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  National Oceanographic Data Center Home Page
Mount Hesperus is the high peak in the background.
The National Oceanographic Data Center is a national repository and dissemination facility for global oceanographic data which acquires and preserves a historical record of the Earth's changing environment to be used for operational applications and ocean climate research.
NODC is an organization made up of the Oceanographic Data Center, National Coastal Data Development Center, World Data Center for Oceanography, and the NOAA Central Library which are integrated to provide access to the world's most comprehensive sources of marine environmental data and information.
www.nodc.noaa.gov   (181 words)

  STARTREK.COM : Biography
Even with that goal, Data turned down a chance to be human offered by Q in 2364, quoting Shakespeare's "To thine own self be true," but inched closer to his goal with the discovery of an "emotion chip" created by his builder, Dr. Noonien Soong.
Data was the fifth and next-to-last model created by Soong and his then-wife Juliana on the Omicron Theta science colony, activated on Feb. 2, 2338 when found by members of a U.S.S. Tripoli away team after the Crystalline Entity had drained the life force from the 411-member colony.
Data has said his post-activation months were rough, but the crew who found him inspired him to join Starfleet and, after being deemed sentient, he was accepted to Starfleet Academy in 2341 - with Cmdr.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/series/TNG/character/1112457.html   (1425 words)

  Data - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Latin plural data is also used as a plural in English, but it is also commonly treated as a mass noun and used in the singular.
Such data are typically further processed by a human or input into a computer, stored and processed there, or transmitted (output) to another human or computer.
Raw data is a relative term; data processing commonly occurs by stages, and the "processed data" from one stage may be considered the "raw data" of the next.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Data   (653 words)

 Data (Star Trek) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Data's character was a rough counterpart to Spock from Star Trek: The Original Series (TOS) in that he had a rational, analytical mind and found humans hard to understand.
Data refused, then sought and won a legal judgment – with the aid of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, his commanding officer serving as his legal counsel – declaring him a sentient being with the same rights as other Federation citizens ("The Measure of a Man").
Data's upper spinal support was a polyalloy designed for extreme stress; his skull was composed of cortenide and duranium ("The Chase").
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Data_(Star_Trek)   (3146 words)

 Idea Group Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Data Warehousing and Mining (DWM) is the science of managing and analyzing large datasets and discovering novel patterns and in recent years has emerged as a particularly exciting and industrially relevant area of research.
Prodigious amounts of data are now being generated in domains as diverse as market research, functional genomics and pharmaceuticals; intelligently analyzing these data, with the aim of answering crucial questions and helping make informed decisions, is the challenge that lies ahead.
The Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining provides a comprehensive, critical and descriptive examination of concepts, issues, trends, and challenges in this rapidly expanding field of data warehousing and mining (DWM).
www.info-sci-pub.com /encyclopedia/details.asp?ID=4465   (316 words)

 N C H S - Health E Stats - Preliminary Births for 2004:  Infant and maternal health
Where data for only a portion of the year are revised (Florida and New Hampshire implemented the 2003 revision during the course of the year, that is, after January 1, 2004), both revised and unrevised data for items that are not comparable for the State are excluded.
Data from the vital records of the remaining 35 States, the District of Columbia, and New York City are based on the 1989 revision of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth, which follows the 1977 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standard, allowing only a single race to be reported (7,9,10).
In order to provide uniformity and comparability of the data during the transition period, before all or most of the data are available in the new multiple race format, it was necessary to “bridge” the responses of those who reported more than one race (multiple race) to one, single race.
www.cdc.gov /nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hestats/prelimbirths04/prelimbirths04health.htm   (1886 words)

 TNG - Lieutenant Commander Data
Data remained in a dormant condition underground, where he was discovered in 2338 by the crew of the Starship Tripoli.
Data served as father of the bride for the wedding of Miles O'Brien and Keiko Ishikawa in 2367, and found it necessary to learn to dance to fulfill this ceremonial function.
Data employed a new submicron matrix transfer technology to allow his own neural pathways to be duplicated in another positronic brain, which he used as the basis for his child.
mario.lapam.mo.it /tng/data.htm   (2033 words)

 Data @ NASA GISS: GISS Surface Temperature Analysis: 2005 Summation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, the error bar on the data implies that 2005 is practically in a dead heat with 1998, the warmest previous year.
One large source of differences is the attempt in the GISS method to estimate the temperature anomaly for all areas that have at least one station located within 1200 km, using weights for these stations that decrease linearly with distance from the station.
These two ocean data sets are combined by working with anomalies for both data sets and defining anomalies relative to a common period, specifically 1982-1992.
data.giss.nasa.gov /gistemp/2005   (1337 words)

 POPIN >> Data
Data for particular countries may be available on the web sites of national statistical authorities (list by Statistics Division).
Data and information on the current status of the population and family planning programme at the provincial level in 30 provinces/ municipalities of China.
Comprehensive database providing sex-disaggregated data on population and households; work and economy; education and communication; public life and decisionmaking; and health, crime and violence, for countries in the UNECE region.
www.un.org /popin/data.html   (996 words)

 Define data - a definition from Whatis.com
(1) In computing, data is information that has been translated into a form that is more convenient to move or process.
Relative to today's computers and transmission media, data is information converted into binary digital form.
Data transmission can often be sent with intermittent connections in packets that arrive in piecemeal fashion.
searchstorage.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid5_gci211894,00.html   (272 words)

 What is data? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Data can exist in a variety of forms -- as numbers or text on pieces of paper, as bits and bytes stored in electronic memory, or as facts stored in a person's mind.
This is Chapter 1 of Randall Hyde's book, "Art of Assembly Language." It describes the binary and hexadecimal numbering systems, binary data organization (bits, nibbles, bytes, words, and double words), signed and unsigned numbering systems, arithmetic, logical, shift, and rotate operations on binary values, bit fields and packed data, and the ASCII character set.
Ameriscan: Data Recorders - Data loggers to monitor and develop systems to control the condition of your temperature-sensitive products whether they are in process or in transit.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/D/data.html   (423 words)

 EPIC Page on EU-US Airline Passenger Data Disclosure
Under this scope the transfer of personal data to US government agencies can hardly be seen as a fulfillment of the contractual obligations of the airlines or travel agencies vis-à-vis their passengers (see Working Party's Opinion WP 66).
However, the purpose of requesting data is not limited to the investigation and prevention of terrorism, but to all "serious criminal offenses." Therefore the allegation remains that the US is using foreign private companies as data collectors for law enforcement purposes.
The companies would then have to send this data to law enforcement agencies in the appropriate destination country, and would also be asked to investigate all foreign nationals who fail to leave the EU on the scheduled date of their return flight.
www.epic.org /privacy/intl/passenger_data.html   (6842 words)

 HRSA: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
The Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation, 2005 presents National- and State-level data on the health and well-being of children, their families, and their neighborhoods from the National Survey of Children's Health.
Womens Health USA 2002 current and historical data on some of the most pressing health challenges facing women and their families.
Data on health and health-related indicators in three categories: population characteristics, health status and health services utilization.
www.mchb.hrsa.gov /data   (199 words)

 About data: URLs
The format is very simple, but it is easy to forget to put a comma before the segment or incorrectly base64 encode a file.
A data: URL provides a file-in-a-file, which potentially can be very long relative to the width of a document.
However, data: URLs are not supported by IE or Safari.
www.mozilla.org /quality/networking/docs/aboutdata.html   (298 words)

 Real Estate Center Data
Civilian employment and unemployment (household survey) data for all states, MSAs (metropolitan statistical areas), cities and towns, and counties in the U.S..
The state data are available from 1978 through present and the MSA and county data are available from 1990 through present.
Decade population data for: all states, MSAs (metropolitan statistical areas) and counties in the U.S..
recenter.tamu.edu /data   (242 words)

 10x10 / 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time / by Jonathan J. Harris   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are countless other ways to use this data -- analyzing how words and pictures come in and out of the news over time, studying world trends based on what's happening in the news, creating picture-based worldviews -- your imagination is the only limit.
In addition to gathering data for each hour, 10x10 concludes the top 100 words and pictures for every day, month, and year, based on word and picture popularity in that timeframe.
You are welcome to use the data produced by 10x10, but if you do, please include a link back to 10x10 (http://tenbyten.org) on your site.
www.tenbyten.org /developers.html   (793 words)

