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Scientific discovery fueled by data commons accessible to everyone.

Our Mission

Preserve environmental data for open and reproducible science, to promote synthesis across space and time, and to aid in the assessment of environmental change and its consequences.


"Robot" Based Events are No Longer Recorded in the Audit Event Log

December 6, 2022

As of 23 November 2022, the EDI data repository no longer registers "robot"-based events in the Audit "event log" database table. This planned omission aims to reduce the growth of the "event log"...

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Alignment of the LTER Controlled Vocabulary and Environment Ontology

November 17, 2022

In a step towards improved data search and discovery, EDI has mapped the US LTER Controlled Vocabulary to the Environment Ontology (ENVO). This alignment enables LTER keywords to be translated...

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An indepth look at EDI's Data Explorer (DEX)

November 1, 2022

Last month’s webinar is now on YouTube and provides an overview of the DEX architecture and a demonstration of how DEX works on actual data. The webinar was presented by Roger Dahl, DEX's lead...

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Webinar "An indepth look at EDI's Data Explorer (DEX)", 18 October 2022 @ 3:00 pm ET

October 11, 2022

This month’s webinar will cover an indepth perspective of EDI's Data Explorer (DEX) and will be presented by Roger Dahl, DEX's lead developer, and Mark Servilla.

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