"Behind the scenes" 2k blog
Darrell Kaufman, PAGES SSC member and one of the authors of the recent Scientific Data paper, "A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era", talks about the importance of community-endorsed data compilations in an accompanying "behind the scenes" blog post.
Kaufman, professor at Northern Arizona University, USA, describes how there's "more scientific ingenuity to a well-crafted data compilation and more coordination behind a community endorsed data product than meets the eye."
Read the blog, published on nature.com, here.
Another 2k Consortium member, Scott St George, has created a data location map here.