Data Rescue Projects


A collection of datasets that have been or are currently being rescued.

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Items in the Data Rescue Projects Collection

A warehouse specially constructed for storing and preserving astronomical plates was first refurbished so as to maintain an environment that was nearly constant temperature and humidity, and free from dust and moths.
28994 astronomical…

Since 2006 the USGS has sponsored a Data Rescue Project to preserve and make accessible legacy USGS science records. The USGS Data Rescue Project has continued to expand and seek USGS science data sets at risk of loss due to obsolescence of media or…

The Avaneya: Viking Lander Remastered project has an interesting story behind it, one which began with the Avaneyaproject. The Avaneya project is a grass roots collaborative initiative to produce a libre, DRM free, cerebral, science fiction game…

The rescue of an academic repository in reel to reel 1/4" magnetic was discarded by obsolescence and no replay equipment.