The White Mountain Research Station facilitates the sharing of data among
researchers in several ways:
By maintaining the Eastern Sierra
Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, a node of the Federal Geographic
Data Committee's National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse.
The clearinghouse is a network of servers around the world
which provide metadata describing available geospatial data
pertaining to their areas. A single query to the clearinghouse
can be directed to numerous servers in the clearinghouse
By providing direct web-based queries to WMRS
databases. Currently the WMRS Publications
database is available for queries. We expect to
make other databases available for online queries in the future.
By providing assistance with creation of metadata.
Data must be described accurately by the creators in order
to be of use to other researchers. Several standards
for metadata are used. If you are a WMRS researcher
and would like more information about metadata please contact
the WMRS data manager.