The Committee on Data (CODATA) of the Paris-based International Science Council promotes open data policies, working to advance the interoperability and usability of research data. The Committee is committed to supporting FAIR data principles to improve the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reuse of digital assets.
Within the CODATA organizational umbrella, Unidata software developer Steven Emmerson has joined the Digital Representation of Units of Measure (DRUM) Task Group, which aims to raise the profile of the digital representation of units of measure in research communities, representative and governing bodies, and with funders. DRUM takes the position that support for consistent digital representations of units of measurement is of far-reaching importance for science, technology, industry, and trade.[Read More]