Vera Naumova

Head of Department
Vernadsky State Geological Museum of RAS (SGM RAS)

Vera Naumova graduated from the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky. Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences. Worked at the Far Eastern Geological Institute, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok information technologies laboratory. In recent years, works as the head of the department at the State Geological Museum. V.I.Vernadsky RAS, Moscow. Research area - geoinformatics, information technology. The author of more than 130 scientific publications. She is a project manager for the creation of information systems to support and support scientific research in the field of geology.

Open access to the natural history museums' data, their digital analysis and processing for geology.

The goal of SGM RAS IT research is to develop information environment integrating natural history museums' data and services for these data processing facilitating researches in the field of Earth sciences.

Since 2017, SGM RAS develops an Open Access Portal providing access to the museum's collections using advanced methods and technologies. The Portal allows users to receive online big sets of data for research, educational, and other purposes. The sets of data are being organised in correspondence with major museum's collections and research topics.
The standards of metadata and protocols used in the Portal target integration of the museum's data in the worldwide natural science net as well as organisation of the access point to the open data of other Russian natural history museums. Integration of informational resources of these museums will be provided through the access point corresponding with common international standards.

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