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CISL Seminar Series: Supporting Open Access Data Requirements within CISL

Title: Supporting Open Access Data Requirements within CISL

Speaker: Bridget Thrasher (NCAR/CISL) & Matt Mayernik (NCAR Library)

In the past year, NCAR/UCAR have adopted a new procedure for data management planning. This new procedure is based on a three-tier data archiving framework that encompasses multiple, distinct NCAR data repositories.The goals of the procedure and framework are:  1) establish more consistency in data management processes and outcomes, 2) quantify the costs that might be associated with using different NCAR data repositories and services, 3) secure long-term data repository sustainability, and 4) ensure that NCAR researchers meet community open access data expectations. To support this procedure, a new Dataset Submission Request System has been created to enable NCAR/UCAR staff to submit data archiving requests. This presentation will provide an outline of these recent developments to inform PIs writing grants and/or staff who are publishing research on how they can meet "open data" requirements.

Bridget Thrasher Biography

Bridget Thrasher is the NCAR Data Stewardship Coordinator. In addition to supporting NCAR researchers with their data management needs, she also manages the DASH repository. Her background includes work in both dynamical and statistical downscaling, and she most recently served as the Earth & Environmental Sciences Librarian at Stanford University. 

Matt Mayernik Biography

Matt Mayernik is Project Scientist and Research Data Services Specialist in the NCAR Library. His work is focused on research projects and service development related to research data curation. He was a member of the Board on Data Stewardship within the American Meteorological Society from 2014-2019, and is a member of the editorial boards of the Data Science Journal and the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).   


*Please note special day of week*

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Time: 10:00am

Location: Mesa Lab, Main Seminar Room   


Room Number: 
Main Seminar Room

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Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
Announcement Timing: 
Monday, February 3, 2020 to Thursday, February 13, 2020
Calendar Timing: 
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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