11 Works

Data from: Water, water everywhere: Defining and assessing data sharing in academia

Steve Van Tuyl & Amanda L. Whitmire
This dataset supports a research project and paper where we define criteria for assessing the effectiveness of data sharing, under the assumption that the goal of data sharing is to make the data usable, with minimal effort, to the new user. We take the position that the bar should be set relatively low for the usability of data in order to facilitate the downstream goals of sharing such as validation of results, reproducibility of research,...

Data and code from: Variability in academic research data management practices: implications for data services development from a faculty survey

Amanda L. Whitmire
This dataset includes comma-separated text files with tabular data from survey responses and the R code used to visualize them. The following abstract describes the research study. See the README file for a more thorough description of the data. Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to demonstrate how knowledge of local research data management (RDM) practices critically informs the progressive development of data services (RDS) after basic services have already been established. Design/methodology/approach:...

GLiMR toolset (ArcGIS geoprocessing tools), instruction manual, and 3D data used in support of the manuscript \"GLiMR: A GIS-Based Method for the Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Artifacts\"

Here, we describe and demonstrate a geographic information systems-based lithic morphometric research (GLiMR) software approach. GLiMR accurately and rapidly handles a sequence of ArcGIS procedures to extract geometric morphometric data from 2D and 3D scan files of lithic artifacts. GLiMR generates three main types of geometric properties: shape data, topographic data and domain aggregate data. These data can be extracted in ways that support other analyses of artifact form, including Generalized Procrustes Analysis, Principal Components...

Household Survey Data 2010: Dams and Population Displacement on China’s Upper Mekong River

This is the data set used for the analysis in the paper "Dams and Population Displacement on China’s Upper Mekong River: Implications for Social Capital and Social-Ecological Resilience." In 2010, in collaboration with Chinese colleagues, we administered a household survey questionnaire to 729 households in more than 30 villages across Fengqing, Yun, and Lancang counties in Yunnan Province, China. Because of our specific interest in agriculture and social capital for this paper, we restricted the...

Blended sea level anomaly fields with enhanced coastal coverage along the U.S. West Coast.

Craig M. Risien
We form a new data set of fields of sea level anomalies by combining gridded daily fields derived from altimeter data with coastal tide gauge data. Within approximately 50-80 km of the coast, the altimeter data are discarded and replaced by a linear interpolation between the tide gauge and remaining offshore altimeter data. A 20-year mean is subtracted from each time series (tide gauge or altimeter) before combining the data sets to form the merged...

Datasets from Upper-Crustal Magma Evolution at Intermediate Arc Systems: Uranium-Series Zircon Chronochemistry of the Unzen Volcanic Complex, Southwestern Japan

Crystal-rich (40~50 vol.%) intermediate lava has been the primary eruptive product of several recent hazardous eruptions: Mt. Pinatubo, Philippines (1991), Soufriere Hills, Montserrat (1995-present), and Unzen, Japan (1990-1995). Despite this association with such devastating eruptions, the formation, timing, and evacuation of such magma is not well understood: do such eruptions tap a long-lived, multi-cycle crystal mush, or, is it generated in a single magmatic cycle prior to eruption? This thesis explores this question through research...

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