In an effort to make data more FAIR we refined the metadata requirements for publishing resources on HydroShare! Click "Help" above to read more about publishing in HydroShare. These new requirements will improve metadata quality and make HydroShare a better place to store and share data!.

HydroShare is CUAHSI's online collaboration environment for sharing data, models, and code.

How can HydroShare support your research?

FAIR

Sharing research products with colleagues and others using FAIR Data Principles

A dependable data management and publication solution for hydrologic data types and models

A gateway to cloud compute resources using Jupyter and Matlab

Tools for collaboration, enabling you to manage access and more easily work together

Tools for engaging students in active learning

Compliance with funding agency or journal publisher requirements for sharing data

A REST web service API and Python client for automated access

Discover and access data and models published by others

Web apps for visualizing, analyzing, and running models on data in HydroShare

How it works

Create data
1

Create data

Collect your data using the same methods you use now. HydroShare supports a broad set of hydrologic data types.
Upload to HydroShare
2

Upload to HydroShare

Upload your data files to HydroShare through the web user interface. HydroShare will automatically extract as much metadata as it can from the files you upload.
Describe with metadata
3

Describe with metadata

Use HydroShare's simple metadata entry forms to finish describing your data so that your colleagues can find, access, and interpret it.
Share with colleagues
4

Share with colleagues

Choose who has access to the data and models you have uploaded to HydroShare. You can share with individual users or make your resources public for everyone to access.
Formally Publish
5

Permanently Publish

Obtain a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) so your work can be easily cited. Reference related journal publications in your metadata.

Who uses HydroShare?

Whether you are a faculty member, researcher, student, or a professional, HydroShare provides functionality that can take your research to the next level of openness and reproducibility, enhance the trustworthiness of research findings, and increase the reusability of research outputs.


HydroShare provides Data Services to meet the needs of many different research organizations.

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Trusted by the Scientific Community

We collaborate with a variety of institutions to ensure that HydroShare is a trusted repository for your data and research products. We are committed to FAIR Data Principles and strive to maintain functionality to support more transparent and reproducible research.

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