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:
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
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
Data analysis, annotation and visualization
BIOINFORMATIC SUITE- a set of tools to help biologists in phylogenetic annotation of unknown open reading frames or protein sequences
PI(s): Stephan Frickenhaus
PERPLEX- a software package for planning an excuting seagoing research expeditions (additional information)
PI(s): Gerd Rohardt