Academic Commons

Presentations (Communicative Events)

Data Rescue at a Scientific Data Center

Downs, Robert R.

Data rescue offers value for science and the communities of current and future researchers who will have the opportunity to use scientific data that have been rescued. The value of rescuing scientific data is described and some examples of data rescue efforts by the Earth science community are reviewed. Data rescue issues and scientific data centers are described along with data rescue efforts of the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). Three examples of recent SEDAC data rescue efforts are presented, followed by practical observations on data rescue and recommendations for data rescue planning.

Files

  • thumnail for DownsDataRescueSciDataCtr20151020.pdf DownsDataRescueSciDataCtr20151020.pdf application/pdf 2.48 MB Download File

More About This Work

Academic Units
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Published Here
November 6, 2015

Notes

Data Rescue at a Scientific Data Center was presented by Robert R. Downs on October 20, 2015 at Best Practices Exchange (BPE) 2015, which was held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA on October 19-21, 2015.

Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.