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OpenTopography facilitates community access to high-resolution, Earth science-oriented, topography data, and related tools and resources. The OpenTopography Facility is based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego and is operated in collaboration with colleagues in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. Core operational support for OpenTopography comes from the National Science Foundation Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities Program (EAR/IF) and the Office of Cyberinfrastructure. In addition, we receive funding from the NSF and NASA to support various OpenTopography related research and development activities.
South Australia has considerable potential for petroleum and geothermal energy. The Energy Resources Division provides geoscientific and engineering information and data to support industry exploration and development.
The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is an element of the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The EOSDIS provides science data to a wide community of users for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Since the launch of NASA's first ocean-observing satellite, Seasat, in 1978, PO.DAAC has become the premier data center for measurements focused on ocean surface topography (OST), sea surface temperature (SST), ocean winds, sea surface salinity (SSS), gravity, ocean circulation and sea ice.In addition to providing access to its data holdings, PO.DAAC acts as a gateway to data stored at other ocean and climate archives. This and other tools and services enable PO.DAAC to support a wide user community working in areas such as ocean and climate research, applied science and industry, natural resource management, policy making, and general public consumption.
The Research Data Archive (RDA) at NCAR contains a large and diverse collection of meteorological and oceanographic observations, operational and reanalysis model outputs, and remote sensing datasets to support atmospheric and geosciences research, along with ancillary datasets, such as topography/bathymetry, vegetation, and land use.
The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, which flew aboard NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour during an 11-day mission in 2000, made the first near-global topographical map of Earth, collecting data on nearly 80 percent of Earth's land surfaces. The instrument's design was essentially a modified version of the earlier Shuttle Imaging Radar instruments with a second antenna added to allow for topographic mapping using a technique similar to stereo photography.
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CUGIR is an active online repository in the National Spatial Data Clearinghouse program. CUGIR provides geospatial data and metadata for New York State, with special emphasis on those natural features relevant to agriculture, ecology, natural resources, and human-environment interactions. In order to provide the best possible access to geospatial data for New York State, CUGIR coordinates its activities with those of the New York State GIS Clearinghouse
OpenStreetMap ( is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world. Planet.osm is the OpenStreetMap data in one file.
SedDB complements current geological data systems (PetDB, EarthChem, NavDat and GEOROC) with an integrated compilation of geochemistry of marine and continental sediments. Notice: Content of SedDB has been static since 2014 and will not be updated until further notice.
Archiving data and housing geological collections is an important role the Bureau of Geology plays in improving our understanding of the geology of New Mexico. Aside from our numerous publications, several datasets are available to the public. Data in this repository supplements published papers in our publications. Please refer to both the published material and the repository documentation before using this data. Please cite repository data as shown in each repository listing.
The Seamount Catalog is a digital archive for bathymetric seamount maps from all the oceans that can be viewed and downloaded in various formats. This catalog contains morphological data, sample information, related grid and multibeam data files, as well as user-contributed files that all can be downloaded.
-----<<<<< The repository is no longer available. This record is out-dated. >>>>>----- GEON is an open collaborative project that is developing cyberinfrastructure for integration of 3 and 4 dimensional earth science data. GEON will develop services for data integration and model integration, and associated model execution and visualization. Mid-Atlantic test bed will focus on tectonothermal, paleogeographic, and biotic history from the late-Proterozoicto mid-Paleozoic. Rockies test bed will focus on integration of data with dynamic models, to better understand deformation history. GEON will develop the most comprehensive regional datasets in test bed areas.
The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) is an international collaboration with a current focus on serving the World Climate Research Programme's (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) and supporting climate and environmental science in general. Data is searchable and available for download at the Federated ESGF-CoG Nodes
The Service Centre of the Federal Government for Geo-Information and Geodesy (Dienstleistungszentrum des Bundes für Geoinformation und Geodäsie - DLZ) provides geodetic and geo-topographic reference data of the Federal Government centrally to federal institutions, public administrations, economy, science and citizens. The establishment of the Service Centre is based on the Federal Geographic Reference Data Act (Bundesgeoreferenzdatengesetz − BGeoRG), which came into effect on 1 November 2012. This act regulates use, quality and technology of the geodetic and geo-topographic reference systems, networks and data.
Arachne is the central object-database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI). In 2004 the DAI and the Research Archive for Ancient Sculpture at the University of Cologne (FA) joined the effort to support Arachne as a tool for free internet-based research. Arachne's database design uses a model that builds on one of the most basic assumptions one can make about archaeology, classical archaeology or art history: all activities in these areas can most generally be described as contextualizing objects. Arachne tries to avoid the basic mistakes of earlier databases, which limited their object modeling to specific project-oriented aspects, thus creating separated containers of only a small number of objects. All objects inside Arachne share a general part of their object model, to which a more class-specific part is added that describes the specialised properties of a category of material like architecture or topography. Seen on the level of the general part, a powerful pool of material can be used for general information retrieval, whereas on the level of categories and properties, very specific structures can be displayed.
World Data Center for Solid Earth Physics collects, stores, and disseminates a wide range of data on solid Earth physics disciplines: Seismology, Gravimetry, Heat Flow, Magnetic Measurements (main magnetic field), Archeo- & Paleomagnetism, Recent Movements. These data are used as the basis for fundamental and applied scientific researches and education. The WDC for SEP invites scientists, institutions and other authors and data generators to contribute data to our Center in order to make data more widely available to the scientific community and to safe them.
The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is a national facility for looking after and distributing data concerning the marine environmentWe deal with biological, chemical, physical and geophysical data, and our databases contain measurements of nearly 22,000 different variables. Many of our staff have direct experience of marine data collection and analysis. They work alongside information technology specialists to ensure that data are documented and stored for current and future use.
The National Earth System Science Data Sharing Service Platform is one of the 23 national science and technology infrastructure platforms identified by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Finance as the first batch of platforms. The platform is led by the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Since its construction in 2003, more than 40 domestic and overseas units have participated in the platform construction. National Earth System Science Data Sharing Service Platform main development course: The overall goal of the platform is to integrate and integrate the data resources generated by data center groups, universities, research institutes and scientists in China and abroad, to import international data resources and to receive the data resources generated by major national scientific research projects. Based on this, Processing data products. We will improve standards and operational mechanisms and provide data support for Earth system science research and sustainable socio-economic development through the Earth System Scientific Data Sharing Network Platform and professional service teams. The recent consolidation of data resources required to share the research on land surface systems and human-land relations.