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Data Management Best PracticeAvoid using generic file extensions crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceselect a consistent format that can be read well into the future and is independent of changes in applications crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeUse Consistent File Structure and Stable File Formats For Tabular and Image Data crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeIf you are collecting many observations of several different types of measurements at a site, place each type of measurement in a separate data file. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeKeep Similar Information Together crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeConsistently use the same missing value notations for numeric and text/character fields in the data file. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practicespecify the standard source for units in your data set crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeIf a shorthand notation is reported in the data file, the complete units should be spelled out in the documentation crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeDefinitions of flag codes should be included in the accompanying data set documentation. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeCodes should not be parameter specific but should be consistent across parameters and data files. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practicebe aware of, and document, any changes in the coding scheme crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeWithin each data set, choose a format for each parameter, explain the format in the documentation, and use that format throughout the data set. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceunits of reported parameters need to be explicitly stated in the data file and in the documentation crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practicehave names that describe the contents and are standardized across files, data sets, and the project crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeDefine the Contents of Your Data Files crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceinquire about integration and interoperability opportunities for archived data and related data products to maximize data reuse crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practicedata, processing codes, and documentation at all stages of development be routinely copied and backed up on secure and retrievable media crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeKeep copies of your raw data as collected or as received, before any processing has been done. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceit is also important to be able to tell what data were used for the synthesis or model data crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceproper attribution of the source data be included with the derived product crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceusers want to know where your data have been before they were archived crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practicedetermine the likely final destination and likely mode of dissemination of your data crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceconsider the potential user community, the final data archive, and the certain Web accessibility of your data crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best Practiceto reduce the level of effort required to prepare data for sharing. crowston010 years 12 months ago
Data Management Best PracticeCreate, manage, and document your data storage system crowston010 years 12 months ago

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