ISRIC Spring School

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

The ISRIC Spring School aims to introduce participants to world soils, soil databases, software for soil data analysis and visualisation, digital soil mapping and soil-web services through two 5-day courses run in parallel.  Target audiences for the Spring School include soil and environmental scientists involved in (digital) soil mapping and soil information production at regional, national and continental scales; soil experts and professionals in natural resources management and planning; and soil science students at MSc and PhD level.  Examples courses include "World Soils and their Assessment (WSA) and Hands-on Global Soil Information Facilities (GSIF).  Data management topics are included within the course topics.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
ISRIC World Soil Information
Access Cost: 
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 reuse - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Expert guidance - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
R software environment
Software management
Soils data assessment systems
Soils software and data management applications
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Engineering: Aerospace Engineering
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
ISRIC World Soil Information
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Interactive Resource - requires a user to take action or make a request in order for the content to be understood, executed or experienced.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Name: 
ICSU - World Data System (WDS)
Type: 
Endorser
Contact Organization(s): 
ISRIC World Soil Information
Educational Info
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.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Graduate student
Research scientist
Research faculty
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 Day (but less than 1 week)
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide