Cary Data

Cary researchers and staff are encouraged to post data in the Cary Data Repository hosted by Figshare for Institutions, and to document data using this form-Cary Research Metadata template . Using the Cary Data Repository, you can make your data discoverable in the DataOne portal!

Consult the library for help using our repository, or check out the user guides at the bottom of this page. By using our data repository, you can make your data discoverable in the DataOne portal!

REUs and visiting researchers, please upload your private datasets to this secure Google Drive folderCary Institute Research Data Tip: you must click on blue "Open in Drive" button before you can upload files.

Or, ask for help uploading your own data to the Cary data repository, above.

Other public data repositories-

Environmental Data Initiative (EDI)

A reliable, registered and certified trustworthy data repository for ecological research data. EDI is supported by NSF, and its team provides assistance with data curation, structured metadata (EML), and data submission.

Forest Ecology Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC)

A partnership of forest ecology monitoring organizations across the northeast. Find EMMA data archived here.

Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB)

Document your dataset using the easy KNB Online Data Registry web form, creating a simple Ecological Metadata Language (EML) record. You may upload your dataset to KNB if you choose, or just provide your contact information in lieu of the dataset. You might also link to your data on the Cary Institute website.

ESA Data Registry

This is a publicly accessible registry describing scientific data sets on ecology and the environment. The data sets registered here are associated with articles published in the journals of the Ecological Society of America.

Dryad Digital Repository

Document and upload your metadata or data to Dryad if you would like it associated with a specific publication. Dryad provides a digital identifier (DOI) for your data, making it easy to cite!