Environmental Data Initiative Five Phases of Data Publishing Webinar - How to clean and format data using Excel, OpenRefine, and Excel

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This webinar provides an overview of some of the tools available for formatting and cleaning data,  guidance on tool suitability and limitations, and an example dataset and instructions for working with those tools.

This video in the Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) "Five Phases of Data Publishing" tutorial series covers the second phase of data publishing, cleaning data.

For more guidance from EDI on data cleaning, also see " Creating 'clean' data for archiving," located here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW_-XTwJ1OA.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Colin Smith
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Environmental Data Initiative (EDI)
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No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data cleaning
Data publication
Data transformation
Data wrangling
Digital scholarship
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Environmental Data Initiative (EDI)
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Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
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Research scientist
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Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
FAIR Data Principles
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