Introduction – Steps for you towards securing data availability

You are a public administration entity, University, private organization or NGO:

  • collecting data for reports when researching and monitoring phenomenon’s in the Arctic
  • providing scientific based information to organizations serving decisions makers in the Arctic –
    Arctic Council / National Governments

You want

  •  the data on which your organization base your work and policy recommendations to be distributed, easy accessible and low cost reuseable
  • to avoid that your data is only accessible in printed reports or pdf-files and over time lost

Best Practice

  • Make sure your data fulfill international agreed best practices for data sharing
  • Take responsibility for the accessibility to your data
  • Make sure that you have a data distribution system for your data
  • Make sure your data complies to international standards

Follow the guidelines!