Clowder has been in development over the past 10 years with contributions from many projects and partners.


If you publish work that uses Clowder, please consider citing the following paper. This will greatly help us find future funding. Thank you!

Luigi Marini, Indira Gutierrez-Polo, Rob Kooper, Sandeep Puthanveetil Satheesan, Maxwell Burnette, Jong Lee, Todd Nicholson, Yan Zhao, and Kenton McHenry. 2018. Clowder: Open Source Data Management for Long Tail Data. In Proceedings of the Practice and Experience on Advanced Research Computing (PEARC '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 40, 8 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3219104.3219159

Projects and Partners

Project and partners that have directly contributed to the development of Clowder:

  • NARA/NSF OCI – Understanding Data Intensive and CPU Intensive Services to Support Preservation and Reconstruction of Electronic Records
  • NSF CDI – Groupscope: Instrumenting Research on Interaction Networks in Complex Social Contexts
  • NSF EAR – Critical Zone Observatory Network for Intensively Managed Landscapes (IML-CZO)
  • NSF ICER - EarthCube Building Blocks: Collaborative Proposal: A Geo-Semantic Framework for Integrating Long-Tail Data and Models
  • NIH – Immunomodulatory and Regenerative Effects of Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Allografts
  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant – Great Lakes Monitoring
  • European Commission – Linking Scientific Computing in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean
  • XSEDE – Large Scale Video Analytics
  • NSF ACI – CIF21 DIBBs: Brown Dog
  • NSF ACI - Sustainable Environment through Actionable Data (SEAD)
  • NSF ACI - CIF21 DIBBs: T2-C2: Timely and Trusted Curator and Coordinator Data Building Blocks
  • Syngenta
  • NSF OAC - Collaborative Research: CSSI: Framework: Data: Clowder Open Source Customizable Research Data Management, Plus-Plus