Community for Data Integration (CDI)

 Highlights for Community for Data Integration: Climate and Land Use Change, Water, Core Science Systems, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health
  • The FY17 CDI Request For Proposals for proposals is now open from September 14th through October 14th.
  • FY16 CDI Awarded Projects were announced at the March Monthly Meeting. Congratulations to the 2016 project teams!
  • The CDI has received the 2015 Award in Anayltics and Big Data from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC). Thanks to everyone who has made the community a great success!
  • Congratulations to Fran Lightsom for receiving the 2015 CDI Leadership Award! Many thanks to Fran for her dedication to CDI and her enthusiasm over the last four years.

About CDI

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Community for Data Integration (CDI) represents a dynamic aggregation of multiple communities of practice, focused on the advancement of scientific data and information management and integration capabilities across the USGS and external organizations to enhance earth science research. Learn more About CDI.

Projects and Products

The CDI encourages innovative ideas across the community through working groups and seed funding for projects. Through these efforts, the CDI has produced many data integration tools, Web applications, data integration and management frameworks, and educational resources. Search for current and past CDI Products and Publications.


The CDI represents a community of scientists, data managers, data stewards, and technology developers coming together to identify solutions to ensure that scientific data are effectively hosted, adequately described, and appropriately accessible. The CDI offers many ways to participate.