Basic Marine Data Management
This course provides an introduction to the steps required to manage and archive marine data including the guiding principles of data management and typical responsibilities for data managers.
Aims and Objectives:
â�¢ Provide an introduction to the management of oceanographic data, with a focus on the participantsâ�� national and regional environments
â�¢ Provide guidance on the establishment of national facilities for the management of oceanographic data
â�¢ Demonstrate the use of a software package for the analysis and visualization of oceanographic data to develop a national collection
â�¢ Introduce the concept of metadata for managing data
â�¢ Highlight some publicly available marine datasets
â�¢ Knowledge and understanding of the management of oceanographic data from data assembly to product generation
â�¢ Understanding of the core tasks required for the processing, manipulation and analysis of oceanographic data
â�¢ Awareness of the various formats used to store marine data
â�¢ Understanding of the importance of metadata for describing and managing data
â�¢ Ability to use software for the interactive analysis and visualization of oceanographic profile data
Participants are encouraged to bring their own data for analysis in class.
Students should have good computer skills knowledge in the use
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