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The RRUFF Project is creating a complete set of high quality spectral data from well characterized minerals and is developing the technology to share this information with the world. The collected data provides a standard for mineralogists, geoscientists, gemologists and the general public for the identification of minerals both on earth and for planetary exploration.Electron microprobe analysis is used to determine the chemistry of each mineral.
Scholars' Bank is the open access repository for the intellectual work of faculty, students and staff at the University of Oregon and partner institution collections.
KRISHI Portal is an initiative of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to bring its knowledge resources to all stakeholders at one place. The portal is being developed as a centralized data repository system of ICAR consisting of Technology, Data generated through Experiments/ Surveys/ Observational studies, Geo-spatial data, Publications, Learning Resources etc. For implementation of research data management electronically in ICAR Institutes and digitization of agricultural research, KRISHI (Knowledge based Resources Information Systems Hub for Innovations in Agriculture) Portal has been developed as ICAR Research Data Repository for knowledge management. Data Inventory Repository aims at creating Meta Data Inventory through information related to data availability at Institute level. The portal consists of six repositories viz. technology, publication, experimental data, observational data survey data and geo-portal. The portal can be accessed at During the period of 2016-17, input data on latitude and longitude of all KVKs under this Zone was submitted to the concerned authority to put them in geo-portal. One brainstorming session was organized at this institute for all scientists on its use and uploading information in portal. As per guidelines of the council, various kinds of publications pertaining to this institute were also uploaded in this portal.
Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) Open Data presents a collection of geoscience information for the Northwest Territories. The information is grouped thematically and is ready for use in Excel, ArcMap or Google Earth
SSHADE is an interoperable Solid Spectroscopy database infrastructure ( providing spectral and photometric data obtained by various spectroscopic techniques over the whole electromagnetic spectrum from gamma to radio wavelengths, through X, UV, Vis, IR, and mm ranges. The measured samples include ices, minerals, rocks, organic and carbonaceous materials... and also liquids. They are either synthesized in the laboratory, natural terrestrial analogs collected or measured in the field, or extraterrestrial samples collected on Earth or on planetary bodies: (micro-)meteorites, IDPs, lunar soils... SSHADE contains a set of specialized databases from various research groups, mostly from Europe. It is developed under the H2020 European programs* "Europlanet 2020 RI" and now "Europlanet 2024 RI" with the help of OSUG, CNRS/INSU, IPAG, and CNES. It is hosted by the OSUG data center / Université Grenoble Alpes, France. It can also be searched through the Virtual European Solar and Planetary Access (VESPA) virtual observatory.
MorphoSource is a data repository specialized for 3D representing physical objects used in research in education (e.g., from museum or laboratory collections). It allows researchers and museum collection staff to store and organize, share, and distribute their own 3d data. Furthermore any registered user can immediately search for and download 3d morphological data sets that have been made accessible through the consent of data authors.
AusGeochem is an easy-to-use platform for uploading, visualising, analysing and discovering georeferenced sample information and data produced by various geoscience research institutions such as universities, geological survey agencies and museums. With respect to analytical research laboratories, AusGeochem provides a centralised repository allowing laboratories to upload, archive, disseminate and publish their datasets. The intuitive user interface (UI) allows users to access national publicly funded data quickly through the ability to view an area of interest, synthesise a variety of geochemical data in real-time, and extract the required data, gaining novel scientific insights through multi-method data collation. Lithodat Pty Ltd has integrated built-in data synthesis functions into the platform, such as cumulative age histograms, age vs elevation plots, and step-heating diagrams, allowing for rapid inter-study comparisons. Data can be extracted in multiple formats for re-use in a variety of software systems, allowing for the integration of regional datasets into machine learning and AI systems.
The British Geological Survey (BGS), the world’s oldest national geological survey, has over 400 datasets including environmental monitoring data, digital databases, physical collections (borehole core, rocks, minerals and fossils), records and archives.
The International Ocean Discovery Program’s (IODP) Gulf Coast Repository (GCR) is located in the Research Park on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. This repository stores DSDP, ODP, and IODP cores from the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, and the Southern Ocean. A satellite repository at Rutgers University houses New Jersey/Delaware land cores 150X and 174AX.
