Through its Open Access Data Centre (OADC), SASSCAL develops and provides services within the brokerage clusters of data management, data analysis, knowledge/technology transfer, science communication, and business services.

Activities at the OADC include data collection and storage, the maintenance and expansion of an automated and long-term observation system, the development of tools for policy and decision makers, the analysis of data for the development of innovative products, the compilation of policy briefs and many more. In particular, SASSCAL supports citizen science and remains committed to the principle of data sharing.