Facilities-based

Single/Multiple Activities

No. of Users Equal to (=) or Greater Than (>) Contributors?

Observational/ Experimental

Raw/Processed

National/Global

Major Commercial Interest?

Pricing Basisa Discrimination?

T-2 Nuclear Information Service—UCb DOE

Y

M

=

E

P

G

No

Free

Australian Oceanographic Data Centre—Australian Dept. of Defense

Y

M

>, but mostly researchers

O

P (free software)

G

Some

Free as “public good,” @MC for commercial

ESA—Information Retrieval Service—European Union Space Agency

Y

M

>

O and E; includes financial data

P

G; focused on European Union

Perhaps some

Appears to be > IC

Earth Resources Observation Systems—USGS (DOI)

Y

M

>

O

R/P

G

Some; used by government agencies

Varies: ranges from free to > IC

Scripps Institution of Oceanography—Not-for-profit

Y

M

=

O

P

G

Little

@MC



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