Best Practices for Geoscience Paper of the Future
An article reviewing best practices and author guidelines for a Geoscience Paper of the Future appears in the special issue of the AGU Earth and Space Science journal:
- Towards the Geoscience Paper of the Future: Best Practices for Documenting and Sharing Research from Data to Software to Provenance. Yolanda Gil, Cédric H. David, Ibrahim Demir, Bakinam T. Essawy, Robinson W. Fulweiler, Jonathan L. Goodall, Leif Karlstrom, Huikyo Lee, Heath J. Mills, Ji‐Hyun Oh, Suzanne A. Pierce, Allen Pope, Mimi W. Tzeng, Sandra R. Villamizar, and Xuan Yu. DOI: 10.1002/2015EA000136.
Section 4 provides an overview of GPF best practices, which are summarized in Table 1 and Figure 2 as a GPF author checklist.
Some Exemplars of Geoscience Paper of the Future
Published Geoscience Papers of the Future serve as reference exemplars that illustrate how authors addressed the recommended best practices. These papers cover diverse areas of geosciences, each with particular requirements and challenges:
"The Geoscience Paper of the Future" training materials for the OntoSoft project are available from http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1586773 under a CC-BY license.
A powerpoint version of the slides is available upon request.