More than 80 attendees participated in the kickoff meeting, which was aimed at aligning stakeholders and outlining and beginning initial work on developing solutions.

One of the most exciting realizations of the workshop was that the necessary elements needed to effectively share data between repositories and publishers already exist at small scales and that several other international community organizations are already engaged in work to implement parts of the FAIR principles. Thus, adoption across the Earth and space sciences requires, in part, aligning existing activities and ensuring widespread adoption of current standards and recommended practice.

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