6 October 2020
DATA SHARING FOR RESEARCH AND OPERATIONS Richard Anthes, UCAR Yolande Serra, University of Washington WMO Online Workshop: Business models and data policy issues 7 October 2020 The authors acknowledge the contributions of many of these ideas from the community, especially Eric DeWeaver of the National Science Foundation. [...] • Research, education and operations benefit enormously by free and unrestricted exchange of data and international cooperation • The success of the global weather enterprise and securing its future has been made possible by the free and open exchange of data 3 Other Stakeholders and Public Safety Emergency managers look at hurricane track forecasts produced outside the US. [...] The Risks of Contracting the Acquisition and Processing of the Nation’s Weather And Climate Data to the Private Sector. [...] 15 Evaluation of a Range of LANDSAT data cost sharing models A Report of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee Landsat Advisory Group June 2019 “Finding: The LAG believes that the revenue obtained for charging a fee for Landsat data would not be worth the economic, legal, societal or political costs that would be incurred, particularly given the measures that would need to be required to chan. [...] Despite the source, the agency is in the public sector, funded by the public, and its public sector obligations are not changed by the data source.