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Founded in 1997, the China Data Center was designed to serve as an international center for advancing the study and understanding of China. A primary goal of the Center was the integration of historical, social and natural science data in a geographic information system. Its missions were: to support research in the human and natural components of local, regional and global change; to promote quantitative research on China; to promote collaborative research in spatial studies; and to promote the use and sharing of China data in teaching and research. The center was partnered with several Chinese government agencies and companies in distributing China statistical data and publications and providing data services outside of China. Building upon other efforts, including the China in Time and Space project, the Center brought together data inaccessible to many scholars because of format and language difficulty. A fundamental role of the Center was the development of cooperative endeavors with China, with other universities, and institutions around the world.


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Record updated: Oct. 12, 2018, 1:56 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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