Data Management 101 - Building your reputation through good data management

Don’t let the changing face of science leave you behind. The proliferation of data from all sources requires today’s scientists to be knowledgeable about sound data management practices. In this free workshop, everything the modern data-producing scientist needs to know about data management will be introduced. We will discuss the rationale for data management, provide an overview for managing science data and demonstrate use of two popular data management planning tools from IEDA and DataOne. This workshop is open to all AGU attendees. Students and early careers scientists are especially encouraged to attend. 


When: Tuesday, December 4 from 12:20 - 1:40

Where: Marriott Marquis, Salons 5-6

Workshop Outline: 

The Case for Data Stewardship: Preserving the Scientific Record

The Case for Data Stewardship: Enhancing Your Reputation

Creating Documentation and Metadata: Creating a Citation for Your Data

Components of a data management plan

Data Management Planning Tool Demos - 

- DataOne




ESIP Data Management Short Course

DataOne Data Management Planning Tool 

IEDA Data Management Planning Tool