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Re: Please recommend interesting 4-5 star Linked Data Sets

From: <t.omitola@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 21:14:02 +0100
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To: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Cc: W3C public GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
Bernadette

A good example is:
http://data.southampton.ac.uk/datasets.html

on the data.soton platform.

Tope

Quoting Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>:

> Hi all,
> I'm putting together a talk for the upcoming SemTech conference in   
> San Francisco on behalf of the GLD WG and the status of publishing   
> open government data sets worldwide.  I hope this is a no brainer.
>
> Can you please respond with a data set name(s), a 1-2 sentence   
> description & ideally a URL of any 4 or 5 star Linked Data sets that  
>  you know about, can brag about because you're doing it, or think   
> would be of interest to others.
>
> We hope to be announcing the availability of the environmental   
> datasets our team worked on during the last 12 mos.  FYI, we're in   
> the security planning process with EPA and hope to have some good   
> news to share in the coming months.
>
> Step by step we are all getting there. Hopefully the working group &  
>  those lurking on this list are demonstrating the value of these  
> data  sets within verticals & sub-domains with which we work.
>
> I ask for your assistance with some profile raising so that more   
> managers will feel comfortable that there is a thriving ecosystem of  
>  data publishers & consumers.  That will produce the virtuous circle  
>  needed to expand the Web of Data.  TIA.
>
> Have a nice weekend!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Bernadette Hyland, co-chair
> W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
> Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
>
>
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