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RFI: A Unified Data Framework for DOE Biological and Environmental Research

The Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Program, as DOE’s coordinating office for research on biological systems, bioenergy, environmental science, and Earth system science, is seeking input on the need and the structure of a unified data framework that links or integrates existing data activities within BER. Information produced in response to this request may be used by the BER Advisory Committee (BERAC) to help inform and recommend to BER a strategy for next-generation data management and analysis within a unified framework.

DATES: Written comments and information are requested on or before October 31, 2023.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit comments by email only. Comments must be sent to with the subject line ‘‘BER unified data’’.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information may be submitted to Dr. Tristram O. West, (301) 903–5155,