Big Data and Data from Sensors.
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UKEOF Data Advisory Group
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This paper aims to provide a broad range of the UKEOF community and partners with a brief and introductory overview of the current state-of-play of big data, including UKEOF partner use cases in environmental observation and science, and highlights some key challenges in this rapidly emerging and developing space. Classified as being one of the ‘eight great technologies’, big data is a rapidly evolving set of concepts and approaches which includes data discovery, collection, (re)combination, mining, analytics and preservation and may be applied to very large, dynamic and complex datasets. The UKEOF Data Advisory Group highlighted that a number of partners are working in this area and that there would be a benefit to bringing their knowledge together. Though aimed at the members of the UKEOF partnership, the paper illustrates in the context of both the providers, users of data and services through relevant use cases, particular technology issues and challenges,.....
PublisherUK Environmental Observation Framework (UKEOF)
Series;NrUKEOF Advice Note;5
Best Practice TypeManual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
CitationUKEOF Data Advisory Group (2017) Big Data and Data from Sensors. Bailrigg, UK, UK Environmental Observing Framework, 6pp. (UKEOF Advice Note 5). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-913