Confluence Retirement

In an effort to consolidate USGS hosted Wikis, myUSGS’ Confluence service is scheduled for retirement on January 27th, 2023. The official USGS Wiki and collaboration space is now SharePoint. Please migrate existing spaces and content to the SharePoint platform and remove it from Confluence at your earliest convenience. If you need any additional information or have any concerns about this change, please contact Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

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Proposal Ranking Criteria (from ppt at the 2011 Workshop)

  • Deliver immediate benefit to solve an existing data integration challenge.
  • Create an infrastructure that can be leveraged.
  • Demonstrate a methodology and/or solutions architecture that can be repeated/replicated for other data.
  • Create an environment that allows future innovative applications to access USGS data.
  • Tangible deliverables implemented by July 31, 2012
  • Can be done without additional funding
  • Advances scientific data infrastructure
  • High contribution to interdisciplinary scientific decision-making
  • Highest benefit to the most scientists