Bericht über initialen Kernstandard und Kurationskriterien des AtMoDat Projektes (v2.4)


Ganske, Anette et al.

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High-quality results of simulations with atmospheric models are to be published in such a way that they can be used by other scientists for further research. In order to achieve this, the data must be findable, stored in reusable form and described with sufficient metadata. Instructions to fulfil these conditions are the rules of the FAIR principles: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reuseable [Wilkinson et al., 2016].
It is often not clear how these FAIR principles can be implemented in detail. This report provides guidance for the FAIR publication of atmospheric model data in a public repository. It is assumed that the data are published with a DataCite DOI.
The report first describes the FAIR principles. In addition to providing DataCite metadata correctly and as completely as possible, the data itself must be stored in an open self-describing format. In the case of the atmospheric model data, netCDF files standardised according to the CF Conventions are recommended.
The landing page associated with a DataCite DOI must contain a detailed description of the data. It should consist of a human- and a machine-readable part. To enable search engines to harvest metadata from the individual web pages, the machine-readable part of the landing page should use the dataset markup from or an equivalent structure in the DCAT format of the W3C.
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Ganske, Anette; Kraft, Angelina; Neumann, Daniel; Lammert, Andrea; Hoeck, Heinke; Thiemann, Hannes; Voss, Vivien; Grawe, David; Leitl, Bernd; Schlünzen, K. Heinke; Quaas, Johannes (2020). Bericht über initialen Kernstandard und Kurationskriterien des AtMoDat Projektes (v2.4). World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ.

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Contact Dr. Daniel Heydebreck 0000-0001-8574-9093Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Author Dr. Anette Ganske 0000-0003-1043-4964Technische Informationsbibliothek
Author Dr. Angelina Kraft 0000-0002-6454-335XTechnische Informationsbibliothek
Author Dr. Daniel Neumann 0000-0001-8574-9093Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Author Dr. Andrea Lammert 0000-0002-1506-4299Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Author Heinke Hoeck 0000-0002-0131-1404Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Author Hannes Thiemann 0000-0002-2329-8511Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Author Vivien Voss 0000-0001-7329-8192University of Hamburg (MI)
Author Dr. David Grawe 0000-0003-4961-2000University of Hamburg (MI)
Author Bernd Leitl-University of Hamburg (MI)
Author Prof. Dr. K. Heinke Schlünzen 0000-0002-5711-547XUniversity of Hamburg (MI)
Author Prof. Dr. Johannes Quaas 0000-0001-7057-194XUniversität Leipzig
Investigator Dr. Daniel Heydebreck 0000-0001-8574-9093Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Metadata Dr. Daniel Heydebreck 0000-0001-8574-9093Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum


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