A new version of the Climate and Forecast conventions is released

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.

Next deadline for e-infrastructure applications to Sigma2 is February 9th

The next call for processing and storage resources at Sigma2 closes February 9th. Further information on how to apply is provided at https://www.sigma2.no/call-e-infrastructure-resources-2. If you need storage resources and want to publish data, please contact us and we may help coordinate resource applications for the geoscientific community. If you are not familiar with the Sigma2 services, please check out the Sigma2 website and ask us if in doubt.

Evaluation form

A webform has been created to collect user's feedback on the webportal in general, its functionalities and more specifically the data search interface and associated tools. The webform will always be available and will be used as input to evaluation of user needs, space for improvements and implement a more user-friendly portal. Thus we hope that you will provide your input and help us make this a valuable tool for the scientific community.

Access the form at: https://www.nordatanet.no/en/evaluation-form

Publication of data management system in NorDataNet

Recently, a peer-review publication describing the underlying concept and data manangement system for NorDataNet was published. The research paper is entitled The Norwegian National Ground Segment; Preservation, Distribution and Exploitation of Sentinel Data, and is focusing on satellittdata.no. satellittdata.no is using the same data management system as in NorDataNet, but the context and project is different.