The United States Antarctic Program Data Center manages and makes accessible data from scientific investigations in Antarctica and surrounding waters. The center serves US-funded scientists and connections US research to the international community through the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR).
Polar scientific data refers to a long sequence of conventional multi-parameter observational data and sample analysis data in the Antarctica and the Arctic region, including: polar oceanography, polar terrestrial physics, polar glaciology, polar resources and environmental science, biology and ecology of polar, polar geography and geodesy, geology and geophysics polar and polar atmospheric science.
ScienceBase has four main components: 1) data cataloging and management platform, 2) content search and discovery, 3) web services for data and metadata access, and 4) research community catalogs.
ScienceBase provides access to aggregated information derived from many data and information domains, including feeds from existing data systems, metadata catalogs, and scientists contributing new and original content. ScienceBase architecture is designed to help science teams and data