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WDS Annual Report 2012–13

WDS Annual Report 2012–13

The World Data System (WDS) Annual Report prepared by the International Programme Office and covering fiscal year 2012 (1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013) is available for download (PDF).

The IRIS REED Project

The IRIS REED Project

The Regional Exchange of Earthquake Data (REED) Project within the Data Services of the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS; WDS Regular Member) assists seismic networks wishing to share data with IRIS by providing solutions to the technical difficulties involved in that process. We would like to highlight the following article on the REED Project from IRIS' autumn ...

Dr. Evgeny Kharin (6 Feb 1933 – 11 Sep 2013)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Evgeny Kharin on 11 September 2013. Dr. Kharin was the Director of the World Data Centre for Solar–Terrestrial Physics in Moscow for 30 years, and oversaw the Centre's affiliation as a Regular Member of the new ICSU World Data System in 2012. Our sincere condolences go out to Dr. Kharin's family and to all those close to him. A ...

IODE ODP Partnership Centre

IODE ODP Partnership Centre

The International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE; WDS Network Member) held an official ceremony ( press release (PDF)) on 10 September 2013 to inaugurate the Partnership Centre for its Ocean Data Portal (ODP). Hosted by the Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information – World Data Centre (RIHMI–WDC), the ODP aims at providing seamless access to collections and ...

Inaugural WDS Webinar

The inaugural WDS Webinar was given by Dr. Fiona Murphy, the WDS Member Representative of John Wiley and Sons Ltd. (WDS Associate Member) and a member of the WDS Data Publication Working Group. Fiona presented on the outcomes of PREPARDE; a 12-month JISC-funded project that looked to summarize the processes necessary to publish scientific datasets. Read more and watch the recording on the  ...

Community Building Through WDS Webinars

We are pleased to announce that the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) is to introduce a series of WDS Webinars for its Members and beyond. The WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) has instigated this service in response to suggestions during the recent survey  of WDS Members on the Action Items of the  7th WDS-SC Meeting . WDS Members will be encouraged to present on data topics of interest such ...