Parton, Dr Graham A

Data Management Specialist/NCAS Data Activity Lead


STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Oxford


OX11 0QX


Experienced Python with past experience in IDL within the environmental data archiving sector, with a PhD in atmospheric physics, MSci in Physics with Astrophysics and a member of the Insitute of Physics and Royal Meteorological Society. Works at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) as a Data Managemetn Specialist with resposibility for atmospheric observational data and interests in metadata, data discovery, data licencing and general research data management. Experience of metadata standards, especially those utilised in the CEDA data catalogue service. Previous role as helpdesk manager for CEDA. Formter Co-chair of the RDA Professionalising Data Stewardship Interest Group and an active member of the IG's 'models' task group examining models of data stewarship. Graham is also the NCAS Data Activity Lead, working with colleagues to help NCAS data to be FAIR-er: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re-usable. He is also involved in a range of activities accross the Environmental Data Service.

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