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DOI Data Catalog

The definition of open data

Open data is data for which the data format is fully and publicly documented so that the data can be fully and completely accessed no matter what software created the data set. Data accessible via api should also be accessible as a public download in open data formats. Data accessible via api should use publically defined standard protocols (WMS, WFS,etc.) as the primary access method. Vendor - specific apis ...more »

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DOI Data Catalog

provide information on free geospatial tools for citizen science

To increase engagement with the Citizen Scientist community, provide information on free geospatial tools that are available for download. Similar to here, http://www.ncgisconference.com/2013/documents/pdfs/Newcomb_Fri_130.pdf Providing overviews of the software, platform availablity, capabilities,etc for GRASS GIS, QGIS, Saga GIS, metadata tools and open data formats to use when interacting with DOI personnel could ...more »

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