The repeated offer by (M. Diepenbroek & H. Grobe) includes:
Long-term archiving of all EPD data in PANGAEA, with updates of new data sets or new versions of existing data sets
All data sets in PANGAEA get persistent identifiers (DOI) and can be published and made citable
Extension of the EPD data inventory by relevant data in PANGAEA (e.g. German pollen data), updates can be downloaded at any time. We could also supply a specific feed for this purpose giving the info on new pollen data sets in PANGAEA
Long-term archiving is provided free of charge and includes; the technical operation of the system; the provision of DOI for each data set; the availability of all data through portals; search engines and library catalogs; and the archiving of new data sets.