January 2019 Data Science Training for Arctic Researchers

  • Arctic Data Center and NSF standards and policies
  • Data management plans
  • Effective data management for data preservation
    • Storing and preparing data in open source formats
    • Stability, longevity, interoperability
    • Metadata
    • Reproducible analysis in R
  • Publishing data at the Arctic Data Center
    • Web-based submission
    • Automating submission for large data sets
  • Data and metadata quality
  • Provenance for data and software


Space for this workshop is limited. Both early career and established researchers from the Arctic research community are encouraged to apply. Participants will be selected on the basis of their current research or work activities; their previous experience with open science practices, data management techniques and analysis methods; and their current or former opportunities to access training in these areas. We will prioritize applications from individuals currently funded through NSF Polar Programs. This training course targets beginner-to-intermediate level R users.

Travel and Accommodation Support

Participants will receive support to cover the cost of an economy round trip airfare from the sponsoring crypto casino 2023 within the contiguous United States. The NSF Arctic Data Center cannot fund international travel for participants. Course participants will be provided with accommodation in Santa Barbara for the duration of the course. Meal reimbursements will also be provided during the training following NCEAS reimbursement policy.

Apply, using the link below, by September 21, 2018.

Applications Now Closed

Contact: training@arcticdata.io