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Data stewardship is a shared responsibility between Principal Investigators and data stewards. Principal Investigators are responsible for, and data stewards provide support for: (a) Data collection, data integration, or reuse of existing data; (b) Review of data quality; (c) Description of scientific workflow/process; (d) Provision of standards-compliant metadata; and, (e) Submission of data and data productions. Data stewards are responsible for, and Principle Investigators are consulted and informed on: (a) Preservation of data and data products; and, (b) Provision of formats (e.g., web services, NetCDF, etc.) for data discovery and integration. In addition, Principal Investigators are also responsible for data citation, as appropriate, when preparing documentation, reports, or references. RELATED TERM. Principal Investigator; Data custodianship; Data citation