Gump South Pacific Research Station

by | May 18, 2022 | Field Station

Generic Data Policy V1.0 Release and Github/Zenodo Workflow

 After more than a year of community consultation and feedback, the FAIR Island Project team published the first official release of the Generic Place-based Data Policy to Zenodo. The Generic Place-based data policy is a template derived from the draft Tetiaroa...

Provide Data Policy Feedback with Hypothes.is

Several weeks ago we posted about the migration of our data policy work from Google Docs to Github. With that migration we began to use Github issues for both repos that hosted the Generic Data Policy and the draft Tetiaroa Data Policy. This was great - it allowed us...

Project Newsletter #1

We just sent our first project newsletter! Below is a quick blurb and to read the full thing, check out this link. To be on the list to get these quarterly updates moving forward click subscribe at the bottom of the page. Thanks for following along!Hello from the FAIR...

Guest Blog for UCNRS introducing FAIR Island

The FAIR Island Team is establishing a collaborative relationship with the University of California Natural Reserve System (UCNRS). This is a network of 41 reserves that cover most of California's natural habitats (see the image below for details).  As part of that...

Adding Field Station RORs to DataCite Metadata

One thing that has become apparent in our FAIR Island Project is that there is not a standard way to acknowledge the field station where the research was done. Researchers come from all over the world and have their own home institutions, which they list as their...

FAIRsFAIR Review of Tetiaroa Data Policy

The FAIR Island Project participated in the FAIRsFAIR Policy Enhancement Support Programme in the first part of 2021 sharing the draft Tetiaroa Data Policy. The Policy Support Programme was an open call for policy enhancement support launched in late 2020. The call...

Migrating our Data Policies to Github

The Tetiaroa Data Policy and the Generic Place-based Data Policy that evolved from it, were both originally drafted in Google Documents. It was an easy way for many people to edit directly, comment and view, but it masked the evolution of the Policy, which is one key...

FAIR Island Featured in the FAIRsFAIR Implementation Stories!

This Spring FAIRsFAIR published an implementation story [1] on FAIR Island aligned with their theme: "Supporting Data Management Planning for FAIR." From the FAIRsFAIR website: FAIRsFAIR Implementation stories illustrate good practices in research communities and...

Tetiaroa Society ROR

We are very excited that the Tetiaroa Society application for a ROR was approved! ROR stands for Research Organization Registry and RORs are organizational identifiers. The Tetiaroa Society ROR is https://ror.org/04p8xrf95 The Tetiaroa Society ROR was in the first...

Welcome to our Field Station Advisory Committee!

The FAIR Island Team is excited to establish and welcome our first Field Station Advisory Committee. This Advisory Committee was established to optimize the insight and experience of leading field station and research site network personnel: those who are best...