International Geosphere-Biosphere Program Data and Information System

Project Description
The role of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP) Data and
Information System (IGBP-DIS) is to assist, as needed, IGBP Core Projects
in the development of their individual data system plans; help provide an
overall data system plan for IGBP; carry out activities leading directly
to the generation of data sets; ensure the development of effective data
management systems; and act, where appropriate, to ensure the meeting of
the data and information needs of IGBP through international and national
organizations and agencies.

Additional information available at
http://ciesin.columbia.edu/TG/RS/igbp-dis.html