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Volume 28, No. 1
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Data Management Support for the SPURS Atlantic Field Campaign

Frederick M. Bingham Peggy Li Zhijin Li Quoc VuYi Chao
Article Abstract

We developed the data management system for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration-sponsored Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study (SPURS) Atlantic field campaign (SPURS-1). Data management support means more than simply collecting and archiving static data sets. It involves a complex mixture of data visualization, interaction with principal investigators, Web development, public outreach, quality assurance, and archiving for posterity.


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