Data Science Training for Arctic Research

  • 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
  • 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. International applicants are eligible however travel reimbursement will be restricted to that indicated below.

Travel and Accommodation Support

Participants will receive support to cover the cost of an economy round trip airfare within the contiguous United States, or up to $600 if traveling internationally. Course participants will also be provided with accommodation in Santa Barbara for the duration of the course.

How to Apply

Applications are now CLOSED

Applicants should complete the online application form at the link above.  The application form requests basic demographics in addition to information about research background and data science training and skills. Please also submit a 2-page Curriculum Vita in PDF format to with Arctic Data Training in the subject line.

Your application will only be considered complete if we have received both a completed application form and a 2-page CV.


For applications to receive full consideration, they must be received by 5 pm Pacific Time on Monday, June 19th, 2017.