Welcome to KomFor!

Services for Research Data

KomFor is the link between research and community based data facilities, libraries and journals collaborating to improve the quality and availability of research data in the earth sciences. The way to achieve this is by building sustainable and reliable ways for data publications in line with quality standards in scientific publishing. KomFor provides access to data publishing resources for projects, institutes, research groups, and individual reseachers, spanning the entire life-cycle of research data.


The Competence Center is proposed as link between Geoscientific facilities and an existing archive network for earth and environmental data in Germany. KomFor generally aims at improving the overall availability and quality of data in a sustainable way.

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