A Custom data management system, International LTER Information Management Workshop, The NASA Scientific Data Purchase Program, and Web-based data entry for dummies.
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Table of Contents
|About this Issue||1|
|A Standard for Creating Dynamic, Self-documenting Tabular Data Sets Using Matlab®||Wade Sheldon||2|
|International LTER Information Mangement Workshop||John Porter||4|
|NASA Data Purchase Program Offers No-cost Acquisition of Remote Sensing Data||Greg Hoch||5|
|Simple Tools for Creating Web-based Data Entry||Brent L. Brock||6|
|Public Access and Use of Electronically Archived Data: Ethical Considerations||Brent L. Brock||6|
|Evolution of a Multisite Network Information System: The LTER Information Management Paradigm||Wade Sheldon||7|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Where can I get information about metadata and other issues in econinformatics?||8|