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 […]