Updated: 21 Jun 2021

4.1.1.  PI_NAME

The global attribute PI_NAME contains the data's Principal Investigator's (PI) Name. The PI has the main scientific and/or institutional responsibility for the given data. In general, the PI attributes refer to the instrument/model PI exclusively. In some instances, where no single Principle Investigator exists, the PI_NAME and PI_AFFILIATION(cf. Section 4.1.2) must hold the name of the entity responsible for the instrument/model.



Format: Family name;Given name

Entry: Two semicolon-separated fields

Example: PI_NAME = Retscher;Christian