Ecosystems.data.gov and EcoINFORMA

A new Data.gov community (Ecosystems.data.gov) has been launched to serve as an entry point for access to the U.S. Ecoinformatics-based Open Resources and Machine Accessibility (EcoINFORMA) initiative, including the EcoINFORMA data resource hubs (Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Land Cover Dynamics), … Continued

Water Resources Resilience

The Water theme, one of several themes of climate.data.gov, was recently launched. The Water theme provides data and resources to facilitate the understanding of climate change impacts on water resources and to help communities and governments develop plans and policies … Continued

Food Resilience Theme Adds Seven Datasets

In a continued effort to provide key datasets that are aimed at developing resilience to climate change and fortifying food production, seven additional datasets are now available in the food resilience theme. Those include: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Germplasm Resources Information Network Farm Program Atlas Climate Prediction Center (CPC) U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook (SDO) 2012 Census of Agriculture World Agricultural ProductionContinued

NASA Launches Earth Science Challenges with OpenNEX Cloud Data

NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency’s Earth science satellites. The challenges will use the Open NASA Earth Exchange. OpenNEX is a data, supercomputing and knowledge … Continued