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Data management planning for a signature research centre

Scientific equipment can now regularly produce what we might perceive enormous volumes of data. Gene sequencers or imaging system that can produce 200 gigabytes in a day are already in common use at the University of Nottingham, and equipment already exists which can produce 100 terabytes in a day. Data volumes are always likely to …

Why subject-specific research data repositories are important and challenging

Continuing innovation in scientific instrument design is driving the production of ever-larger volumes of digital research data, and allowing new research questions to be addressed. Instruments that can produce 100 gigabytes per day are becoming more common, and the Promethion is an extreme example of an instrument which¬†can produce 4 terabytes per hour at¬†maximum capacity. …