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Saturday, March 03, 2007

Recommendation for OA data on global warming

A new study of global warming from the European Science Foundation - Marine Board recommended international cooperation on an OA database.  From the ESF-Marine press release (March 2, 2007): 

...After taking in all of the recorded impacts on the European Seas for consideration, the ESF-Marine working group has identified other possible future challenges in terms of climate change monitoring, modelling, indicators and research and development. It has made several recommendations based on these challenges.

They are:

1. A concerted effort to gather, store and analyse previously and presently collected marine environmental data (e.g. common open access database and annual Pan-European reporting based on national contributions); ...