25 Communication and Documentation

25 Communication - Communication and Documentation Ott and Longnecker Chp 20 Pagano and Gauvreau Tufte Scientific Process A clear statement of

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Unformatted text preview: Communication and Documentation Ott and Longnecker Chp. 20 Pagano and Gauvreau Tufte Scientific Process ¡ A clear statement of objectives ¡ A conceptual model ¡ a framework for characterizing systems, making predictions, and testing hypotheses ¡ A good experimental design and a standardized method for collecting data ¡ Statistical rigor and sound logic for analysis and interpretation ¡ Clear documentation of methods, results, and conclusions ¡ Scientific Process ¡ A clear statement of objectives ¡ A conceptual model ¡ a framework for characterizing systems, making predictions, and testing hypotheses ¡ A good experimental design and a standardized method for collecting data ¡ Statistical rigor and sound logic for analysis and interpretation ¡ Clear documentation of methods, results, and conclusions ¡ Peer review Dichotomies of Communication ¡ Oral : Written ¡ Informal : Formal ¡ Numerical : Graphical ¡ Self : Others Formal Written Communications ¡ Abstract ¡ Introduction ¡ Methods ¡ How data were collected ¡ Model or analysis method used ¡ Results ¡ Conclusions ¡ References ¡ Appendices Formal and Informal Verbal Presentations ¡ Lectures ¡ Seminars ¡ Briefings ¡ A story, which is provided in the context of some question being addressed Documentation vs. Journal Article ¡ Documentation ¡ A record ¡ Detailed information about how the work was conducted ¡ Steps can be followed to get the same results ¡ Journal Article ¡ New insight ¡ Findings provided within the context of well understood methods and theory ¡ Peer reviewed Documentation: Metadata HEMLOCK GRID METADATA David R. Foster, Audrey Barker Plotkin, David Orwig December 3, 1999 Variable = TREE Variable Type = Identifier Definition = All trees are tagged in the field with their number Variable = X Variable Type = Spatial location Definition = corresponds with the X axis of the plot, which ranges from 0-60 m Units = meters Variable = Y Variable Type = Spatial location Definition = corresponds with the Y axis of the plot, which ranges from 0-120 m Units = meters Variable = SPECIES Variable Type = categorical Code = ACRU, Acer rubrum BEAL, Betula alleghaniensis BELE, Betula lenta BEPA, Betual papyrifera CADE, Castanea dentata FAGR, Fagus grandifolia HAVI, Hamamelis virginiana PIRU, Picea rubens PIST, Pinus strobus QURU, Quercus rubra TSCA, Tsuga canadensis UNK, Unknown Documentation: Code...
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25 Communication - Communication and Documentation Ott and Longnecker Chp 20 Pagano and Gauvreau Tufte Scientific Process A clear statement of

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