The USGS Scientific Data Catalog Gets an Update

The US Geological Survey (USGS) Science Data Catalog (SDC) has gotten an update. “The USGS Science Data Catalog (SDC) recently completed and launched a new and improved interface, making USGS data more accessible and discoverable for users. The USGS SDC is a searchable public data catalog for more than 7,000 USGS data assets and 20 USGS collections.” The new features include a home page and collection-level datasets.

Sunlight Launches Big New Criminal Justice Data Archive

The Sunlight Foundation has launched a big new data archive on criminal justice in the US. “Today, Sunlight is launching Hall of Justice, a robust, searchable data inventory of nearly 10,000 datasets and research documents from across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government. Hall of Justice is the culmination of 18 months of work gathering data and refining technology.”