ISRIC Data Management Protocol

Year of publication
N.H. Batjes
This Data Management Protocol describes the procedures and processes of ISRIC – World Soil Information (hereafter referred to as ISRIC) with respect to the management and long-term preservation of data produced by the center. It consists of nine sections:
1) Introduction (purpose),
2) Roles and responsibility,
3) Data ownership, sharing and accessibility,
4) Safe and shareable storage during research,
5) Data archiving and registration after research,
6) Data documentation and metadata,
7) Data management and research projects,
8) Relationship to other ISRIC WDC-Soils policies and documents,
9) Document control.