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The World Data System (WDS) is an Affiliated Body of the International Science Council (ISC)

The mission of the World Data System is to enhance the capabilities, impact and sustainability of our member data repositories and data services by:

creating trusted communities of scientific data repositories

strengthening the scientific enterprise throughout the entire lifecycle of data and all related components creating first-class data that feeds first-class research output

advocating for accessible data and transparent and reproducible science.

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WDS Welcomes Two New Members to the 2024-2027 Scientific Committee

The World Data System is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to their Scientific Committee (SC), as their terms began on 1 July 2024. Join us in sending them a warm welcome and best wishes as they start their new roles. The nomination and selection...

Member Highlights: PANGAEA – Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science

PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science is a joint facility of the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and the Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) at the University of Bremen. Essential...

Member Highlight: Earth Science Information Partners

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) is a nonprofit organization that provides a neutral space for exciting cross-domain collaborations. Created by NASA in 1998, ESIP was formed in response to a National Research Council recommendation calling for the involvement...

WDS Joint Statement on Research Data Endorsement Announcement

World Data System (WDS) is pleased to announce the signing of the Joint Statement on Research Data (joint statement) from the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM), DataCite, and Crossref on making research data easier to...

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WDS represents a worldwide community of excellence for scientific data that ensures the long-term stewardship and provision of quality-assured data and data services to the international science community.

PANGAEA – Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science

Earth Science Information Partners

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