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Standard Country Names

What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. Ahhh love.  Juliet speaks lovely poetry but we learn, as the story unfolds, that names and the identification they impart are in …   read more …

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Standard Latitudes and Longitudes

What?  Where?  When? These are key questions that every scientist or other collector of data must answer. What is the value of the thing we are measuring? Where are we taking the measurement? When are we taking the measurement? In …   read more …

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Standard Dates

One of the big jokes among people who manage scientific datasets goes like this: The great thing about standards is … there are so many to choose from! Ba-dum-bum crash! While this one liner may never make it to late-night …   read more …

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