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Mark the first week of February 2016 in your agenda! If you are involved or interested in research data management issues you must come to Rome to learn more about the EUDAT services through intensive training sessions, understand different use cases coming from a range of research infrastructures, communities and organizations from across Europe and find out more about the next EUDAT call for data pilots!
Understand how e-infrastructures will play a major role in realizing the objectives of the Digital Single Market through the statement by Dr Kimmo Koski on Open infrastructures.
On the day when COP21, the global Climate Change Conference starts in Paris, ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) and LTER Europe (European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Network) share why they are integrating EUDAT services in their infrastructures. These collaboration activities will be of paramount importance to accurately monitor the environmental changes across the globe over the coming decades.

EUDAT meets research data practitioners in February 2016

Are you involved in research data management? You cannot miss the EUDAT User Forum , taking place in Rome, Italy, in the first week of February 2016. Why attend? Learn: intensive training sessions on how your research community can benefit of the EUDAT services with practical hands on session on how to use and integrate the B2Service Suite to address your needs! Understand: different use cases coming from a range of research infrastructures, communities and organizations from across Europe on how use of the EUDAT services will solve current research data challenges in different domains...

Open infrastructures – innovation exploitation. Statement by Dr Kimmo Koski

E-infrastructures have been long recognized as a “crucial asset underpinning European research and innovation policies” and will play a major role in realizing the objectives of the Digital Single Market, boosting innovation and enabling the digital economy. e-Infrastructures are a key driver of the open science agenda. By providing the tools to support digital research and embracing open access policies, they enable scientific enquiry to be freely shared and made public for scrutiny and re-use. Through their geographically distributed nature, e-Infrastructures also...

Making data about greenhouse gases widely available via ICOS and EUDAT

The outcome of the Paris Climate Change Conference at the end of November 2015 is regarded by many as crucial for the future of the Earth. Regardless of what is decided, it will be very important to accurately monitor the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere over the coming decades. Maggie Hellström, from the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science at Lund University in Sweden, is also a staff member of the Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) Carbon Portal. The portal is the data centre of the ICOS research infrastructure, which plays a vital role in collecting data about greenhouse gases in Europe....

How EUDAT services can make a difference in the environmental research landscape

Johannes Peterseil is the Deputy Head of the Department of Ecosystem Research & Environmental Information Management at the Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria) and leads the data management team within the department. Johannes is also the current lead of the Expert Panel on Information Management in the European Long-term Ecosystem Research Network (LTER-Europe). The panel is working on the development of the data infrastructure for LTER-Europe and their main job is to coordinate a multi-national team working on this issue. The requirements for this infrastructure have been defined by the research community within...