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Data Management Advisory Board

Committee members

Name

Institution

Committee Role

Leslie Hsu

US Geological Survey

Committee Chair

Helen Glaves

British Geological Survey

Member

H.K. Ramapriyan

Science Systems and Applications, Inc.

Member

Nancy Ritchey

NOAA

Member

Bob Samors

Belmont Forum

Member

Uwe Schindler

Marum University of Bremen

Member

Jerry Sheehan

National Institutes of Health

Member

Greg Tananbaum

Open Research Funders Group

Member

Marta Teperek

Delft University of Technology

Member

Juanle Wang Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences Member

Lesley Wyborn

Australian National University

Member

Jane Wyngaard

University of Notre Dame

Member

Shelley Stall

AGU

Staff Partner; Senior Director, Data Leadership

Committee charge

The committee provides overall guidance on the AGU data programs and related AGU efforts around open and FAIR data aimed at fulfilling the spirit of AGU’s data position statement. Committee members guide and assist in increasing awareness, education, and adoption of best practices and other complementary practices specific to Earth and space science data domains. They provide insight and expertise for the administration of data programs, including assessments, geared towards Earth and space sciences to help improve data management understanding, operations in repositories, and to determine the level of adoption across the community. They also provide insight and expertise in communicating the importance of organizations complying with the Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement and support the community’s understanding of best practices for implementation.

Data board

Key initiatives

  • Provide input on materials and guidance documents to assist in the awareness and implementation of data management best practices.
  • Provide input on methods to promote open and FAIR Data.
  • Provide input on methods to promote best practices for repositories.

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