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<<<!!!<<< The ZACAT server is end-of-life The ZACAT server is EOL and has been taken offline. The software driving the portal has been unmaintained for several years and could no longer be reasonably sustained. We have expanded to include information on the studies' variable level where available, which is a superset of the studies in ZACAT. Please use the variable search on to identify and download datasets. >>>!!!>>>
Human biomaterial banks (short: biobanks) are collections of human body substances (i.e. blood, DNA, urine or tissue) connected with disease specific information. This allow for research of relations between deseases and underlying (molecular) modifications and paves the way for developing target-oriented therapies ("personalized medicine"). The biobank material arises from samples taken for therapeutical or diagnostic reasons or is extracted in the context of clinical trials. An approval for usage by the patient is always needed prior to any research activities.
SAHFOS is an internationally funded independent research non-profit organisation responsible for the operation of the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey. As a large-scale global survey, it provides the scientific and policy communities with a basin-wide and long-term measure of the ecological health of marine plankton. Established in 1931, the CPR Survey is the longest running, most geographically extensive marine ecological survey in the world. It has a considerable database of marine plankton and associated metadata that is used by researchers and policy makers to examine strategically important science pillars such as climate change, human health, fisheries, biodiversity, pathogens, invasive species, ocean acidification and natural capital. The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey has merged with the Marine Biological Association. Today the Survey is operated by the Marine Biological Association, based in Plymouth, UK.
The GeoPortal.rlp allows the central search and visualization of geo data. Inside the geo data infrastructure of Rhineland-Palatinate the GeoPortal.rlp inherit the central duty a service orientated branch exchange between user and offerer of geo data. The GeoPortal.rlp establishes the access to geo data over the electronic network. The GeoPortal.rlp was brought on line on January, 8th 2007 for the first time, on February, 2nd 2011 it occured a site-relaunch.
>>>!!!<<< 2019-01: Global Land Cover Facility goes offline see ; no more access to >>>!!!<<< The Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) provides earth science data and products to help everyone to better understand global environmental systems. In particular, the GLCF develops and distributes remotely sensed satellite data and products that explain land cover from the local to global scales.
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National Human Brain Bank for Development and Function was originally established in 2012 by the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences as a public interest institution dedicated to the preservation and research of human brain tissues based on the volunteer donor station of Peking Union Medical College. In 2019, it was officially recognised by the Ministry of Science and Technology as a national science and technology resource platform: National Human Brain Bank for Development and Function. Since its establishment, the Concordia Brain Bank has accepted and preserved more than two hundred and seventy whole brain tissue samples. While conducting its own research on the standardisation of brain banks, neuropathology and various histologies related to human brain ageing and dementia, it has also developed and published the Standardised Operational Protocol for Human Brain Tissue Banks in China for more than ten universities in China, and has provided valuable human brain tissue samples for a number of research groups in our own institutions and other units in China, which has strongly supported brain science and brain disease research in China. As a national resource platform, we will continue to aim to support and lead brain science research in China and make positive contributions to maintaining brain health and defeating brain diseases.
BCCM/ITM is a collection of well documented mycobacteria, characterized by phenotypic and/or genotypic tests. While having an emphasis on (drug-resistant) M. tuberculosis complex, BCCM/ITM comprises more than 90 mycobacterial species from human, animal and environmental origin from all continents.
BCCM/IHEM is a fungal culture collection specialized in medical and veterinary mycology. About 16.000 strains of yeasts and moulds are available from all over the world: pathogens, allergenic species, strains producing mycotoxins, reference strains, teaching material, etc. It also comprises the Raymond Vanbreuseghem collection and the collection of Janssen Pharmaceutica. The BCCM/IHEM collection makes strains or their genomic DNA publicly available for medical, pharmaceutical and biological research, as well as for method validation, testing or educational purposes. Deposits of strains for public access are free of charge for the depositor. The collection also accept safe and patent deposits, and offers a range of services including trainings in mycology and identifications of strains. Moreover, BCCM/IHEM has expertise in fungal taxonomy, in MALDI-TOF MS identification of moulds and yeasts as well as in genomics (whole genome sequencing of fungal strains, phylogenomics, phylogenetics).
