The Polar Data Catalogue is a database of metadata and data that describes, indexes, and provides access to diverse data sets generated by Arctic and Antarctic researchers. The metadata records follow ISO 19115 and Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) standard formats to provide exchange with other data centres. The records cover a wide range of disciplines from natural sciences and policy, to health and social sciences. The PDC Geospatial Search tool is available to the public and researchers alike and allows searching data using a mapping interface and other parameters.
The PDC Lite Search is also available for users with limited Internet speed.
January 2016: The Polar Data Forum II Communique is now available! Please circulate this document to your colleagues to share the outcomes and recommendations from the Polar Data Forum II deliberations.
January 2016: We are happy to welcome Dr. Dana Church as our new CCIN Project and Outreach Coordinator! Dana begins 1 February.
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