XII. ALLIED FIELDS


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Committee on Data for Science and Technology -- CODATA
A study conducted under the auspices of CODATA investigates barriers in the transborder flow of scientific data. CODATA's objectives include the improvement of the quality and accessibility of data, as well as the facilitation of international cooperation among those collecting, organizing, and using science data. The URL for this site is http://www.cisti.nrc.ca/codata/welcome.html.
 

Digital Libraries
Digital Libraries (D-Lib) is a forum for news, information, and discussion about  digital libraries, especially those specializing in imagery. The site is located at http://www.dlib.org/dlib-news.html.

Environmen and Geo-information Unit
This site is located at http://www.egeo.sai.jrc.it/
 

Environmental Research Information Network -- ERIN
A project of the Australian Department of the Environmental and associated agencies. The ERIN home page, located at http://www.erin.gov.au, is a source for Australian environmental data, and has great links to environmental oriented earth observation centers world wide.
 

Global Seismology and Geomagnetism On-line Information System
This telnet site, telnet neis.cr.usgs.gov, provides current and historical information about earthquakes and seismic events worldwide.

Imaging Spectroscopy Links
Imaging Spectroscopy provides links to hyperspectral &  multispectral information on the web including information on sensor, algorithms, & data processing applications.
 

 INTELSAT WWW Page
 General information, press releases, and articles from the organization's magazines, and a contacts list. Located at http://www.intelsat.int.

The IRIS Data Management Center
Home for seismic and geophysical information  - a useful and sophisticated site.  To use the site via the internet, when prompted for your user name, enter qed and press Enter.  There may be a long pause before and opening message about unauthorized use downloads.
 

International Space Station
The International Space Station  receives its first resident crew in  November, 2000. The three-member Expedition  1 crew is scheduled to launch Oct. 31 at 1:53 a.m. CST (7:53 GMT) from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan to begin Flight 2R and arrive at the station at 3:20 a.m.CST (9:20 GMT) on Nov. 2.
 

Marine Environment Unit
Located at http://me-www.jrc.it/home.html.
 

National Biological Service and Nature Conservancy Home Page -- NBS
NBS and the Nature Conservancy of Washington, DC are developing an on-line site for public and government access to biological data at http://www.nbs.gov.
 

NASA Digital Libraries and Remote Sensing Projects Digital Library Technology - NASA
NASA's DLT projects support the development of new technologies to facilitate public access to NASA via computer networks. Projects include the CableNet project, an endeavor to bring Internet access to the public via Cable Television, and a study which attempts to improve the rate at which large digital images can be transferred across the network. http://dlt.gsfc.nasa.gov.
 

The US National Data Center
The US National Data Center (NDC) monitors seismic events in order to develop verification techniques for a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. It serves as a gateway for the exchange of geophysical data, primarily seismic data, which are recorded by a global network of stations. The NDC also provides universities and scientific organizations with readily accessible high quality data with which to conduct basic and applied research. This site is located at http://www.tt.aftac.gov/overview.html.

Using the Web for Geoscience Resources FAQ
Part One of the FAQ contains information on using the Web to obtain information related to geology, hydrology, and oceanography. Part Two deals with software likely to be of special interest to geoscientists. A recent version of this faq may be obtained by sending a mail message to: mail-server@rftm.mit.edu with the following line in the body of the messages:

 send usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part1
and
send usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part2.


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