Science Data

Science Data
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The database Zanran can be an effective way to search for specific data collections.  Doing a google search for "data sets" or datasets and topic can also be an effective way to search for data, though it might be helpful to limit searches to .edu or .gov domains (

Examples or datasets in the sciences:



Physical Sciences



Data Sets

Working with Data

Got data?

NSF and other grant agencies now require that data gathered with grant agency funding be archived in a secure environment. Even if it isn't required, there are excellent reasons to deposit data.

Cool Data Projects

  • OpenContext (currently mostly Archaeological and Medical, GPS linked)


Last modified: 7/9/2013 2:17 PM by M. Potter

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