|Center for International Earth Science Information Network|
CIESIN was established in 1989 as a non-profit, non-governmental organization to provide information that would help scientists, decision-makers, and the public better understand their changing world. CIESIN specializes in global and regional network development, science data management, decision support, and training, education and technical consultation services. CIESIN has an extensive and varied set of resources it makes available to its users. These resources include interactive visualization and mapping applications, guides and gateways to metadata and data resources, guides and gateways to information systems, links to CIESIN programs and projects, and links to related discussion lists.
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CIESIN has a diversity of resources it makes available to its users. These resources include CIESIN-created data, services, and tools that reside only at CIESIN, and the resources of third parties who share a common interest with CIESIN who have graciously granted CIESIN the right to make their resources available to CIESIN users as well. In addition, CIESIN provides links to sites worldwide that house data, information and products that may be of interest to CIESIN users. Because the rights accompanying any particular resource depend on the particular copyright holder involved, you should carefully review the permission statement included under each resource when you are interested in using the resource in any way (other than for viewing) via CIESIN's host. CIESIN-Created Materials Users are free to copy CIESIN-authored materials for personal and noncommercial use as long as content is not altered, and copyright ownership by CIESIN is acknowledged. All other rights are reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-638
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Roberta B Miller