Workshop on Neotoma Paleoecology Database


Do you work with paleoecological data? Participate in a Neotoma database workshop, hosted at Geotop-UQAM (Pavillon Président-Kennedy)
Trainers: Dr Simon Goring (University of Wisconsin – Madison) & Socorro Dominguez Vidana (UBC)
** Lunches will be provided - limited funding is available for Geotop students and postdocs coming from institutions outside of Montreal **
Please register by filling in THIS FORM.

Prior to the workshop: 
Sharing of online materials for participants to get comfortable with R Markdown, GitHub, Jupyter Notebook, etc. This would be self-administered, with some Q&A zoom sessions as necessary.
Apr 24: Becoming a Neotoma USER
•    Overview of Neotoma, introduction to the “ecosystem”
•    What do we want/need from the database?
•    R workshop, searching for data, downloading & analysis.
Apr 25: Being an effective Neotoma CONTRIBUTOR
•    Data formatting and upload, curating your own datasets.
•    GEOTOP SEMINAR 12:30-13:30.
•    Small group meetings, one-on-one as necessary.
Apr 26: For those interested in becoming dedicated data stewards.
Questions? Contact Nicole (sanderson.nicole [at] (sanderson[dot]nicole[at]uqam[dot]ca)) or Natasha (roy.natasha [at] (roy[dot]natasha[at]uqam[dot]ca)).