Best practice for Data Management. Version 1.2.
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de Boois, Ingeborg
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
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This document is intended as a general guidance for creating and maintaining data collections in ICES – although a number of the general principles can be applied anywhere. It will particularly be a useful resource for expert groups that seek to establish new data collections and systems within ICES, and aims to act as a guide for considerations and work that should be worked out by the contributors ahead of creating formal data calls or building systems to host the data. The document has been initiated in a collaboration between ICES Data Centre and the Data and Information Group (DIG) to ensure that data are managed, structured, and developed in a robust way that will allow best possible use of the data. The focus of the document is for data contributors, possibly already in an ICES working group, seeking to prepare and establish data collections, or to contribute data to existing systems. Data contributors may or may not be aware of how ICES data submissions work, so some sections .....
Other TitleICES User Handbook: Best Practice for data management.
PublisherInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea
Series;NrICES User Handbooks;
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.A
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Spatial CoverageNorthwest Atlantic
CitationICES (2022) Best practice for Data Management, Version 1.2. Copenhagen, Denmark, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, 15pp. (ICES User Handbooks). DOI: https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.8884