The Organization for Tropical Studies NeoTropical Data Center (OTS-NDC) is a major generator of data on tropical and subtropical ecosystems. By participating in the DataONE network, OTS-NDC now exposes more than 600,000 records of meteorological data to the broader DataONE community, contributing to a total of 38TB of data available through DataONE across 42 member nodes. OTS works to encourage researchers to share important resources, including long-term and new data sets.
The Winter 2017/8 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:
"The State of Open Data 2017" - Bill Michener, PI editorial
Featured Resource: DataONE Brochures
Member Node Description: the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative
Outreach Update: Make Data Count
The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC) archives, synthesizes, and utilizes forest ecosystem information, as well as facilitating networks and providing tools to understand and monitor the health and management of forested ecosystems across the region. FEMC serves the northeast temperate forest region through improved understanding of long-term trends, annual conditions, and interdisciplinary relationships of the physical, chemical, and biological components of forested ecosystems.
The University of Illinois at Chicago continues its long-standing relationship with DataONE by offering replication services to the community.
The Research Workspace has joined DataONE as a Member Node, making it easy for Research Workspace users to export and archive their project data to the DataONE Network. The Research Workspace is a web-based platform that allows scientific researchers and organizations to manage their projects and data products through the entire data management lifecycle.
The Summer 2017 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:
"The Long and Winding Road ... to Open Science" - Bill Michener, PI editorial
Working Group Focus: Becoming a Member Node
Member Node Description: the Environmental Data Initiative
The Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) is a National Science Foundation-funded effort to support the curation, archival and management of data generated from projects in the NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology (DEB). Programs served include, but are not limited to, Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB), Organization for Biological Field Stations (OBFS), and Macrosystems Biology (MSB).
The Winter 2016/7 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:
"Crowd Sourcing the Harvest of Federal Data " A guest editorial
A message from the DUG Chairs
Member Node Description: the Arctic Data Center
Featured Resource: EEVA
Working Group Focus: Community Engagement and Outreach
The Digital Archaeological Record joins the DataONE federation, providing links to long-term data on human adaptations and the environment.