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Supporting Social Scientists working with the CSCs in Data Sharing Efforts

Best Practices and Approaches to Managing Social Science Data


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Social scientists funded through the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) and the Climate Science Centers (CSCs) have an obligation to provide access to their climate science related research data. We suspect, as with other data types, that tools for creating and editing social science metadata specific to the climate science domain and linking the metadata to the actual data either do not exist or are non-intuitive for scientists. Through our research we sought to verify whether any definitive metadata tool for social scientists working in the climate science domain exists. We also sought to determine whether a commonly agreed upon social science metadata standard exists. We suspect that the Data Documentation [...]

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Principal Investigator :
Michelle Wiest
Co-Investigator :
J. D. Wulfhorst, Jeremy Kenyon, Greg Gollberg
Funding Agency :
CMS Group :
Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASC) Program

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