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Open Science goes Geo - Part III: Beyond Data and Software
Conveners: Martin Hammitzsch , Sam Illingworth 
Thu, 16 Apr, 17:30–19:00

Open Science is a broad movement looking beyond Open Access to publish openly and share scientific research immediately. Accessibility is addressed on all levels for everyone, without fees.

This short course forms Part III in the Short Course series 'Open Science goes Geo'. Part III covers various forms of research results including algorithms, numerical models, geo-samples, virtual workspaces, and further aspects of Open Science such as metrics, persistent identifiers, and unambiguous linking of research results to scientists.

Open Science not only deals with Open Access papers but scientific research results in general including figures, data, models, algorithms, software, tools, notebooks, laboratory designs, recipes, samples and much more. Furthermore, it covers the communication, review, and discussion of research results and considers changing needs regarding incentives, quality assessment, metrics, impact, reputation, grants and funding. Thus Open Science encompasses licensing, policy-making, infrastructures and scientific heritage while safeguarding the dynamic nature of science and its evolving forms.

However, this short course is meant not to carry too far with Open Science. Rather, the short course looks at what innovative ways to collaborate and share research are possible nowadays and how they can be applied to the geosciences. The speakers present Open Science solutions and introduce networks. It is aimed to show how researchers can benefit from Open Science in various flavors, acknowledging the drawbacks and highlighting the opportunities available for geoscientists.

The short course will close with a mini panel discussion to gear follow-up discussions.

- Rolf Sander, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Executive Editor Geoscientific Model Development (GMD)
- Kerstin Lehnert, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of the Columbia University, International Geo Sample Number (IGSN)
- Jens Klump, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), International Geo Sample Number (IGSN)
- Chris Herwig, Google
- Jochen Klar, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
- Dorit Kerschke, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
- Joachim Wächter, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

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Related short courses:
- Mon, 13 Apr, 17:30-19:00, Room B1: Open Science, Public Engagement and Outreach: why bother?
- Tue, 14 Apr, 12:15-13:15, Room B4: Public Engagement and Outreach – Science Communication, Case Studies
- Tue, 14 Apr, 17:30-19:00, Room B1: Open Science goes Geo – Part I: Research Data
- Wed, 15 Apr, 17:30-19:00, Room B1: Open Science goes Geo – Part II: Scientific Software
- Thu, 16 Apr, 17:30-19:00, Room R4: Public Engagement and Outreach – Scientists Must Film! Filmmaker Workshop
- Thu, 16 Apr, 17:30-19:00, Room B5: Open Science goes Geo – Part III: Beyond Data and Software
- Fri, 17 Apr, 08:30-10:00, Room B4: Open Science goes Geo – Part IV: Winning Horizon 2020 with Open Science