Why should you invest in us?

Greetings all, It has been a minute. LinkedEarth has been quite active these past few months, with the release of the first paleoclimate ontology, an initial framework for paleo data standards, constant updates to the wiki, and writing much open code to make use of wiki-hosted data : LiPD utilities, […]

LinkedEarth: what is it, what it is not.

We have a lot of ideas for LinkedEarth.  Since not everyone lives in our head, in this post I’ll lay out in plain terms what this project is about. LinkedEarth is:a platform to crowd-curate paleoclimate data. Our experience with the PAGES2k project is that the lack of such cyberinfrastructure has wasted thousands of […]

The origins of (Linked)Earth

Every innovation starts with a profound dissatisfaction with the status quo.I am a climate scientist interested in understanding how and why climate changes on time scales of years to millennia. Early in my PhD, this led me to analyze paleoclimate data that I got from colleagues or the Web, and […]