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Earth Sciences: Research Data Support

Data support at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

Research Data Services at your library
Research Data Services Manager: Samuel Simango Tel +27 21 606 9917
Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa
SADA - NRF South African Data Archive
Data Resources in Africa

The citation advantage of linking publications to open research data

Nature Geoscience will join Nature and Scientific Data in endorsing the principles of the Enabling FAIR Data Project for articles submitted from January 2020 onwards. As such, we will require that our authors make data that support their conclusions available in publicly accessible repositories

FAIR play in Geoscience data

Recommended Data Repositories

SUNScholar Data powered by Figshare
SUNScholarData Library Guide

Earth and Environmental Science

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NATURE Scientific Data

FAIRDOMHub a repository for publishing FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) data, operating procedures and models for the systems biology community

Reed Nature Geoscience paper on FAIR play in geoscience data

Network Repository. An Interactive Scientific Network Data Repository

 

Research Data Services Info

Useful data science tools


RedCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) at SU

REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. REDCap's streamlined process for rapidly creating and designing projects offers a vast array of tools that can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.
REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields


NextJournal - a notebook designed to make complex Data Science painless

Data Nudge A newsletter with useful tips!

Online Data Journals

Nature Geoscience will join Nature and Scientific Data in endorsing the principles of the Enabling FAIR Data Project for articles submitted from January 2020 onwards. As such, we will require that our authors make data that support their conclusions available in publicly accessible repositories

FAIR play in Geoscience data

Geological Society of America (GSA) Journals

Earth System Science Data

Geoscience Data Journal

Big Earth Data

CODATA Data Science Journal

GigaScience

Scientific Data