• students working with data

    Science is data intensive,
    but today's science education is not.-Visualizing Oceans of Data 2012 Knowledge Status Report

  • Students need to learn to use data
    to solve real problems. Data can't be on the sidelines anymore. -Kim Kastens, Principal Scientist

  • The increasing availability of digital,
    shareable data presents a huge opportunity for society to answer whole new kinds of important questions.-Ruth Krumhansl, Director

Our Areas of Focus

Oceans of Data Institute

“The growth of big data has given rise to a whole new class of questions that need to be asked and answered. We need new tools to help students learn techniques for seeing patterns in data, and for analyzing and interpreting data in ways similar to those practiced by scientists and mathematicians.”

Wayne Harvey, Vice President, EDC