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Low availability of code in ecology: A call for urgent action

Authors
  • Culina, Antica
  • van den Berg, Ilona
  • Evans, Simon
  • Sánchez-Tójar, Alfredo
Type
Published Article
Journal
PLoS Biology
Publisher
Public Library of Science
Publication Date
Jul 28, 2020
Volume
18
Issue
7
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000763
PMID: 32722681
PMCID: PMC7386629
Source
PubMed Central
License
Unknown

Abstract

Publication of the analytical code underlying a scientific study is increasingly expected or even mandated by journals, allowing others to reproduce the results. However, a survey of more than 300 recently published ecology papers finds the majority have no code publicly available, handicapping efforts to improve scientific transparency.

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