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Bringing NCAS data to the masses: CEDA catalogue developments and service intergrations 2017


The Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) hosts an archive of over 180 million files across 5000 data sets. Enabling users to find these data and to ensure NCAS meets its EU Inspire requirements is a fundamental operation of CEDA. Over the last year CEDA has rolled out a number of service updates to aid data discoverability and provide further integration with other CEDA services. The search tool has been changed to include an alternative (Beta) service based on a search engine technology (ElasticSearch) to speed up response times, improve accuracy and search across multiple record types. Other enhancements focus on data management issues such as tagging relationships between data sets and ordering data set lists based on relevance and status. An HTTP API has been added that can retrieve the relevant data set record based on a file or directory path. This approach enables other services to dynamically interrogate the catalogue service to improve automated interactions between CEDA systems. Finally, a new set of bespoke web views have been generated in order to describe AMF data sets, based on campaigns, instruments and long-term facilities.


Previously curated at: The publish date on this item was its original published date. This item was previously associated with content (as an official url) at: This work was funded by: NERC. Main files in this record: parton_stephens_moles.pdf parton_stephens_moles.pptx Item originally deposited with Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) document repository by Miss Hayley Gray. Transferred to CEDA document repository community on Zenodo on 2022-11-24



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