interest in facilitating data exchange from Recorder 6 to the NBN Atlas.

(Apologies if this has been addressed previously, and I missed it.)

Clare Blencowe
Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre | Manager
Association of Local Environmental Record Centres | Chair

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Re: Export to Darwin Core format from Recorder 6

Hi

It has been done and system tested. It needed some live testing (see
https://forums.nbn.org.uk/viewtopic.php?id=7353) - Feb 2019, but no one came forward at the time to help.  Recently there have been offers to help with testing, but I am not sure if the NBN are currently in a position to handle the test.

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Mike Weideli
Littlefield Consultancy - IT Consultants

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Re: Export to Darwin Core format from Recorder 6

Thanks for the quick response, Mike. I will ask around and see if we can rustle someone up to help with testing.

Clare Blencowe
Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre | Manager
Association of Local Environmental Record Centres | Chair

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Re: Export to Darwin Core format from Recorder 6

Happy to help with testing. SBIS has about 2.5 million records to export so we should be able to give it a good challenge.

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Re: Export to Darwin Core format from Recorder 6

Hi

As a first step you should be able to download and install the addin (link above). Then give it a try to see if it will actually generate a file from your data.  If it does then we can arrange for it to be submitted to the NBN.

Mike Weideli
Littlefield Consultancy - IT Consultants