LinkedEarth: coming soon to your institution

Did the posts about the origins of LinkedEarth and “what is it, what it is not?” arouse your interest about the project? Are you still struggling to see how  it might help your research or that of your colleagues? Luckily, EarthCube has a proverbial app for that. I can come to your institution to talk […]

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 […]

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, […]