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Title: Guidelines for Provision and Interchange of Geothermal Data Assets

The US Department of Energy Office of Geothermal Technologies (OGT) is funding and overseeing the development of the National Geothermal Data System (NGDS), a distributed information system providing access to integrated data in support of, and generated in, all phases of geothermal development. NGDS is being built in an open paradigm and will employ state-of-the-art informatics approaches and capabilities to advance the state of geothermal knowledge in the US. This document presents guidelines related to provision and interchange of data assets in the context of the National Geothermal Data System. It identifies general specifications for NGDS catalog metadata and data content, and provides specific instructions for preparation and submission of data assets by OGT-funded projects.
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (EE-4G) (Geothermal Technologies Office Corporate)
Country of Publication:
United States
NGDS; geothermal data; guidelines; geothermal data system