Recent Accomplishments in Global
Change Data and Information Management
- The Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO) was established to provide data and information worldwide on global change research, especially within the USGCRP, and on methods and technologies for mitigation of and adaptation to global change.
- Ozone data from the Meteor-3 TOMS mission has been made available free through the Internet network to the scientific community and to the general public within 2-3 days of acquisition from the satellite. Hundresd of requests for thes data are received every month from all over the world.
- Long-term, retrospective, global data sets, which include marine meteorological observations, upper air data, aerosol and ozone data, and baseline data on atmospheric trace constituents, have been developed and are being used by researchers worldwide. Data sources include satellites, pilot balloons, aircraft, and surface observations.