Procedure for ongoing collection and collation of European Polar observing capacities and activities, WP 6 – European Polar Coordination Office Deliverable No D6.1.
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Larsen, Jan Rene
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A diverse and distributed range of existing polar observing facilities and activities could be better utilised to address societally relevant scientific problems. The fundamental challenge related to the utilisation of polar observations is that observing networks and observing systems that produce observations are diverse and distributed of nature. There are many networks of polar observing facilities and activities and portals that organises information about observing facilities and activities, but often they do not share the information. If they do, it is done in a non-consistent way with custom data structures, custom vocabularies, and typically with limited access. There are only a few standards for organising the information within this field. The hindrances for an efficient organisation of the information are technical as well as political, social, and psychological. This document formulates recommendations that can address these hindrances. The technical recommendations have.....
PublisherEU-PolarNet 2 Consortium
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Spatial CoveragePolar Regions
CitationLarsen, J.R., et al (2022) Procedure for ongoing collection and collation of European Polar observing capacities and activities, WP 6 – European Polar Coordination Office Deliverable No D6.1. Bremerhaven, Germany, EU-PolarNet, 35pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1889