Data and Metadata Brokering – Theory and Practice from the BCube Project

Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa
2017 Data Science Journal  
Science Foundation initiative that aims to create a cyberinfrastructure (CI) for all the geosciences. An initial set of "building blocks" was funded to develop potential components of that CI. The Brokering Building Block (BCube) created a brokering framework to demonstrate cross-disciplinary data access based on a set of use cases developed by scientists from the domains of hydrology, oceanography, polar science and climate/weather. While some successes were achieved, considerable challenges
more » ... re encountered. We present a synopsis of the processes and outcomes of the BCube experiment.
doi:10.5334/dsj-2017-001 fatcat:r3jm6devebdbbarartmw27ij4a