How to connect your data centre

The GCW Data Portal is a metadata driven data portal. This implies that data are hosted and served by contributing data centres which expose discovery metadata on the datasets. Once initiated, the GCW Data Portal regularly (once daily) harvests discovery metadata from the contributing data centres and ingests this in the GCW Data Catalogue which is integrated in this site.


In order to facilitate interaction with the GCW community contributing to as well as exploring GCW data management services, the GCW Data Portal team has set up a number of services which are linked in the menu. As usual a contact form is provided, along with some guidance material. However, a system for tracking user requests has also been included in the setup.


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