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Towards an International Polar Data Coordination Network
Pulsifer, P.L.; Yarmey, L.; Godøy, O.; Friddell, J.; Parsons, M.; Vincent, W.F.; de Bruin, T.F.; Manley, W.; Gaylord, A.; Hayes, A.; Nickels, S.; Tweedy, C.; Larsen, J.R.; Huck, J. (2014). Towards an International Polar Data Coordination Network. Data Science Journal 13: PDA94-PDA102. dx.doi.org/10.2481/dsj.IFPDA-16
In: Data Science Journal. CODATA: Paris, more
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  • Pulsifer, P.L.
  • Yarmey, L.
  • Godøy, O.
  • Friddell, J.
  • Parsons, M.
  • Vincent, W.F.
  • de Bruin, T.F., more
  • Manley, W.
  • Gaylord, A.
  • Hayes, A.
  • Nickels, S.
  • Tweedy, C.
  • Larsen, J.R.
  • Huck, J.

Abstract
    Data management is integral to sound polar science. Through analysis of documents reporting on meetings of the Arctic data management community, a set of priorities and strategies are identified. These include the need to improve data sharing, make use of existing resources, and better engage stakeholders. Network theory is applied to a preliminary inventory of polar and global data management actors to improve understanding of the emerging community of practice. Under the name the Arctic Data Coordination Network, we propose a model network that can support the community in achieving their goals through improving connectivity between existing actors.

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