2018 NOAA Environmental Data Management Workshop (EDMW)

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

The EDMW 2018 theme is "Improving Discovery, Access, Usability, and Archiving of NOAA Data for Societal Benefit." The workshop builds on past work by providing training, highlighting progress, identifying issues, fostering discussions, and determining where new technologies can be applied for management of environmental data and information at NOAA. All NOAA employees and contractors are welcome, including data producers, data managers, metadata developers, archivists, researchers, grant issuers, policy developers, program managers, and others.  Links to recordings of the sessions plus presentation slides are available.
Some key topic areas include:

  • Big Earth Data Initiative (BEDI)
  • Data Governance
  • NCEI's Emerging Data Management System
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Lifecycle Highlights
  • Data Archiving
  • Data Integration
  • Metadata Authoring, Management & Evolution
  • NOAA Institutional Repository
  • Video Data Managment & Access Solutions
  • Unified Access Format (UAF), ERDDAP & netCDF
  • Improving Data Discovery & Access to Data 
  • Arctic & Antarctic Data Access
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Data archiving
Data discovery and identification - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data integration
Data management
Data management planning
Data visualization
Metadata editors
Metadata registries
Metadata standards
Scientific publications
Scientific record archives
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Published / Broadcast: 
Friday, April 27, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Collection - a group or set of items that comprise a single learning resource, e.g., a PDF version of a slide presentation, an audio file of the presentation and a textual representation of the oral transcription of the presentation.
Contact Organization(s): 
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
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: 
Primary Source - artifact, document, recording, or other source of information created at the time under study and provides first-hand testimony or direct evidence concerning a topic under investigation.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data manager
Data professional
Early-career research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Research scientist
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: 
FAIR Data Principles
Framework Node: FAIR: