Data Services for Geosciences

Data Repositories

Repositories for Geoscience Data
Two major types of repositories for storing data are institutional repositories and discipline-specific repositories. The following are places where data sets can be submitted. See Data Access for places to obtain data.

University of Illinois Institutional Repository

University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students can deposit their data sets in the institutional repository, IDEALS . For assistance, consult the IDEALS help page , or contact IDEALS staff.

Repositories for Geoscience Data


 Global Change Master Directory - Earth Science Data and Services

 Global Geo-Referenced Field Photo Library

 Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

 Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA)

National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) - NOAA

National Snow and Ice DataCenter

See also: Data Access for data repositories and access to data sets.

See also: Westra, B., et al, 2010, Selected Internet Resources on Digital Research Data Curation: Issues in Science and Technology Libraries, Fall.