Community Data Standards

A key objective of LinkedEarth is to promote the development of a community standard for paleoclimate data and metadata. (for more details, see this page) The work done on LiPD, which closely mirrors our ontology, provides a stepping stone for this effort. Building on this, the workshop on paleoclimate data […]

Death by proxy

When LinkedEarth debuted last September, we knew that a strange beast called “ontology” would be involved, but it seemed very abstract. Nearly a year into it, we’ve already been through several versions of the¬† LinkedEarth ontology, and all the paleoclimatologists on the team (Deborah, Nick and I) have had to […]