(J. Conners, IM Component Lead)
Information management involves the use of design, management, and communication principles in facilitating the presentation and preservation of data as well as its flow through many stages involving data collectors, analysts, curators, programmers, users, and technologists. The focus of information management work extends to community level concerns with data coordination, integration, and reuse.
Palmer LTER Information Management addresses site science needs by creating an information environment, one prominent element of which is an information system that serves as a publishing system, a local data repository, and a forum for joint work. Design and articulation work are important elements of the Palmer Information Management Strategy. Specific information management aims and the Palmer information system history are summarized below.Objectives (read more)
History and Architecture (read more)