Strategies for Open and Permanent Access to Scientific Information in Latin America: Focus on Health and Environmental Information for Sustainable Development

Marjorie McGuirk

Marjorie McGuirk is a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina, USA, where she serves as Liaison for National Programs. Her thirty years of experience in science includes work in data management, applied climatology, and instrumentation, such as the Climate Reference Network and the Wind Profiler Network. She was a consultant to multiple Commissions of the World Meteorological Organization, including Aviation, Agriculture, Climatology, and Basic Systems. She was recently an author on an analysis of climate change impacts on transportation systems for the National Research Council.

  • The Global Alliance for Enhancing Access to and Application of Scientific Data in Developing Countries, of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, UN G@ID
  • U.S. National Committee for CODATA
  • Brazilian National Committee for CODATA.
  • CODATA Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in Developing Countries