Data management challenges in analysis and synthesis in the ecosystem sciences.

  title={Data management challenges in analysis and synthesis in the ecosystem sciences.},
  author={Alison Specht and Siddeswara Guru and Lynette Houghton and Lucy E. Keniger and Patrick D Driver and Euan G. Ritchie and Kee-hung Lai and Andrew Treloar},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
Open-data has created an unprecedented opportunity with new challenges for ecosystem scientists. Skills in data management are essential to acquire, manage, publish, access and re-use data. These skills span many disciplines and require trans-disciplinary collaboration. Science synthesis centres support analysis and synthesis through collaborative 'Working Groups' where domain specialists work together to synthesise existing information to provide insight into critical problems. The Australian… CONTINUE READING
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