The Staff table includes all scientists (authors, principle investigators, expedition chief scientists) associated with the data or metadata published in PANGAEA.
- Last name: mandatory
- First name: whenever available
- Phone: in the international format +49 471 4831 1220
- e-mail: in lower case letters
- ORCID: if given, personal ORCID number is linked to the metaheader of a data set.
- Institute: whenever available
- URL of a personal home page: if given, URL number of personal home page is linked to the metaheader of a data set.
- Keywords: in some cases required, e.g. to set up a list of project members
Persons defined in the staff list can have relations to the
- Campaign to define a chief scientist
- PI related to data series
- Authors of references or data sets
- Sample table
A "global" personal identifier (PID, PND) is under discussion: