Recent News from the Research Data Archive

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JRA-55 will be discountinued at the end of Jan 2024

Dec. 5, 2023

Updates of the near real-time JRA-55 data will discontinue at the end of January 2024. That marks the end of …

RDA services unavailable November 17-20, 2023

Nov. 14, 2023

Due to scheduled maintenance on the RDA database system, the following RDA data services will be unavailable starting 5 PM …

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RDA data subsetting services unavailable October 27-31, 2023

Oct. 18, 2023

Due to scheduled maintenance on the HPC systems at NCAR, RDA data subsetting services will be unavailable October 27-31, 2023. …

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ORCID Login Now Live

Sept. 21, 2023

Logging into the RDA using ORCID is now the only method to access the Research Data Archive's value added services …

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RDA transitioning to ORCID for Globus login

Aug. 25, 2023

With the upcoming transition to ORCID for RDA user authentication, the NCAR RDA organizational identity for Globus login will be …

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RDA Transitioning to ORCID Login (Updated to September 20)

Aug. 7, 2023

The RDA will be transitioning to using ORCID as our primary authentication method beginning on September 20, 2023. Users are …

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