Blog series: WUR shares Data on Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas

It is inescapable: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data and code. The oft-used slogan for data sharing by research institutions and funders is  “as open as possible, as closed as necessary”. Wageningen University and Research have also included this principle in its strategic plan 2019-2022…

Blog series: WUR shares Data on Forest Ecology and Forest Management

There is no way to ignore it: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data and code. The guiding principle for data sharing by both scientific institutions and research funders (such as NWO) is increasingly “as open as possible, as closed as needed”. WUR also included this…

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Blog series: WUR shares Data on LAND USE, CARBON & EMISSION

There is no way to ignore it: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data and code. The guiding principle for data sharing by both scientific institutions and research funders (such as NWO) is increasingly “as open as possible, as closed as needed”. WUR also included this…

Interoperability in data and models – why and how

Communicating with each other requires using the same language, if necessary, with hands and feet. Key element in Interoperability (the I in FAIR) is understanding each other’s data. From data to person and from data to machine. Therefore, to increase interoperability it is indispensable to add context and shared vocabulary…

WUR Data Steward activities for Systems and Synthetic Biology and Microbiology: an interview with Bart Nijsse and Jasper Koehorst

How is it ensured that large datasets are properly stored? How do we come to uniformity? Who monitors our data? Data is called the new gold. We want to take good care of something valuable. Bart Nijsse is the guardian of the data of the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic…

Sharing data in the ‘monitoring of food loss and waste’ program

The reduction of food loss and waste is high on the national agenda. The ministry of LNV finances the Wageningen Food and Biobased Research (WFBR) project on monitoring food waste (BO project). Martijntje Vollebregt is the project leader of this project in which data from the different stakeholders in the…