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The Computing and AWI Data Centre from Alfred Wegener Institute is responsible for various publication and data resources including services for databases and software tools developed by individual groups at AWI.  Below is a compact list of the major information systems and software tools available:


 

Information systems


 

EPIC - an OAI-PMH compliant repository for publications, presentations, dissertations and reports.  Long-term archival and persistant identifiers are included in our services.
PI(s): Ana Macario, contact: epic(at)awi.de
Web: http://epic.awi.de


 

DSHIP - a database for raw data acquired by various sensors at AWI aircrafts, research vessels and land-based stations. It supports direct data download via web forms.
PI(s): Peter Gerchow
Web: http://dship.awi.de


 

EXPEDITION - a portal framework for discovery and re-use of varios types of georeferenced expedition-related content (reports, publications, tracklines, stations, datasets and data products) associated with AWI research platforms, in particular the research vessels Polarstern and Heincke
PI(s):  Ana Macario, Roland Koppe,  contact:  expedition(at)awi.de
Web: http://expedition.awi.de


 

PANGAEA - a repository for georeferenced data for earth and environmental sciences operating as an open access data library. PANGAEA is a member of the ICSU World Data System (WDS) and is being jointly hosted with the Center for Marine Environmental Science (MARUM) at the University of Bremen (additional information).
PI(S): Hannes Grobe, Rainer Sieger, contact: info@pangaea
Web: http://www.pangaea.de

 


 

C3Grid - a collaborative grid for climate community including access to sea-ice data (additional information).
PI(S): Bernadette Fritzsch
Web: https://verc.enes.org/c3web

 


 

GIS - an open access collection of AWI GIS products (work-in.progress; see addtional information)
PI(s): Antonie Haas
Web: http://maps.awi.de


 

eWOCE - a database for the world ocean circulation experiment  WOCE along with software package ODV (Ocean Data View).
PI(s):  Reiner Schlitzer
Web: http://www.ewoce.org


 

HUSTEDT DIATOMS - a georeferenced database for the Freiderich Hustedt Diatom specimen, among others.  It includes related publications
PI(s): Bánk Beszteri
Web: https://web-apps.awi.de/Hustedt-Diatoms/Curator/


 

PLANKTONNET - a database for plankton-related information including taxonomy, description and imagery on various plankton collections.
PI(s): Alexandra Kraberg
Web: http://planktonnet.awi.de


 

Data analysis, annotation and visualization


 

OCEAN DATA VIEW - a software package for the interactive exploration, analysis and visualization of oceanographic and other geo-referenced profile or sequence data.
PI(s): Reiner Schlitzer
Web: http://odv.awi.de


 

BIOINFORMATIC SUITE- a set of tools to help biologists in phylogenetic annotation of unknown open reading frames or protein sequences
PI(s):  Stephan Frickenhaus
Web: http://www.awi.de/en/research/scientific_computing/bioinformatics/software/


 

PANGAEA SUITE - a set of tools for convertion and visualization of scientific data
PI(s): Rainer Sieger
Web: http://www.pangaea.de/software/


 

PERPLEX- a software package for planning an excuting seagoing research expeditions (additional information)
PI(s): Gerd Rohardt
Web: http://www.awi.de/en/infrastructure/computing_and_data_centre/information_systems/perplex/


 
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