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Author Thieman, James R.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Abstract Many researchers are becoming aware of the International Directory Network (IDN), an interconnected federation of international directories to Earth and space science data. These directories may become distributed nodes of a single, virtual master data directory of the future. Not as many are aware, however, of the many Earth-and-space-sciece-relevant information systems which can be accessed automatically from the directories. After determining potentially useful data sets in various disciplines through IDN directories it is becoming increasingly possible to get detailed information about the correlative possibilities of these data sets through the connected guide/catalog and inventory systems. Such capabilities as data set browse, subsetting, analysis, etc. are available now and will be improving in the future.
Description Affiliation: National Space Science Data Center, NASA / Cddard SpaceFlight Center, Code 633.2, Greenbelt, MD (Thieman, James R.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-06-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGMOD Record (SGMD)
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 2
Page Count 4
Starting Page 475
Ending Page 478


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Source: ACM Digital Library