If you need a DOI for a NERC funded dataset to support a journal paper, please apply to the NERC data centre for the DOI rather than using another repository. Free curation of the dataset is provided by NERC in almost all cases.
If your dataset is complete and cleaned, do not wait until the end of the programme if you can archive it now. A DOI will be issued when a dataset is archived so the procedure below should be followed.
DOI requests should be made via the HMTF Data Manager, Balram Dhakal, firstname.lastname@example.org. Before contacting the HMTF Data Manager, please download and complete the following documents as much as possible. However, make contact as soon as possible to avoid urgent DOI requests.
You will also need to provide the following metadata: