Backup to the Future: Creating the Kepler/K2 long-term “living archive”

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What if something horrible happens in the future? Great Scott! Do we have a backup? Is a backup even enough? At the Kepler Asteroseismic Science Operations Center (KASOC) we have a goal that all data and information from Kepler and KASC is preserved for the future. The benchmark is that the data should be useful for, at least, the next 50 years. But how do we ensure that hundreds of terabytes of data are understandable or even readable in half a century?
Original languageEnglish
Article number01009
JournalE P J Web of Conferences
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2017
EventSeismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars 2016: Using Today’s Successes to Prepare the Future Joint TASC2 & KASC9 Workshop – SPACEINN & HELAS8 Conference - Angra do Heroísmo, , Portugal, Terceira-Açores, Portugal
Duration: 11 Jul 201615 Jul 2016


ConferenceSeismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars 2016
LocationAngra do Heroísmo, , Portugal
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