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Managing policies using the Policy Editor

Managing policies using the Policy Editor
In this blog post we introduce the Policy Editor, a web application to manage change in policies, which has been developed by PERICLES project partner Space Application Services (SpaceApps). The tool was developed within WP5 , which focused on Tools for the preservation management of ecosystems and processes We interviewed Rani Pinchuk, Division Manager at SpaceApps to find out more.... Read more >

Space Science Data Portal

Space Science Data Portal
In this blog post we introduce the Space Science Data Portal, an application developed in the context of PERICLES to fit a preservation system in the workflow of the Belgian User Support and Operations Centre (B.USOC) with a particular focus on the SOLAR experiment that is operated by B.USOC. This case study prototype spawned from PERICLES Work Package (WP) 6 , which aims at producing... Read more >

An exemplar in data reuse: 2015 International Space Apps Challenge

An exemplar in data reuse: 2015 International Space Apps Challenge
For the last four years, NASA have staged yearly Space Apps Hackathons as part of a NASA incubator innovation program. Space Apps events last two days, are held worldwide in a large number of locations, and bring together an extremely large number of people. The 2013 hackathon, for example, included 8300 participants from 83 cities in 44 countries across the world. Teams choose to tackle... Read more >

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) workshop on Data Management and Transfer

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) workshop on Data Management and Transfer
On 4 February 2015, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) held a workshop on Data Management and Transfer, which set out to address some of the fundamental challenges relating to the long-term management of scientific research data. The meeting was initiated to establish the relationship of core PERICLES technologies to a number of complementary data management projects... Read more >

The Carrington event from August 28 to September 5, 1859: a search for a major geophysical event.

The Carrington event from August 28 to September 5, 1859: a search for a major geophysical event.
The beginning of September 1859 was the occasion of the first and unique observation of a giant solar white light flare, (a bright zone appearing in the middle of a sunspot). Auroral displays were observed at low latitudes and geomagnetic observatories recorded exceptional storms.  This event is known as the Carrington event after the astronomer who observed it, this astronomer was at the... Read more >