The CDC Data Catalogue describes the Climate Data of the DWD and provides access to data, descriptions and access methods. Climate Data refers to observations, statistical indices and spatial analyses. CDC comprises Climate Data for Germany, but also global Climate Data, which were collected and processed in the framework of international co-operation. The CDC Data Catalogue is under construction and not yet complete. The purposes of the CDC Data Catalogue are: to provide uniform access to climate data centres and climate datasets of the DWD to describe the climate data according to international metadata standards to make the catalogue information available on the Internet to support the search for climate data to facilitate the access to climate data and climate data descriptions
Exposures in the period from conception to early childhood - including fetal growth, cell division, and organ functioning - may have long-lasting impact on health and disease susceptibility. To investigate these issues the Danish National Birth Cohort (Better health in generations) was established. A large cohort of pregnant women with long-term follow-up of the offspring was the obvious choice because many of the exposures of interest cannot be reconstructed with suffcient validity back in time. The study needed to be large, and the aim was to recruit 100,000 women early in pregnancy, and to continue follow-up for decades. Exposure information was collected by computer-assisted telephone interviews with the women twice during pregnancy and when their children were six and 18 months old. Participants were also asked to fill in a self-administered food frequency questionnaire in mid-pregnancy. Furthermore, a biological bank has been set up with blood taken from the mother twice during pregnancy and blood from theumbilical cord taken shortly after birth.
DSpace@MIT is a service of the MIT Libraries to provide MIT faculty, researchers and their supporting communities stable, long-term storage for their digital research and teaching output and to maximize exposure of their content to a world audience. DSpace@MIT content includes conference papers, images, peer-reviewed scholarly articles, preprints, technical reports, theses, working papers, research datasets and more. This collection of more than 60,000 high-quality works is recognized as among the world's premier scholarly repositories and receives, on average, more than 1 million downloads per month.
The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines—both formal and informal, institutional and individual, in local, state, national, and international educational settings. The NSDL collection contains structured descriptive information (metadata) about web-based educational resources held on other sites by their providers. These providers have contribute this metadata to NSDL for organized search and open access to educational resources via this website and its services.
Copernicus is a European system for monitoring the Earth. Copernicus consists of a complex set of systems which collect data from multiple sources: earth observation satellites and in situ sensors such as ground stations, airborne and sea-borne sensors. It processes these data and provides users with reliable and up-to-date information through a set of services related to environmental and security issues. The services address six thematic areas: land monitoring, marine monitoring, atmosphere monitoring, climate change, emergency management and security. The main users of Copernicus services are policymakers and public authorities who need the information to develop environmental legislation and policies or to take critical decisions in the event of an emergency, such as a natural disaster or a humanitarian crisis. Based on the Copernicus services and on the data collected through the Sentinels and the contributing missions , many value-added services can be tailored to specific public or commercial needs, resulting in new business opportunities. In fact, several economic studies have already demonstrated a huge potential for job creation, innovation and growth.
<<<!!!<<< The database is no longer available from 1st July 2018 >>>!!!>>> CRYSTMET was previously included in the NCDS as part of CrystalWorks. Unfortunately we are no longer able to license the CRYSTMET database for access through the NCDS. Therefore the database will no longer be accessible from 1st July 2018. >>>> CRYSTMET contains chemical, crystallographic and bibliographic data together with associated comments regarding experimental details for each study. It is a database of critically evaluated crystallographic data for metals, including alloys, intermetallics and minerals.Using these data, a number of associated files are derived, a major one being a parallel file of calculated powder patterns. These derived data are included within the CRYSTMET product.
The Wolfram Data Repository is a public resource that hosts an expanding collection of computable datasets, curated and structured to be suitable for immediate use in computation, visualization, analysis and more. Building on the Wolfram Data Framework and the Wolfram Language, the Wolfram Data Repository provides a uniform system for storing data and making it immediately computable and useful. With datasets of many types and from many sources, the Wolfram Data Repository is built to be a global resource for public data and data-backed publication.
META-SHARE, the open language resource exchange facility, is devoted to the sustainable sharing and dissemination of language resources (LRs) and aims at increasing access to such resources in a global scale. META-SHARE is an open, integrated, secure and interoperable sharing and exchange facility for LRs (datasets and tools) for the Human Language Technologies domain and other applicative domains where language plays a critical role. META-SHARE is implemented in the framework of the META-NET Network of Excellence. It is designed as a network of distributed repositories of LRs, including language data and basic language processing tools (e.g., morphological analysers, PoS taggers, speech recognisers, etc.). Data and tools can be both open and with restricted access rights, free and for-a-fee.
