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EML Best Practices V.3

The LTER Information Management Committee (IMC) has created a significant knowledge base, and made it available through its website, That website is being reorganized, and many of its general data management resources are being migrated to other locations, most notably, to EDI ( One of these which is used both within and beyond the LTER is the EML Best Practices recommendations; Version 1 was released in 2005, and a much-expanded Version 2 in 2011. Version 3 was released in 2017 by EDI, with a simple goal: to generalize it for a broader community, while still acknowledging the LTER IMC as its originators. The Version 3 draft was circulated within the LTER’s best practices mailing list, and comments incorporated. Continue reading “EML Best Practices V.3”