Public Geodata Repository
To promote the wider use and archiving of free and open geographic data, OSGeo is helping to build a distributed repository and registry of data sources free to access, re-use and redistribute.
Telascience is kindly offering the use of systems hosted at the San Diego Supercomputing Center for processing, data storage and running of web services. The FlightGear Open Source flight simulator project offers public domain vector terrain models.
The systems are open to all those who wish to help.
Please look over the wiki page about what's available now at the .
This is envisaged as a node in a distributed network, other projects are encouraged to syndicate sources and share effort.