The information system PANGAEA is operated as an Open Access library aimed at archiving, publishing and distributing georeferenced data from earth system research. The system guarantees long-term availability of its content through a commitment of the operating institutions.
Pangaea is covered by Thomson Reuters Data Citation Index. Pangaea is covered by SCOPUS. Pangaea is covered by Elsevier DataSearch. Data of World Data Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (WDC-MARE) are available via the data library PANGAEA which will be operated as a member of the new WDS (World Data System)