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Data Conservancy

NSFThis project is funded by NSF.


The Data Conservancy will build an infrastructure to manage digital information and enable ease of access within and across disciplines.


The Data Conservancy is a collaborative effort that involves individuals from several institutions, with Johns Hopkins University serving as the sponsor and lead. Sayeed Choudhury, associate dean of Johns Hopkins University libraries, is the overall project PI; Ruth Duerr is PI and Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa is Co-PI for the University of Colorado component of the project.

Project Summary

NSIDC will participate in five main areas of Data Conservancy activities by

  1. Ensuring that Data Conservancy activities are informed by and interoperable with the existing and developing national and international frameworks in the geosciences (infrastructure)
  2. Supporting and participating in the information science and computer science research programs as applied to the earth sciences (IS/CS)
  3. Participating in the broader impacts program
  4. Leading the Data Conservancy communications plan for the earth science community and assisting in the development of the overall communications and branding strategy
  5. Leading the earth sciences working group activities (Science Definition Group).

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