Salinity Data Management Best Practices Workshop Report, August 3-4, 2005.
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NOAA Coastal Services Center
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center hosted a workshop focused on data management for real-time in-situ salinity data in Charleston, South Carolina, during the first week of August 2005. Participants in the workshop included representatives from NOAA offices and representatives from regionally based coastal ocean observing systems. The workshop’s goal was to create a “best practices” guide for users who collect, manage, and archive real-time, in-situ salinity data. This guide would include three topical areas: 1. Accurate quality control of salinity data 2. Management of metadata 3. Effective data dissemination to various users Unfortunately, the goal was not quite met. Each of the workshop’s topics required more in-depth discussions and debate than time allowed. Yet, the workshop made significant progress. The participants approved a concise set of quality control parameters for salinity. They narrowed the vast list of metadata p.....
PublisherNOAA Coastal Services Center
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Sea surface salinity
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
CitationNOAA Coastal Services Center (2005) Salinity Data Management Best Practices Workshop Report, August 3-4, 2005. Charleston, SC, NOAA Coastal Services Center, 37pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-705
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