Local Data Management - Data Formats: Using Self-describing Data Formats

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This training module is part of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (or ESIP Federation's) Data Management for Scientists Short Course.  The subject of this module is "Using Self-describing Data Formats".  The module was authored by Curt Tilmes from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  Besides the ESIP Federation, sponsors of this Data Management for Scientists Short Course are the Data Conservancy and the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).This training module is part of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (or ESIP Federation's) Data Management for Scientists Short Course.  The subject of this module is "Using Self-describing Data Formats".  In terms of scientific data within the Earth Science domain, self-describing data formats have become the accepted way of archiving and disseminating data.  The module was authored by Curt Tilmes from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  Besides the ESIP Federation, sponsors of this Data Management for Scientists Short Course are the Data Conservancy and the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  This module is available in both presentation slide and video formats.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Curt Tilmes
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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States - CC BY 3.0 US
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No fee
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Tilmes, C. 2013. “Local Data Management – Data Formats: Using Self-describing Data Formats.” In Data Management for Scientists Short Course, edited by Ruth Duerr and Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners: ESIP Commons. doi:10.7269/P3ZW1HVH
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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self-describing data formats
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Created: 
Sunday, July 3, 2016
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doi:10.7269/P3ZW1HVH
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DOI
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Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP Federation)
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1.0
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Contributor Name: 
Name: 
Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich
Type: 
Writing – Review & Editing
Name: 
Ruth E. Duerr
Type: 
Writing – Review & Editing
Name: 
Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich
Type: 
Voiceover Video Performer
Contact Person(s): 
Curt Tilmes
Contact Organization(s): 
NASA
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Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
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Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Early-career Research Scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
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ESIP Data Management for Scientists Short Course
Framework Node: ESIP Data Management For Scientists Short Course: 
Local Data Management