The old GCW Data Portal is available at http://gcw.met.no. This portal is still under development and active content management has yet not started. The Global Cryosphere Watch catalogue is yet not considered an operational service. It is populated with metadata harvested from a number of contributing data centres, but data remains in the original location and are served through the interfaces supported by the originating data centre. The process of harvesting, filtering and translating metadata is still under development and will be modified through dialogue with contributing data centres and WMO activities organised through WIS and WIGOS.