The spiral model - an open research lifecycle involves sharing of each step of the process, including not only scientific papers but also research ideas, data (raw and processed), metadata, methods, software (Minelli et al. 2017).

  Part of: Minelli A, Oggioni A, Pugnetti A, Sarretta A, Bastianini M, Bergami C, Bernardi Aubry F, Camatti E, Scovacricchi T, Socal G (2018) The project EcoNAOS: vision and practice towards an open approach in the Northern Adriatic Sea ecological observatory. Research Ideas and Outcomes 4: e24224.