International Environmental Data Rescue Org.
- Computers & Technology
- Emergency & Safety
- Health & Medicine
Location20 Ocean StreetJonesport, ME 04649 United States
Our Mission is to find, rescue, and digitize all historical environmental data and to make those data available to the world. We assist the scientific and educational communities of mainly developing countries locate, rescue and digitize all environmental data currently at risk on perishable media and to make those digitized data freely and openly available to the world scientific and educational communities before those data are gone forever.
The International Environmental Data Rescue Organization, IEDRO, is a non-profit organization that assists the scientific and educational communities of mainly developing countries to locate, rescue and digitize all their environmental data currently at risk on perishable media and to make those digitized data freely and openly available to the world scientific and educational communities before those data are lost forever.
After the US Government ceased its support to rescue and digitize these critical historic weather records, IEDRO continued the scientifically critical work as a separate non-profit endeavor using private funds mainly from charitable foundations and individuals helping us gather data to give researchers a better understanding of climate change and global warming, to help prevent starvation, improve flood and mud slide forecasts, to forecast the spread of diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever.
Our activities include the discovery, rescue and digitization of foreign environmental data, mainly meteorological (weather) observations, now residing on paper, microfilm and microfiche and magnetic tapes.
We support scientific research and operations in meteorology, hydrology, climatology with additional support to the fields of agriculture, ornithology, oceanography, disease control, rural development, transportation, construction, disaster preparedness and especially climate change and global warming throughout the world.