The Enabling FAIR Data project has brought together a broad spectrum of Earth, space, and environmental science leaders to ensure that data are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.
Are you engaged in rigorous science? If so, ask your elected representatives to fund it robustly and predictably and to oppose policies that impede scientific progress.
A dynamic geologist with a knack for organizing people, he served as state geologist in three different states and pioneered global efforts to develop cyberinfrastructure for the Earth sciences.
Data do not exist in a vacuum. To be useful, data must be accompanied by context on how they are captured, processed, analyzed, and validated and other information that enables interpretation and use.