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Ausbau der Sozial-Raumwissenschaftlichen Forschungsdateninfrastuktur (SoRa+)

FAIR, intelligent, integrativ



expanded SoRa infrastructure intends to support its users at every step on the

way to the creation, use, and analysis of linked data by relieving them of as

much as possible of all data and linkage-related work. This goal will be

realized by extending the data offer (survey data & geodata), developing

new user services (e.g., geocoding, use of own geodata), their integration in the

scientific workflow, and extensive dissemination activities. From a

professional perspective, the work starts with guidelines for linking social

and spatial science research data and ends with community activities to handle

linked data and disseminate the research results at conferences and the

publication in quality-assured scientific journals. From a technical

perspective, the work starts from geocoding one's data to the linked data set

and citable documentation of the links.


2023-04-01 – 2026-03-31


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft


  • Leibniz-Institut für Ökologische Raumentwicklung OÖR
  • SOEP – The Socio-Economic Panel, DIW – German Institute of Economic Research