Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, Earth Sciences, and GIS/Geography Subject-Specific Repositories

These are just a sample of the many subject-specific repositories available for your research data. Please contact the Data Management Consultant Group or search the re3data global registry of research data repositories.


Earth Sciences

  • BCO-DMO (Biological & Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office)
  • EarthChem
  • GEOROC ( geochemistry of rocks from the oceans and continents)
  • IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology)
  • KNB (Knowledge Network for Biodiversity)
  • MGDS (Marine Geoscience Data System)
  • NCEI (National Centers for Environmental Information)
  • NSIDC (National Snow and Ice Data Center)
  • Pangaea (the publishing network for geoscientific and environmental data)
  • PetDB (geochemical data of rocks on the ocean floor)
  • ReefBase
  • VegBank
  • World Data System