Data Curation

active and on-going management of data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education; … activities [which] enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain quality, add value, and provide for re-use over time

Ontologies are being widely used across many scientific fields, most notably in roles related to acquiring, preparing, integrating and managing data resources.

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Development of high throughput data acquisition technologies, together with advances in computing, and communications have resulted in an explosive growth in the number, size, and diversity of potentially useful information sources.

The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory (VSTO) Portal at provides a set of guided workflows to implement use cases designed for the VSTO Project.