Data Science Training for Arctic Research

Event Type: Field Training and Schools

When: 31 July 2017 to 1 August 2017

Where: Santa Barbara, California

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The Arctic Data Center announces a call for applications for the Data Science Training for Arctic Researchers workshop. This workshop will provide researchers with an overview of best data management practices, data science tools, and concrete steps and methods for more easily documenting and uploading data to the Arctic Data Center.

Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. PDT, 19 June 2017.

Workshop topics will include:

  • Arctic Data Center and National Science Foundation standards and policies
  • Data management plans,
  • Effective data management for data preservation,
  • Publishing data at the Arctic Data Center,
  • Data and metadata quality, and
  • Provenance of data and software.

Space for this workshop is limited. Early- and established-career researchers from the Arctic community are encouraged to apply.
Participants will be selected based on the applicant's current research or work activities; previous experience with open science practices, data management techniques, and analysis methods; and current or former opportunities to access training in these areas.

Participants will receive support to attend the meeting.

Applications should be completed online and the application form requests information about research background and data science training and skills.

Applicants should submit a two-page curriculum vitae in PDF format via email with Arctic Data Training in the email subject line to Amber Budden at aebudden [at]

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