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AGU 2017 Call for Abstracts: Sessions on Trustworthy Data Repositories

AGU 2017 Call for Abstracts: Sessions on Trustworthy Data Repositories

The AGU 2017 Fall meeting (New Orleans, USA, 11-15 December 2017) will include many sessions of interest to the WDS Community including some co-convened by WDS. Please consider a submission to the selected sessions listed below.  Of particular interest are the below session listed in the Earth and Space Science Informatics focus group dealing with data repositories and data sharing. IN057 and ...

Calling all Early Career Researchers and Young Scientists

Calling all Early Career Researchers and Young Scientists

The World Data System (WDS) is a body of the International Council for Science (ICSU) that helps to coordinate and supports research data centres and date services worldwide. Our activities span all disciplines, and are designed to ensure that research data are preserved and openly disseminated to safeguard the integrity of science. WDS is also concerned with the availability to scientists and ...

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2017: Call for Nominations Open!

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2017: Call for Nominations Open!

The Call for Nominations for the 2017 WDS Data Stewardship Award is now open. This annual prize celebrates the exceptional contributions of early career researchers to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations. The winner, selected by the WDS Scientific Committee, will be presented with ...

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the WDS International Technology Office

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the WDS International Technology Office

ICSU-WDS developed a vision in its  Strategic Plan 2014–2018  that involves significant contributions to the Global Research Data Infrastructure (GRDI), including to support elements of such GRDI on its own. Over the last 6 years, we made significant advances to establish an internationally recognized  core certification for data repositories  and build a community of excellence for scientific ...

Selected Papers from SCOSTEP–WDS Workshop Published in EPS Special Issue

We are pleased to report that six papers presented at the SCOSTEP–WDS Workshop on 'Global Data Activities for the Study of Solar–Terrestrial Variability' (28–30 September 2015; Tokyo, Japan) have been published in a special issue of the Earth, Planet and Space (EPS) journal under the title Global Data Systems for the Study of Solar–Terrestrial Variability . Full texts of the six papers can ...

OpenAIRE and WDS Announce Cooperation to Advance Open Science

OpenAIRE and WDS Announce Cooperation to Advance Open Science

OpenAIRE  and ICSU-WDS today proudly announce the signing of an agreement to strengthen existing collaborations in the field of research data and to further develop joint activities to support the Open Science agenda. A Memorandum of Understanding signed between the organizations clearly states their intention to coordinate efforts in areas of mutual interest.  Press Release