USGIN (US Geoscience Information Network)

The U.S. Geoscience Information Network (USGIN) Foundation is a non-profit organization set up to help users join or build networks that can be used to share earth science data. USGIN is a federated information-sharing framework that uses free and open-source technology to enable data to be exposed, discovered, and accessed.

USGIN’s suite of standards, protocols, and practice is the framework behind the National Geothermal Data System (NGDS), a data sharing system that provides access to information about geothermal resources.

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professional group

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msc:g116