COUNCIL OF DATA FACILITIES
The Council of Data Facilities (CDF) is a federation of existing and emerging geoscience data facilities that serve as a foundation for EarthCube and related aspects of the cyberinfrastructure for earth system science.
Regular Virtual Meetings
Monthly virtual CDF ESIP Cluster:
3rd Wednesday of month at 3 PM Eastern
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General Assembly Meetings
Oregan State University
July 2022 - July 2024
Scripps Institution of Oceanography-UCSD
July 2022 - July 2024
Enabling FAIR Data
February 25 & 27, 2020. Enabling FAIR Data webinar
2019 Council of Data Facilities (CDF) “Shared Infrastructure” Initiative White Paper
Core Trust Seal Certification -- Cohort of Data Repositories
A cohort of data repositories is being assembled to apply for CoreTrustSeal certification as part of the American Geophysical Union Coalition Enabling FAIR Data Project. CoreTrustSeal certification demonstrates to a repository’s users and funders that they have been evaluated by an independent authority and endorsed for their trustworthiness. Recent Webinars
A data facility is eligible for membership in the Council if it acquires, curates, preserves, and/or disseminates data, software, and/or models for one or more defined communities or disciplines in Council of Data Facilities Charter.
There are four categories of membership in the CDF:
Category A: NSF-funded not-for-profit or academic data facilities
Data Facilities and centers with a substantial portion of their funding and mission associated with the National Science Foundation.
Category B: Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) and other federal, state, and local data facilities.
Data facilities and centers operated by NASA, NOAA, USGS, and other U.S. federal, state, and local agencies.
Category C: International, private, and other not-for-profit or academic data facilities.
Data facilities and centers with a substantial portion of their funding and mission associated with international agencies, private foundations, or other sources.
Category D: Associate members
Professional associations, publishers, commercial entities, foundations, and consortia in the geosciences, cyber sciences, informatics, and related domains; and individuals not affiliated with a data facility, but supportive of the Council.