Events

EDI Workshop on “Introduction to publishing environmental data” at Clemson Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science

EDI conducted a workshop on “Introduction to publishing environmental data” at the Clemson Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science on July 23, 2019. This workshop was jointly organized by the Baruch Institute and EDI, with Skip J. van Bloem, the director of the Baruch Institute, recognizing the importance of data publishing for long-term data preservation, making the data discoverable as well as to fulfill the requirements of scientific journals and funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation. For more information please see here.

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EDI information manager, Colin Smith, at  the data publishing workshop at the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science on July 23, 2019.
Technical

Duration-Based Temporal Search: A New EDI Data Portal Search Feature

The Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) technical team is excited to announce an enhancement to its search & discovery interface. Have you ever wanted to discover data packages based on the timespan of their temporal coverages but independent of any particular calendar dates? You can accomplish this by using the EDI Data Portal’s new feature: duration-based temporal search. Continue reading “Duration-Based Temporal Search: A New EDI Data Portal Search Feature”

Community News

2019 Summer LTER Databits (on behalf of the LTER Network Office)

A full slate for the Summer 2019 Databits! Site Bytes makes a triumphant return after a long absence. There is also plenty of information on new initiatives, including upgrades to PASTA, Best Practices for using Zotero to manage bibliographic data, development of a core metabase for metadata management, a chance to catch up on a former colleague, some reports and article reviews and finally, an extended primer on semantic annotation. Enjoy! – John Porter & Sven Bohm, editors