Environmental Data Initiative
Create . Package . Archive . Discover . Reuse
Scientific discovery fueled by data commons accessible to everyone.
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.
Information Rich Metadata
Quickly understand a dataset and evaluate its fitness for reuse in new research.
Quality Data for Reuse
Open-access to a thematically diverse collection of environmental data.
Tools to Support Research
Useful tools for publishing and reusing data in the research life cycle.
Secure & Persistent Archive
Guaranteed immutability of all data for long-term access, transparency, and reuse.
Timely One-on-One Support
Around-the-clock support on topics from data curation to software design.
Citation & Attribution
Automatically updated research profiles and data linked to journal articles.
Data discoverable in the DataONE and Google Dataset Search Engines reach broad audiences.
Data Exploration & Analysis
Intuitive data exploration tools for deeper insights into published data packages.
Analysis Ready Data
Accelerated integration and synthesis of data through thematic standardization.
REST API for automating data publication, reporting, and reproducible science.
Training & Skill Building
Based on 40+ years of information management expertise, including from the U.S. LTER Network.
Personalized Data Catalogs
A searchable index of select data publications to embed within a project website.
EDI Repository Upgrade now complete
The EDI technical team completed a major upgrade over the past few weeks by upgrading all repository and secondary servers from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 22.04. This upgrade affected all repository...Continue reading
New ezEML Collaboration Features Allow Multiple Users to Edit the Same Data Package
EDI has released new ezEML features to let multiple users collaborate in creating, maintaining, and curating ezEML documents.Continue reading
Planned System Maintenance 17 May 2023
The EDI Data Repository, including the EDI Data Portal (portal.edirepository.org) and other production services, will be unavailable on Wednesday 17 May 2023 from 8am to 9pm MDT so that we may...Continue reading
Operating System upgrades
The EDI technical team is planning for a day in the very near future (TBD) of operating system upgrades from Ubuntu 18.04 to 22.04. This effort will entail a full day of system work, resulting in...Continue reading