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RAMADDA Manages Diverse Digital Content

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If you are a student, educator, or researcher in the Earth Science community, your work probably involves a broad range of digital content — web pages, documents, photos, GIS data, instrument data, model data, etc. RAMADDA, the Repository for Archiving and MAnaging Diverse DAta, provides a place to manage all of this digital stuff.

RAMADDA makes it easy to manage all sorts of digital content, from documents and images to scientific data files in a variety of flavors. Data harvesting features allow the system to ingest available data and process spatial, temporal, and faceted metadata automatically for use in the system's search interface. Content can also be added to the system manually. And RAMADDA makes it easy to create engaging web interfaces to display the digital content using a wiki facility.

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Community Highlight: Millersville University and Their Involvement in the PECAN Field Study

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CAPE plot from Millersville PECAN data.

In the summer of 2015, from June 1st to July 15th, a fleet of scientists set out each evening in the Midwest. Their goal? To gain insight on the nocturnal mesoscale convective storms (MCS's) that plague America's heartland. While MCS's are necessary for irrigation and the replenishing of aquifers, often these storms can become vicious; especially at night when they are least detected.

With the implementation of the field experiment PECAN (Plains Elevated Convection at Night) scientists from eight research laboratories and fourteen Universities including Millersville University of Pennsylvania hope to gain insight to better predict these nocturnal storms. After the data were collected, the Unidata Program Center (UPC) worked closely with Millersville students and academic staff to help standardize their PECAN study data.

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Upgraded Data Server at Colorado State University

Colorado State University
Students at Colorado State University

The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) has a long history of research and education in all aspects of the atmospheric sciences. Faculty, students, and staff use a wide variety of datasets in their research and teaching, from numerical models to gridded reanalyses to radar and satellite observations to measurements collected in the field and lab. However, the students in the department recognized issues that were preventing these large datasets from being used to their full potential.

With a grant from the Unidata Community Equipment Awards program, along with a grant from the College of Engineering, the CSU Department of Atmospheric Science acquired a data storage server that makes many of these data sources readily and easily accessible to students.

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RAMADDA 1.6 Available

The RAMADDA development team is pleased to announce the release of RAMADDA 1.6. The Repository for Archiving, Managing and Accessing Diverse Data (RAMADDA) is an Open Source information management and data repository framework for the geosciences that provides a turnkey system enabling data providers and users to upload, manage, and share data holdings.

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RAMADDA 1.5 Available

The RAMADDA development team is pleased to announce the release of RAMADDA 1.5. The Repository for Archiving, Managing and Accessing Diverse Data (RAMADDA) is an Open Source information management and data repository framework for the geosciences that provides a turnkey system enabling data providers and users to upload, manage, and share data holdings.

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