Special issue on the FAIR principles.

By steingod | Sun, 02/23/2020 - 20:14

From the CODATA mailing list:

A special issue on The FAIR Principles: First Generation Implementation Choices and Challenges, has been recently published in *Data Intelligence* . This special issue, organized by Prof. Dr. Barend Mons , the senior author of the foundational paper on FAIR Principles and the President of CODATA, Dr. Erik Schultes and Dr. Annika Jacobsen, contains 28 articles authored by 135 experts from 14 countries/territories worldwide.

A new version of the Climate and Forecast conventions is released

By steingod | Thu, 02/13/2020 - 09:24

The Climate and Forecast (CF) Conventions community has released the CF 1.8 conformance document. There are a number of major improvements in that document which now also support geometries (similar to Shape and KML) as point, line, polygon and multiples of these. The most recent version of the document is available at http://cfconventions.org/latest.html.