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Centers of Excellence - ASERL CFDP: Open Parks Network

This guide provides information about the Collaborative Federal Depository Program (CFDP) and the 3 agencies for which Clemson is a Center of Excellence.

Open Parks Network & The National Park Service

OPN LogoNPS LogoThe Open Parks Network (OPN) project seeks to serve as "the Knowledge Pipeline for the Parks Community" by digitizing park data and maintaining it in an accessible cyberinfrastructure.


The purpose of the OPN is "to unite the highly distributed parks community of managers, researchers, policy-makers, and citizens, through the development and use of cyberinfrastructure, to foster a greater distribution of knowledge and facilitate more informed, science-based management decisions."

Open Parks Network Project

A brief discussion of the Open Parks Network (formerly the Open Parks Grid)

Open Parks Network Blog