 KDD Cup 1998 Data   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is the data set used for The Second International Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Tools Competition, which was held in conjunction with KDD-98 The Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.
The users of the data must notify Ismail Parsa (iparsa@epsilon.com) and Ken Howes (khowes@epsilon.com) in the event they produce results, visuals or tables, etc. from the data and send a note that includes a summary of the final result.
If you intend to use this data set for training or educational purposes, you must not reveal the name of the sponsor PVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America) to the trainees or students.
kdd.ics.uci.edu /databases/kddcup98/kddcup98.html   (304 words)

 Data Lifeguard - Unique Data Protection
Data Lifeguard Tools, WD's exclusive combination of hardware features software utilities and services, provide the highest level of data protection available on a hard drive today.
Data Lifeguard Tools, a set of software utilities that work in conjunction with the embedded Data Lifeguard features, make hard drive installation, management, diagnostics and repair simple and worry-free.
Data Lifeguard, one more reason why no other hard drive manufacturer is more committed to data protection than Western Digital.
support.wdc.com /dlg/facts.asp   (270 words)

 JISAO Climate Data Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This data archive is slowly being migrated to the
A good way to find a data set on this and the CSES pages is to google "jisao keyword," where keyword could be SST, or the name of a particular data set.
Data of various spatial and temporal scales for the Americas and surrounding ocean regions in support of the Pan American Climate Studies program.
www.jisao.washington.edu /data_sets   (1008 words)

 USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) EROS, Sioux Falls, SD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The original DEM 7.5 minute tiled data available only in Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS) form is available at no cost via downloads from the GeoComm International Corporation at http://gisdatadepot.com/dem and from MapMart.com at http://www.mapmart.com, and from Advanced Topographic Development and Images (ATDI) at http://www.atdi-us.com.
Data corrections are made in the NED assembly process to minimize, but not eliminate, artifacts, perform edge matching, and fill sliver areas of missing data.
SDTS Format Data Dictionaries: SDTS DLGs require the use of either the uncompressed SDTS Master Data Dictionary file as a single tar file for 1:2M, 100K, 1:24K or a series of uncompressed small files for 1:2M.
edc.usgs.gov /geodata   (890 words)

 L7 Data   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Included are links for ordering Landsat 7 data as well sources of Landsat 4, 5 and other related and heritage land remote sensing data.
Landsat data for a number of these coral reef scenes are available from the Millennium Coral Reefs Landsat Archive.
Data are provided in ERDAS Imagine (.img) and band sequential (bsq) formats.
landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov /main/data.html   (627 words)

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Without ";base64", the data (as a sequence of octets) is represented using ASCII encoding for octets inside the range of safe URL characters and using the standard %xx hex encoding of URLs for octets outside that range.
Some versions of the data URL scheme have been used in the definition of VRML, and a version has appeared as part of a proposal for embedded data in HTML.
An application should not interpret the contents of a data URL which is marked with a media type that has been disallowed for processing by the application's configuration.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc2397.txt   (891 words)

 Data on-line
Data Base of the Occurrence and Distribution of Pesticides in Chesapeake Bay, the data, in a searchable format, are on the Web as a good example of how libraries and scientists can cooperatively deliver information in an electronic environment.
EPA data, various database are searchable there (but sometime, it is necessary to be registered before).
The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments.
www.ulb.ac.be /ceese/meta/data.html   (1314 words)

 Solar System Data
Some of this data, especially for the smaller satellites, is not very accurate in the first place.
The accuracy of mass and density data is also limited by the uncertainty in the value of the gravitational constant.
This table and those on the other data pages were prepared with the generous help of Dr.
www.seds.org /nineplanets/nineplanets/data.html   (285 words)

The work of the Data Center is an essential component of all of SEMCOG's planning functions.
The Data Center collects, analyzes, and disseminates information about Southeast Michigan, tracking the region's building permits, employment, population, school enrollment, manufactured housing, master plans, and land use, as well as data from the Census Bureau.
These data are compiled into annual reports and into long-range predictions of what the region can anticipate in coming years.
www.semcog.org /Data   (170 words)

 Developing with Core Data
Secondly, Core Data provides an infrastructure to deal with common functionality such as undo and redo and data persistence, allowing you to get on with the task of building innovation into your application.
In order to be properly managed, a data object needs to be associated with its managed object context and an entity definition that is part of the managed object model that is being implemented by the context.
It allows Core Data to efficiently optimize the objects that are loaded into memory and leave unused data on disk.
developer.apple.com /macosx/coredata.html   (2423 words)

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