Scalable Services for Geosciences Data: Extending the OpenTopography System
(2/4/2014) 10 minutes


OpenTopography provides access to high resolution topography data and tools, which are used by researchers across a wide range of science fields including geology, environmental science, hydrologic science, ecological science, and engineering, for their own research projects. OpenTopography is an example of a data facility that employs modern cyberinfrastructure to support a large community of science users. Constructing and operating such a facility also gives rise to a set of research issues in cyberinfrastructure and earth science,

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