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Sustainable Software for the Future of Science: A User’s Perspective

Downs, Robert R.

The sustainability of scientific software is critical for the future of science. Recent efforts by funding agencies to recognize software as a contribution to science demonstrate the importance of software for science. Scientific software should be prepared and maintained for subsequent use in the future. Developers of scientific software should consider potential users and the future usability of the software.

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Center for International Earth Science Information Network
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September 4, 2014

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Presented by Robert R. Downs in the Ignite-Style Plenary Session convened on Wednesday, 9 July 2014, during the 2014 Summer Meeting of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) held in Frisco, Colorado, on 8-11 July 2014.

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