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Guide Tool: Final Data Sharing & Archiving Requirements

Guide Tool: Final Data Sharing & Archiving Requirements

This document explains the policies and process for completing your project’s data management activities and ensuring compliance with federal data sharing and archiving standards. It includes a template for your final Data Sharing Report along with several examples of completed projects with accessible data. These steps are only required for projects that collected or generated new data.

How to access resources
Guide resources are provided as open-view Google Docs to promote access. Open the document, then make a copy or download the resource in your preferred format (File > Download).


This tool is part of an online Guide to Collaborative Science and was developed by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System’s Science Collaborative Program.