OpenEarth: A Flood of Dutch Coastal Data in Your Browser

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

OpenEarth is a free and open source initiative to deal with data, models, and tools in earth science and engineering projects, currently mainly marine and coastal. This presentation was part of the Conference Connecting Data for Research held at VU University in Amsterdam. Presentation topics include:

  • What is OpenEarth?
  • Community
  • Philosophy
  • Features
Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Gerben de Boer
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Delft University of Technology
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License - CC BY-SA 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Coastal data
Continuity of access - - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data access
Data access methods
Data archiving
Data management
Data portals
Data preservation
Data publication
Data reuse - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data sharing
Data storage
Marine data
Ocean data
Re-usable data - FAIR Data Principle
Software management
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Published / Broadcast: 
Monday, October 19, 2015
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research (FOSTER)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
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: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Research faculty
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Repository manager
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide