Geoinformatics Links

Use the menu at left to view KGS projects concerning Geoinformatics. The links below are from other agencies and organizations. There are a huge number of digital data site on the internet; these seem to go beyond data to some of the goals of informatics.

Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Research and Education (Acrobat PDF file, 292k)

  • Report from a workshop held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research October 30-November 1, 2002

National Science Foundation Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel Report on Cyberinfrastructure (Revolutionizing Science and Engineering through Cyber-infrastructure)--

Canadian Geoscience Knowledge Network--

Chronos--Interactive Chronostratigraphy and Stratigraphic Databases--

CUAHSI--Consortium of Universities for Advancement of Hydrologic Science--

COMPRES--Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences--

CORE--Consortium for Ocean Leadership--

Cornell University--Digital Earth--

Dept. of Energy Science Grid--

DLESE--Digital Library for Earth System Education--


EarthRef--Earth Reference Data and Models--

Earth Science Photographic Archive from U.S.G.S.--


Earth System Grid--

European Union DataGrid--

FirstGov for Science--

GEON--The GEOsciences Network--


GERM--Geochemical Earth Reference Model--

GPlates--Open Source Plate Tectonics Modeling--


IRIS--Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology--

NCEAS--National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis--

NIH data sharing policy--

NEES--Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation--

NAVDAT--North American Volcanic and Intrusive Rock Database--

OBIS--Ocean Biogeographic Information System--

OneGeology--an international initiative of the geological surveys of the world and a flagship project of the 'International Year of Planet Earth.'--

OPeNDAP--Open-source Project for a Network Data Access Protocol (was Distributed Oceanographic Data System)--

Paleobiology Database-- (not working June 2009)

PetDB--Petrologic Database of the Ocean Floor--