WDS - World Data System


Program Description: WDS The World Data System (WDS) is an Interdisciplinary Body of the International Council for Science (ICSU). ICSU World Data System promotes universal and equitable access to, and long-term stewardship of, quality-assured scientific data and data services, products, and information covering a broad range of disciplines from the natural and social sciences, and humanities. ICSU-WDS is striving to build worldwide ‘communities of excellence’ for scientific data services by certifying member organizations—holders and providers of data or data products—from wide-ranging fields using internationally recognized standards.

Year Started: 2009.

Organization Description: WDS is a collaboration of hundreds of organizations

Data Description: N/A

Project Type: Data Repository

Project Domains: Geosciences, Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, Humanities

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