The repository is on one hand the data archive for SaltWiki. Here you will find all images and media SaltWiki is refering to and which you can find in SaltWiki. Authors can use all these in writing an article according to their licence.
On the other hand the repository serves as a virtual research environment for the experts where they will find not only the scientific primary data sets but also an as complete as possible literature collection with the research data behind. The experts can share them on a scientific basis in order to support research and teaching. The more data are found in the repository the more valuable they will be for all and the research.