>>>!!!<<< On June 1, 2020, the Academic Seismic Portal repositories at UTIG were merged into a single collection hosted at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Content here was removed July 1, 2020. Visit the Academic Seismic Portal @LDEO!!/collection/Seismic#summary ( >>>!!!<<<
Survey of India, The National Survey and Mapping Organization of the country under the Department of Science & Technology, is the OLDEST SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVT. OF INDIA. It was set up in 1767 and has evolved rich traditions over the years. In its assigned role as the nation's Principal Mapping Agency, Survey of India bears a special responsibility to ensure that the country's domain is explored and mapped suitably, provide base maps for expeditious and integrated development and ensure that all resources contribute with their full measure to the progress, prosperity and security of our country now and for generations to come. The history of the Survey of India dates back to the 18th Century. Forerunners of army of the East India Company and Surveyors had an onerous task of exploring the unknown. Bit by bit the tapestry of Indian terrain was completed by the painstaking efforts of a distinguished line of Surveyors such as Mr. Lambton and Sir George Everest. It is a tribute to the foresight of such Surveyors that at the time of independence the country inherited a survey network built on scientific principles. The great Trigonometric series spanning the country from North to South East to West are some of the best geodetic control series available in the world. The scientific principles of surveying have since been augmented by the latest technology to meet the multidisciplinary requirement of data from planners and scientists. Organized into only 5 Directorates in 1950, mainly to look after the mapping needs of Defense Forces in North West and North East, the Department has now grown into 22 Directorates spread in approx. all parts (states) of the country to provide the basic map coverage required for the development of the country. Its technology, latest in the world, has been oriented to meet the needs of defense forces, planners and scientists in the field of geo-sciences, land and resource management. Its expert advice is being utilized by various Ministries and undertakings of Govt. of India in many sensitive areas including settlement of International borders, State boundaries and in assisting planned development of hitherto under developed areas. Faced with the requirement of digital topographical data, the department has created three Digital Centers during late eighties to generate Digital Topographical Data Base for the entire country for use in various planning processes and creation of geographic information system. Its specialized Directorates such as Geodetic and Research Branch, and Indian Institute of Surveying & Mapping (erstwhile Survey Training Institute) have been further strengthened to meet the growing requirement of user community. The department is also assisting in many scientific programs of the Nation related to the field of geo-physics, remote sensing and digital data transfers.
BenchSci is a free platform designed to help biomedical research scientists quickly and easily identify validated antibodies from publications. Using various filters including techniques, tissue, cell lines, and more, scientists can find out published data along with the antibody that match specific experimental contexts within seconds. Free registration & access for academic research scientists.
Since January 2012, two previously independent resources called "ViFaArt – Virtual Library for Contemporary Art" and " – Virtual Library for Art History" have been joint together, forming a new service called This unique union makes it now possible to research the whole subject spectrum belonging to Art History. The special interest collection of Art History focuses on Medieval and Early European Art History, including art influenced by Europe in the USA, Canada and Australia, continuing chronologically from the Early Christian era until 1945. The special interest collection of Contemporary Art continues the art historical subject spectrum to include European and North American Art History from 1945. contains text and image resources as well as comprehensive, academically relevant information dealing with all media from the Middle Ages up to the present. pools the resources and know-how of the responsible partner institutions, thus making this portal an essential forum for research and teaching.
BCCM/MUCL is a generalist fungal culture collection of over 30000 filamentous fungi, yeasts and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi including type, reference and test strains. It provides curated documentation and information on these bioresourced in its database. The collections activities include the distribution of its holdings, the accession of new material in its public, safe and patent domains, and services valorising its holdings and/or expertise to cultivate, isolate and identify fungal diversity in natural and anthropological ecosystems, agro-food (food and feed transformation and spoilage), and fungal-plant interactions.
Standard, reference material is used for measurement process control and reliability evaluation of measurement results, and plays a key role in important fields such as food safety, international and domestic trade, medicine and health, and environmental monitoring. In order to realize the efficient use and sharing of reference material resources in the whole society, the Institute of Chemistry of China Institute of Metrology (formerly the National Reference Material Research Center), with the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology, launched the "National Reference Material Information Service" at the end of 2003.
Health Data Nova Scotia (HDNS), is a data repository based in the Faculty of Medicine's, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University, focused on supporting data driven research for a healthier Nova Scotia. HDNS facilitates research and innovation in Nova Scotia by providing access to linkable administrative health data and analysis for research and health service assessment purposes in a secure, controlled environment, while respecting the privacy and confidentiality of Nova Scotians.