Data package design

Update – Data Management for Community Survey Data, July 2017

EDI will use a regular blog to keep you informed of progress on the work we started at the Albuquerque workshop (6-8 June 2017), titled “Dataset design for community survey data”. This is the first installment of that blog, and is a summary  of activities since then.

The goals of the workshop were to examine the needs of synthesis scientists using community survey data, and to determine the features of a flexible intermediate for these data. When input data are in a similar format, aggregations and reuse can be greatly accelerated. It is EDI’s goal to facilitated the use of common, flexible intermediate models. We began by examining data commonly used in population and community surveys in this workshop. Continue reading “Update – Data Management for Community Survey Data, July 2017”