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Data services in ocean science with a focus on the biology

October 11, 2021

Biological ocean science has a long history; it goes back millennia, whereas the related data services have emerged in the recent digital era of the past decades. To understand where we come from—and why data services are so important—we will start by taking you back to the rise in the study of marine biology—marine biodiversity—and its key players, before immersing ourselves in the data life cycle, past and present joint global initiatives, and systems that allow(ed) scientists to more easily access biological data, online services through some simple keyboard strokes, and the many challenges we still encounter on a daily basis when dealing with these types of data.

Publication Year 2021
Title Data services in ocean science with a focus on the biology
DOI 10.1016/B978-0-12-823427-3.00006-2
Authors Joana Beja, Leen Vandepitte, Abigail Benson, Anton Van de Putte, Dan Lear, Daphnis De Pooter, Gwenaëlle Moncoiffé, John Nicholls, Nina Wambiji, Patricia Miloslavich, Vasilis Gerovasileiou
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70227295
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Science Analytics and Synthesis