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Data Management Best PracticePerform Basic Quality Assurance crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeAssign Descriptive File Names crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeData that are provided in a proprietary software format must include documentation of the software specifications crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeIf the data files were created with custom code, provide a software program to enable the user to read the files crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeAvoid using generic file extensions crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceselect a consistent format that can be read well into the future and is independent of changes in applications crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeUse Consistent File Structure and Stable File Formats For Tabular and Image Data crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeIf you are collecting many observations of several different types of measurements at a site, place each type of measurement in a separate data file. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeKeep Similar Information Together crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeConsistently use the same missing value notations for numeric and text/character fields in the data file. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practicespecify the standard source for units in your data set crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeIf a shorthand notation is reported in the data file, the complete units should be spelled out in the documentation crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeDefinitions of flag codes should be included in the accompanying data set documentation. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeCodes should not be parameter specific but should be consistent across parameters and data files. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practicebe aware of, and document, any changes in the coding scheme crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeWithin each data set, choose a format for each parameter, explain the format in the documentation, and use that format throughout the data set. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceunits of reported parameters need to be explicitly stated in the data file and in the documentation crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practicehave names that describe the contents and are standardized across files, data sets, and the project crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeDefine the Contents of Your Data Files crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceinquire about integration and interoperability opportunities for archived data and related data products to maximize data reuse crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practicedata, processing codes, and documentation at all stages of development be routinely copied and backed up on secure and retrievable media crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best PracticeKeep copies of your raw data as collected or as received, before any processing has been done. crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceit is also important to be able to tell what data were used for the synthesis or model data crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceproper attribution of the source data be included with the derived product crowston011 years 1 month ago
Data Management Best Practiceusers want to know where your data have been before they were archived crowston011 years 1 month ago

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