Digital Rocks is a data portal for fast storage and retrieval of images of varied porous micro-structures. It has the purpose of enhancing research resources for modeling/prediction of porous material properties in the fields of Petroleum, Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as Geology. This platform allows managing and preserving available images of porous materials and experiments performed on them, and any accompanying measurements (porosity, capillary pressure, permeability, electrical, NMR and elastic properties, etc.) required for both validation on modeling approaches and the upscaling and building of larger (hydro)geological models. Starting September 2021 we charge fees for publishing larger projects; projects < 2GB remain free: see user agreement
GRID-Geneva is a unique platform providing analyses and solutions for a wide range of environmental issues. GRID-Geneva serves primarily the needs of its three institutional partners - UNEP, the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and the University of Geneva (UniGe) - which are linked by an ongoing, multi-year “Partnership Agreement”, along with other local-to-global stakeholders. GRID-Geneva is also a bilingual English and French centre and the key francophone link within the global GRID network of centres. GRID-Geneva is a key centre of geo-spatial know-how, with strengths in GIS, IP/remote sensing and statistical analyses, integrated through modern spatial data infrastructures and web applications. Working at the interface between scientific information and policy/decision-making, GRID-Geneva also helps to develop capacities in these fields of expertise among target audiences, countries and other groups.
The ASTER Project consists of two parts, each having a Japanese and a U.S. component. Mission operations are split between Japan Space Systems (J-spacesystems) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in the U.S. J-spacesystems oversees monitoring instrument performance and health, developing the daily schedule command sequence, processing Level 0 data to Level 1, and providing higher level data processing, archiving, and distribution. The JPL ASTER project provides scheduling support for U.S. investigators, calibration and validation of the instrument and data products, coordinating the U.S. Science Team, and maintaining the science algorithms. The joint Japan/U.S. ASTER Science Team has about 40 scientists and researchers. Data access via NASA Reverb, ASTER Japan site, earth explorer, GloVis,GDEx and LP DAAC. See here In Addition data are availabe through the newly implemented ASTER Volcano archive (AVA) .
The GSA Data Repository is an open file in which authors of articles in our journals can place information that supplements and expands on their article. These supplements will not appear in print but may be obtained from GSA.
The TerMEx program addresses, within the framework of circum-Mediterranean cooperation, two sets of major challenges: (1) the scientific challenges of the Mediterranean deep Earth dynamics, its basin deposits and its interactions with climate, and (2) the societal challenges associated with natural hazards, resources and climate change. The database aims at documenting, storing and distributing the data produced or used by the TerMEx community. This community is not exclusive and we encourage researchers of associated and related programs in the Mediterranean (e.g. Actions Marges and ESF-TopoMed) to join-in the community.
This hub supports the geospatial modeling, data analysis and visualization needs of the broad research and education communities through hosting of groups, datasets, tools, training materials, and educational contents.
The Polar Rock Repository (PRR) at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC) at Ohio State University is an NSF-OPP funded facility that provides access to rock, terrestrial drill core, glacial deposits and marine dredge samples from Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. The polar rock collection and database includes field notes, photos, maps, cores, powder and mineral residues, thin sections, and residues. Rock samples may be borrowed for research by university scientists. Samples may also be borrowed for educational or museum use in the United States.
This data repository contains the experimental data produced at the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source ( in the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC, The repository contains the open data as well as the data under embargoed that can be accessed by the data producers.
<<<!!!<<< The demand for high-value environmental data and information has dramatically increased in recent years. To improve our ability to meet that demand, NOAA’s former three data centers—the National Climatic Data Center, the National Geophysical Data Center, and the National Oceanographic Data Center, which includes the National Coastal Data Development Center—have merged into the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). >>>!!!>>> The National Oceanographic Data Center includes the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC) and the NOAA Central Library, which are integrated to provide access to the world's most comprehensive sources of marine environmental data and information. NODC maintains and updates a national ocean archive with environmental data acquired from domestic and foreign activities and produces products and research from these data which help monitor global environmental changes. These data include physical, biological and chemical measurements derived from in situ oceanographic observations, satellite remote sensing of the oceans, and ocean model simulations.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has, for over 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent. Atmospheric, biosphere, cryosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and Sun-Earth interactions metadata and data are available. Geographic information and collections are highlighted as well. Information and mapping services include a Discovery Metadata System, Data Access System, the Antarctic Digital Database (ADD), Geophysics Data Portal (BAS-GDP), ICEMAR, a fossil database, and the Antarctic Plant Database.
The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 121,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 25,000 permanent plots in New Zealand. The data can be explored online and requested for download. The NVS Databank provides data spanning more than 60 years of indigenous and exotic plant plot records from throughout New Zealand&apos;s terrestrial ecosystems. The physical archive includes plot sheets, maps, and photographs from many years of vegetation surveys. Purpose-built software for entering, validating and summarising data is available. NVS is accorded the status of a Nationally Significant database and upkeep and maintenance is supported by Core funding for Crown Research Institutes from the NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.