USGS - science for a changing world


a collaborative scientific database enhancing scientific inquiry and acuity.

Key Elements
  • Data cataloging and collaborative data management platform
  • Central search and discovery application
  • Web services facilitating other applications
  • Research community catalogs

ScienceBase Documentation Wiki

ScienceBase is an Open Source project that provides current documentation about its structure, information model, services, directory and repository. The wiki provides guidance for using services to interact with the Science API, including JSON examples. Links to examples showing use of ScienceBase services are also provided.

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