GRIIDC Article in Current

Former GRIIDC Program Manager Sandra Ellis co-authored an article published in the newest Current: The Journal of Marine Education entitled “The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative: Data Transparency and Data Sharing + Classroom Activity.” In the article, Ellis discusses the background of data transparency and data sharing. She explains a new rule mandating an open data policy for federal agencies and the many advantages of open data. She also explains how the GoMRI Data Sharing Policy is incorporating data sharing principles, as well as a classroom activity for educators! Check out the article on pages 44-47 to learn more!