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  Training Workshop II: Data Management for Scientific data (19/11/2008 - 21/11/2008) - pictures

  • Location: Innovocean Site, Wandelaarkaai 7, B-8400 Oostende, Belgium
  • Teachers: Simon Claus & Klaas Deneudt
  • Day I: Wednesday, 19 November, 2008
    • 14.00 14.15: Welcome and presentation of VLIZ and the Innovocean Site; Aim of the workshop
    • 14.15 15.00: General principles of data management (Presentation)
      • Data and metadata (discovery metadata, ...)
      • Data formats and exchange (International formats, data exchange...)
      • Data processes
      • From raw data to information
      • Data treatment: archiving, documenting, integrating
      • Quality Control

    • 15.00 16.00: Use of Data management systems (Part I)
      • Use of spreadsheets or relational databases
      • Use of relational database
        • Limitations & benefits
        • Principles: entities, attributes, relationships
        • Tables, fields, relations

    • 16.00 16.30: Coffee
    • 16.30 18.00: Hands-on exercises on relational databases, Part set up databases

  • Day II: Thursday, 20 November, 2008
    • 09.00 10.30: Data Documenting and Archiving (Demonstration NIOO Data Portal)
      • Objectives and approach
      • Hands on exercise of the NIOO Data Portal
    • 10.30 11.00: Coffee

    • 11.00 12.30: Use of Data management systems (Part II)
      • Use of relational database
      • Queries, forms, reports
      • Import/Export of data to relational databases and statistical programs
    • 12.30 13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30 15.00: Hands-on exercises on relational database, Part queries

    • 15.00 15.30: Coffee
    • 15.30 17.00: Hands-on exercises on relational database, Part import/export

    • 17.00 17.30: Use of Data management systems (Part III)
      • Use of spreadsheets
      • Summarizing: Checklist - Guidelines

    • 17.00 19.30: A taste of the Flemish hospitality: Reception offered by VLIZ

  • Day III: Friday, 21 November, 2008
    • 09.00 09.45: Open repositories, Publishing data, data citation and data papers. (Presentation)
    • 09.45 10.30: Managing your own data
      • Data from the NIOO trainees (Breakout groups)
    • 10.30 11.00: Coffee
    • 11.00 12.00: Managing your own data (Breakout groups)

    • 12.00 12.30: Presentation results breakout groups

    • 12.30 13.30: Lunch
    • CLOSURE
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