News Report No. 3 (25 March 2011) – Bill Michener, PI
Spring weather seems to be upon us. This past winter was an especially productive time for DataONE and there are many significant activities to report on including: cyberinfrastructure development, Working Groups, the new DataONE Users Group, and the DataONE External Advisory Board. Notably, DataONE underwent a critical 18-month review and passed with flying colors. The Review Panel had many good questions and suggestions for us to consider as we move forward as a project and as a member of the DataNet Federation of DataNet partners. Below, I summarize some of the recent progress and highlight some of the exciting activities on the short-term horizon.