OTGA Training Course: Ocean Data Management for Researchers, 3-7 Dec 2018, Oostende, Belgium | POGO

OTGA Training Course: Ocean Data Management for Researchers, 3-7 Dec 2018, Oostende, Belgium

Applications for the Training Course on Ocean Data Management for Researchers is open between 13 September until 15 October 2018.

 

All information, including a course flyer, can be found following the link https://www.oceanexpert.net/event/2136

 

Overview

This training course is aimed at researchers at the post-graduate level and provides a comprehensive introduction to a variety of marine datasets and formats and the use of software for synthesis and analysis of marine data. The importance of good research data management practices and the role of researchers will also be highlighted. Personal projects are presented by the students at the end of the course.

 

Aims and Objectives

Provide an introduction to the use of software for synthesis and analysis of marine data 

Introduction to the FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship 

Understand best practice for management and analysis of marine data

 

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of this course include: 

Knowledge and understanding of the importance of management of ocean data 

Experience in use of data analysis and visualization tools 

Recognize the importance of good research data management practice

Awareness of European based marine research projects and data repositories

 

Target Audience

The target audience includes, but not limited to, the following:

- Researchers engaged in oceanographic studies

- Ocean and coastal data managers

- Staff of marine research institutes and universities

 

NOTE: Priority will be given to participants originating from Europe and North African countries. UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.

 

Course Pre-requisites:

- Background in ocean sciences (including marine biology) or related fields

- Good working knowledge of English

- Need to bring own laptop

 

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to all successful students.

For full details and to apply, visit: https://www.oceanexpert.net/event/2136

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