BIOME: A browser-aware search and order system

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The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), which is associated with NASA`s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS), provides access to a large number of tabular and imagery datasets used in ecological and environmental research. Because of its large and diverse data holdings, the challenge for the ORNL DAAC is to help users find data of interest from the hundreds of thousands of files available at the DAAC without overwhelming them. Therefore, the ORNL DAAC developed the Biogeochemical Information Ordering Management Environment (BIOME), a search and order system for the World Wide Web (WWW). ... continued below

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Grubb, J.W.; Jennings, S.V.; Yow, T.G. & Daugherty, P.F. May 1, 1996.

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The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), which is associated with NASA`s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS), provides access to a large number of tabular and imagery datasets used in ecological and environmental research. Because of its large and diverse data holdings, the challenge for the ORNL DAAC is to help users find data of interest from the hundreds of thousands of files available at the DAAC without overwhelming them. Therefore, the ORNL DAAC developed the Biogeochemical Information Ordering Management Environment (BIOME), a search and order system for the World Wide Web (WWW). The WWW provides a new vehicle that allows a wide range of users access to the data. This paper describes the specialized attributes incorporated into BIOME that allow researchers easy access to an otherwise bewildering array of data products.

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  • 5. international World Wide Web conference, Paris (France), 6-11 May 1996

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  • Report No.: CONF-9605163--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc665564

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Grubb, J.W.; Jennings, S.V.; Yow, T.G. & Daugherty, P.F. BIOME: A browser-aware search and order system, article, May 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665564/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.