About the Repository

ePIC (electronic Publication Information Center) is the official repository for publications and presentations of Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), a non-profit federally funded research center of Helmholtz Association in Germany (read Imprint). ePIC offers metadata information to every item, and, when available, related documents/archives and supplementary information (links to data archived in PANGAEA and associated research platform and campaign information.

In the context of the Open Archives Inititative , the repository ePIC is an OAI-PMH compliant data provider which uses EPRINTS as software framework. The OAI Base URL for ePIC is: http://epic.awi.de/cgi/oai2

ePIC is an open access repository with all ownership and operation rights reserved to AWI. While efforts are made to ensure information completeness, accuracy and integrity, AWI does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility. No fees or royalties are payable for the use of postprints as long as the source is credited. Indiscriminated automated downloads from ePIC metadata and PDF files are not permitted. Detailed information on ePIC policies can be found at http://epic.awi.de/policies.html

For further questions on ePIC, send email to epic [at] awi.de