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Data Management Support for the SPURS Atlantic Field Campaign

By Frederick M. Bingham , Peggy Li , Zhijin Li , Quoc Vu, and Yi Chao 
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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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