Towards Trusted Data Services: World Data System & Certification
WDS Scientific Committee in SCOSTEP VarSITI Newsletter (Volume 18).
Over the last 20 years, the exchange and availability of research data has undergone a major upheaval with the widespread use of the Internet. Researchers and research organizations, such as those involved in SCOSTEP activities, had obviously not waited for this electronic era to exchange observations, data, and data-products. However, data sharing has been accelerated from a traditional and relational, even personal, transmission mode to a new world of fast online possibilities.