Best Practices to future-proof trait data in ecological and evolutionary sciences
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Here is a community driven resource for best practices to future-proof trait data in ecological and evolutionary sciences.
The first idea come from the “Ten (mostly) simple rules to future-proof trait data in ecological and evolutionary sciences” in Methods in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1111/2041-210X.14033. But this is a living document and is open for public additions from the scientific community.
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- Please keep to the nomenclature of files, as seen in the folder
_best-practices. There is some order to this considering the Trait Life Cycle, so if creating new documents, order them by numbers where they fit best e.g.
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