The final data sharing policy for Climate Science Centers is now available. One of the things that I think is most exciting about it is a strong focus on getting data and products in the public domain quickly. Here’s an example directly from the policy:

 

“Release of data and associated products at the conclusion of the project into the public domain is the de facto policy; requests to limit or delay public access to products must be negotiated with NCCWSC or CSC director and documented in writing, prior to beginning the project. Requests to delay public access cannot extend past two years from the conclusion of the project.”

 

To read the rest of the document, click here