Community for Data Integration (CDI)

The Community for Data Integration (CDI) is a dynamic community of practice working together to advance scientific data and information management and integration capabilities in the USGS. This is a publicly available web space managed by community members, and much of the content found throughout this site provides exposure to current thinking of the community. It is provided into the public space to encourage participation and collaboration with the many groups and individuals who are working on similar issues but does not represent official policy of the USGS or the U.S. Government in general.

Membership in CDI is open to anyone interested in participating or contributing to the community. Members receive notifications about upcoming CDI meetings as well as other information about the community. If you would like to become a member, please email


Announcements and Links

CDI Group Learning is happening now - join at any time to learn Usability, NetCDF, Unit Testing, and Power Apps/Automate with your peers.

The next monthly meeting will be April 8, 2020.

Slides, recording, and notes are posted for the most recent monthly meeting on March 11, 2020.

FY20 Request for Proposals

3/12/20: Congratulations to the FY20 Funded project teams, you can view the awardees on the 2020 Proposals Page

All PIs will be contacted in the coming days with more information.

CDI Monthly Meetings (2nd Wednesdays at 11:00 am ET)

The CDI Monthly Meetings bring together the community to encourage discussion through presentations from USGS programs and science centers as well as outside organizations to share application development and new technologies, discuss data initiatives, and address data and metadata management challenges.

Collaboration Areas

Collaboration Area membership is open to all employees, other government agencies, and external organizations. View descriptions of all areas on the CDI Collaboration Area Page.

About the CDI

For questions, information, or help please contact


The CDI Calendar has recently been migrated to a myUSGS Confluence calendar. To add this calendar to your Outlook on the Web or Google calendar, please see the page Manage CDI Calendar Events.

Please note that the default time zone shown on the calendar may not be your current time zone. To change your time zone, go to your user icon in the upper right corner–> Settings and edit your time zone. Email with any questions.

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