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Ocean Data Management (self-paced course)



Course format Online
Date 2024-02-01 - 2024-04-30
Duration 35 hours
Cost free of charge

This online, fully self-paced training course provides a comprehensive introduction to the management of marine data, including the guiding principles of data management and typical responsibilities for data managers, data stewards and scientists.

This course is developed by, and for, marine data managers, data stewards and researchers, working in institutions responsible for the collection and good management of marine data.

During this training course, you will be introduced to several general aspects related to the management of marine data, including, metadata, quality control, data policy, data sharing and publishing, data management plans and the research data life cycle. By the end of this course, you will be able to describe and implement the core tasks required for the processing of marine data, explain the importance of metadata, advise researchers on the research data life cycle and explain why a good data management plan is key from the very first initiation steps of a project.

The course will be delivered online between 1 February - 30 April 2024. The estimated time to complete the self-paced course is approximately 35 hours.

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ISCED Categories

Project management
Physical and chemical oceanography
Scientific modelling