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Find data from affiliated member repositories


Make the most of your data with supporting tools and services


Access materials and resources to support learning in good data management practices

What is DataONE?

DataONE is a community driven project providing access to data across multiple member repositories, supporting enhanced search and discovery of Earth and environmental data. DataONE promotes best practices in data management through responsive educational resources and materials... more

Upcoming Event

Join us at the Upcoming DataONE Users Group Meeting this July

The DataONE Users Group (DUG) meeting theme "Expanding Data Networks" will focus on the new challenges and efforts in making data accessible, discoverable, and deliverable. The community will learn about ways to work with DataONE, inform the development of DataONE products and services and provide peer education and networking in the areas of data management, preservation, sharing and education.

Dates: July 17th - 18th (Co-located with ESIP)

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About DataONE Search

Information on methods to search data within the DataONE federation of Member Nodes.


Examples and best practices for how to cite data discovered through DataONE and also citing DataONE resources.


Includes information on finding an appropriate Member Node for submission of data.

working with data

Through a distributed framework and sustainable cyberinfrastructure DataONE is able to provide the resources to meets the needs of science and society for open, persistent, robust, and secure access to well-described and easily discovered Earth observational data.

Investigator Toolkit

Compendium of familiar tools and extensions designed to interface with DataONE.

Data Life Cycle

A high level overview of the stages involved in successful management and preservation of data for use and reuse.

Software Tools Catalog

A comprehensive, searchable database of software tools that will facilitate your research, a complied and edited by members of the DataONE network.


Member Nodes

DataONE comprises a distributed network of data centers, science networks or organizations. These organizations can expose their data within the DataONE network through the implementation of the DataONE Member Node service interface. In addition to scientific data, Member Nodes can provide computing resources, or services such as data replication, to the DataONE community.

Benefits to Member Nodes

A brief summary of the primary benefits of becoming a DataONE Member Node.

General Requirements

Characteristics and general requirements of Member Nodes.

Become a Member Node

Overview of the four phases of deployment with links to detailed documentation.

Current Member Nodes Summary


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Current Member Nodes

NMEPSCoR Member Node

The EPSCoR data collection provides access to the full range of NM EPSCoR program research data...

Online with DataONE: 05/26/2015
CLO eBird Member Node

Cornell Lab of Ornithology eBird collects observational data on birds from around the world with a...

Online with DataONE: 07/01/2013
Pisco Member Node

The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans is a long-term ecosystem research...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
RGD Member Node

Regional and global biogeochemical dynamics data can be used to improve our understanding of the...

Online with DataONE: 2014-11-24
LTER Europe Member Node

DataONE LTER Europe Member Node Implemented in Metacat

Online with DataONE: 06/18/2014
SANParks Member Node

The South African National Park Data Repository is the primary source for comprehensive information...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
TFRI Member Node

The Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI) data catalog contains research data from various...

Online with DataONE: 06/18/2013
TERN Member Node

The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) connects ecosystem scientists and enables them to...

Online with DataONE: 06/23/2014
Minnesota Population Center Member Node

The Minnesota Population Center disseminates integrated census and survey data from the U.S. and...

Online with DataONE: 12/19/2014
Gulf of Alaska Data Portal

The Gulf of Alaska Data Portal archives environmental observations arising from monitoring and...

Online with DataONE: 11/15/2013
Ecological Society of America

The data sets registered here are associated with articles published in the journals of the...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012

The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) manages the world's largest...

Online with DataONE: 03/31/2016
KNB Member Node

The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB) is a national network intended to facilitate...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
Dryad Digital Repository

Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed scientific and medical...

Online with DataONE: 02/22/2014

The Nevada Research Data Center is dedicated to providing services and curation for project-level...

Online with DataONE: 01/05/2016
LTER Member Node

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Member Node's content represents the...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
Environmental Data for the Oak Ridge Area

Environmental Data for the Oak Ridge Area (EDORA), including the Walker Branch Watershed. These...

Online with DataONE: 2014-11-24
USA NPN Member Node

DataONE member node hosting annual phenology datasets for the USA-NPN.

Online with DataONE: 01/28/2014
EDAC Member Node

Earth Data Analysis Center's (EDAC) Geographical Storage, Transformation and Retrieval Engine...

Online with DataONE: 06/23/2014
Northwest Knowledge Network

The Northwest Knowledge Network (NKN) is a unit within the University of Idaho (UI) Office of...

Online with DataONE: 03/28/2016
SEAD Member Node

SEAD Virtual Archive is part of the SEAD DataNet project []. SEAD Virtual...

Online with DataONE: 12/18/2013
IoE Member Node

The Montana Institute on Ecosystems (IoE) Data Repository archives and manages ecological research...

Online with DataONE: 08/13/2014
PPBio Member Node

The Research Program on Biodiversity (PPBio) was created in 2004 with the aims of furthering...

Online with DataONE: 05/17/2016
GLEON Member Node

Data archive for the Global Lakes Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON), an international...

Online with DataONE: 03/10/2015
CDL Merritt Member Node

A cross-domain repository for data and metadata provided by the California Digital Library at the...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
University of Kansas - Biodiversity Institute

This DataONE Member Node is operated by The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute. The...

Online with DataONE: 02/20/2014
ONEShare Member Node

A repository for tabular data and metadata created using the Dash tool, sponsored by the California...

Online with DataONE: 10/02/2012
ORNL DAAC Member Node

The ORNL DAAC archives data produced by NASA's Terrestrial Ecology Program. The DAAC provides...

Online with DataONE: 07/23/2012
IARC Member Node

IARC Data Archive (IDA) GeoNetwork Portal's purpose is: To improve access to and integrated...

Online with DataONE: 05/13/2015

DataONE Users Group

The DataONE Users Group (DUG) is the worldwide community of Earth observation data authors, users, and diverse stakeholders that makeup the DataONE partnership communities. The primary function of the DUG is to represent the needs and interests of these communities in the activities of DataONE. In particular, the DUG provides guidance that facilitates DataONE in achieving its vision and mission.

Join the DUG

Learn more about the DUG and how to join us.

DUG Meeting Information

Information on previous and upcoming annual DUG meetings.



Education is integral to DataONE and spans formal graduate-level training in research and cyber-infrastructure development, to developing informal inquiry-based education modules that allow students of all ages to ask their own specific questions.

DataONE Learn

Screencast Tutorials

Short (~1min) "how-to" video tutorials detailing individual steps for various DataONE tools and services.

Training Events

Details of previous and upcoming training activities held by DataONE.

Data Management Modules

Education modules in powerpoint format that are available to download and incorporate into your teaching materials. Materials are licensed as CC0 and you may enhance and reuse for your own purposes.

DataONE Webinar Series

A monthly webinar series comprising relevant and cutting-edge topics such as open science, the role of the data lifecycle, and achieving innovative science through shared data and ground-breaking tools.

Best Practices

A comprehensive, searchable database of best practices for data management and use across the whole Data Life Cycle.

Data Stories

Short real-life vignettes highlighting challenges and successes in data management.