Term: description Class:  
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Created 10 February 2017
Last modified 10 April 2017
Contributed by Maria Esteva


Definition: An account of a resource (dataset, project, model, publication) a process (experiment, simulation, hybrid simulation, field reconnaissance, etc.) or an event.  DesignSafe 
Examples: In writing a description, try to answer all or some of the following questions:
What is this resource? How or through which methods was it obtained? What is the purpose of the resource? What are the results attained through this resource?
The nouns in the description are used for search and retrieval of the datasets.