Community for Data Integration (CDI)

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The Community for Data Integration (CDI) is a dynamic community of practice working together to grow USGS knowledge and capacity in scientific data and information management and integration.

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The CDI supports innovative ideas across the community with seed funding for projects.

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News

Date published: September 1, 2021

September 8, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The September 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature presentations on landscape science, research to operations with energy and minerals data, and data standards.

Date published: August 3, 2021

August 11, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The August 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature a presentation on hazardous substance data and a CDI pop-up lab on communicating about data.

Date published: June 25, 2021

July 14, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The July 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature presentations on FAIR geophysical data and lessons for developing decision support tools.

Publications

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Year Published: 2021

Community for Data Integration 2019 annual report

The Community for Data Integration is a community of practice whose purpose is to advance the U.S. Geological Survey’s data integration capabilities. In fiscal year 2019, the Community for Data Integration held 9 monthly forums, facilitated 11 collaboration areas, held several workshops and training events, and funded 14 projects. The activities...

Hsu, Leslie; Liford, Amanda N.
Hsu, L., and Liford, A.N., 2021, Community for Data Integration 2019 Annual Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2021–1016, 19 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20211016.

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U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration 2019 Workshop Proceedings—From big data to smart data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Community for Data Integration (CDI) Workshop was held during June 3–7, 2019, at Center Green in Boulder, Colo. The theme of the workshop was “From Big Data to Smart Data” with the purpose of bringing together the community to discuss current topics, shared challenges, and steps forward to advance twenty-first...

Hsu, Leslie
Hsu, L., 2021, U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration 2019 Workshop Proceedings—From big data to smart data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2020–1132, 48 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20201132.

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Year Published: 2020

Community for data integration 2018 funded project report

The U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration annually funds small projects focusing on data integration for interdisciplinary research, innovative data management, and demonstration of new technologies. This report provides a summary of the 10 projects funded in fiscal year 2018, outlining their goals, activities, and accomplishments.

Hsu, Leslie; Andrews, Caitlin M.; Bradford, John B.; Buscombe, Daniel D.; Chase, Katherine J.; Daniel, Wesley M.; Jones, Jeanne M.; Fuller, Pam; Mirus, Benjamin B.; Neilson, Matthew E.; Vraga, Hans W.; Walker, Jessica J.; Walworth, Dennis H.; Warrick, Jonathan; Weltzin, Jake; Wieferich, Daniel J.; Wood, Nathan J.
Hsu, L., Andrews, C.M., Bradford, J.B., Buscombe, D.D., Chase, K.J., Daniel, W.M., Jones, J.M., Fuller, P., Mirus, B.B., Neilson, M.E., Vraga, H.W., Walker, J.J., Walworth, D.H., Warrick, J., Weltzin, J., Wieferich, D.J., and Wood, N.J., 2020, Community for Data Integration 2018 funded project report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 1062, 9 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20201062.