The Importance of Long-term Preservation and Accessibility of Geophysical Data


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Earth and space science data collection, analysis, and archiving are essential to our understanding of the natural environment and how it changes with time. AGU policy is grounded in the principle of full and open sharing of such data and associated metadata for research and education. Adherence to this policy will foster scientific advances, yield economic benefits, improve decision-making, enhance public safety and wellbeing, contribute to national and global security, and lead to a more informed public.