DataONE's mission and funding orient it currently towards a certain profile, as characterized below, but this profile is not meant to be limiting. If you are unsure of whether your organization can benefit from joining the DataONE community as a Member Node, please contact us.
Characteristics of a potential DataONE Member Node organization
- Existing earth science domain repositories
- Existing Data Centers within the earth science domain
- Long-term projects and research activities wishing to share, access, and preserve data
- Organizations/Institutions establishing data infrastructures to manage scientific research data
- Organizations with computing and storage capabilities to augment the DataONE cyberinfrastructure
- Organizations/Institutions with expertise in eco- informatics research and applications