# Changelog

All notable changes to DEIMS-SDR are documented here.

## [v.2.1.0] - 2018-09-12

### Added

  • New documentation: deims.org/docs
    We updated our documentation in order for it to be more user-friendly. We are looking forward to your feedback.
    DEIMS now generates identifiers for sites, similar to an ORCID or a DOI. They are persistent, resolvable and unique.
  • Added changelog page

### Changed

  • We moved to a new URL: deims.org.
    While the old URLs still work and forward to the new URL it is recommend to update all references.
  • Updated the login screen
  • Modified the site form to better incorporate sites outside the LTER network
  • Merged site, dataset, data product, sensor and network search pages into one global search
  • Updated footer
  • Moved several items from navigation menu to the footer
  • Rearranged frontpage
  • Changed fonts

### Removed

  • Removed draft functionality for sites
    We had to remove the feature to unpublish sites in order to comply with data citation standards

## [v.2.0.5] - 2017-08-28

### Added

  • GeoServer instance and thus WMS and WFS support
  • New map
  • pyCSW instance and thus CSW and OAI-PMH support

## [v.2.0.0] - 2016-08-28

### Added

  • Research Site as new conceptual model in addition to the Site (former research site)
  • Included improved methods for harvesting of metadata

### Changed

  • Update of the design and the map interface
  • Updated site and dataset metadata model. These changes affect the following fields:
    • Research topics
    • Parameters
    • Ecosystem and Land Use
    • EUNIS Habitat types
    • Infrastructure components