[Esip-preserve] Townhall abstract

Mark A. Parsons parsonsm at nsidc.org
Fri Aug 14 12:51:22 EDT 2009

I get the idea, but I don't know that we have a compelling argument.  
It just sems more people will be around and fresh on Monday. I'm not  
particularly bothered myself, except I know that Sunday will be hard  
to attract anyone.

On 14 Aug 2009, at 10:43 AM, Peter Fox wrote:

> An example would be: not that you have any/all this situation...
> We wish the TH to follow X session at AGU which is requested to be  
> scheduled on Monday.
> We wish to precede the agency night (we)
> We wish to precede the section/fg meetings (Tu)
> We have a key presenter who is only available on Monday.
> Why / how would broad interdisciplinary input be best achieved on  
> Monday evening?
> You get the idea?
> ---Peter.
> On 14/08/2009, at 12:25 PM, Mark A. Parsons wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Here's a cut at an abstract. It is exactly 100 words, so any edits  
>> cannot make it longer.
>> Peter, I don't really know where to justify our Monday request, but  
>> I note: To ensure broad interdisciplinary input, we request the  
>> meeting be scheduled for Monday evening.
>> Cheers,
>> -m.
>> Peer-reviewed data publication and other strategies to sustain  
>> verifiable science.
>> Objective, verifiable science requires formal, reviewed publication  
>> of data and research results. Data publication contributes to many  
>> necessary scientific processes including transparency,  
>> reproducibility, documentation of uncertainty, and preservation.  
>> The AGU Council reaffirmed this fundamental responsibility in a new  
>> position statement (http://www.agu.org/outreach/science_policy/positions/geodata.shtml 
>> ).
>> Nonetheless, data publication lacks established cultural practice  
>> for modern data volumes and complexity. This townhall will briefly  
>> present the AGU position statement and some evolving data  
>> publication practice. We then seek input from all disciplines on  
>> modern approaches for data peer-review and peer-recognition,  
>> citation, and other verification practices. The Federation of Earth  
>> Science Information Partners will publish discussion results.
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