|PAGE 21 to define data management objectives|
2012 Other | Written by Magdalena Tomasik | Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Kirsten Elger from Alfred Wegener Institute, Division of Geosciences and Periglacial Research came to Akureyri to discuss PAGE21´s data management objectives.
Writing and following a data management plan is the principle pre – requisite for complying with current policy of PAGE21 Project. There is no one – size – fits recipe for a data management plan, says Jean – Pierre Lanckman, the Arctic Portal data manager who recently joined the team in Akureyri. It is important to strike the balance between putting a data at risk with too few controls and creating unnecessary administrative procedures.
It is important to understand the scope of data management, what the objectives are and what practices are required, to be able to easily plan and organize the relevant information.
Elger and Lanckman will spend next few days for defining those objectives for PAGE21.
PAGE21 is a large – scale integrating collaborative project under the ENV call topic: ´´Vulnerability of Arctic permafrost to climate change and implications for global GHG emissions and future climate´´, coordinated by prof. Hans – Wolfgang Hubberten.
The project aims to understand and quantify the vulnerability of permafrost environments to a changing global climate and to investigate the feedback mechanisms associated with increasing greenhouse gas emissions from permafrost zones.
Read more about PAGE21 project here.