Whitepaper #408 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: space weather applications; basic research. Additional topics: space weather research/operations/research loop; space weather research/applications/operations pipeline; […]
The Well-Managed Planet requires reliable data covering all of geospace. Data availability must be evaluated for evolving scientific and societal need. New and existing instrumentation must be maintained and operated continuously. Data must be validated, citable, and widely and easily discoverable. Creating this infrastructure is an overwhelming technical challenge worthy of National attention.