Logo for International Geo Sample Number IGSN is a globally unique and persistent identifier for material samples and specimens. IGSNs are obtained from IGSN e.V. Agents.

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Jens Klump   0000-0001-5911-6022   jklump
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in International Geo Sample Number should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
AU124   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from International Geo Sample Number should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry International Geo Sample Number

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for this resource with 2 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.c7f365
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org logo miriam igsn
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t igsn

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier AU124 is used to demonstrate the providers available for International Geo Sample Number. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
International Geo Sample Number igsn http://igsn.org/AU124
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/igsn:AU124
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/igsn:AU124
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/igsn:AU124