Geoscience Digital Data Resource and Repository Service (GeoDaRRS) Workshop

Agenda Track

September 7, 2018 - What is the existing landscape and what gaps exist in that landscape for data producers and users?

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1:00–1:30 - Participant Registration.  

1:30–1:40 - Workshop introduction, Doug Schuster, NCAR

1:40–1:50 - Review pre-workshop survey results, Matt Mayernik, NCAR

1:50–2:05 - Building Community Informed and Driven Data Services at NCAR: Accomplishments and Roadmap, Sophie Hou, NCAR

2:05–2:20 - BCO-DMO:  Domain-Specific Data Management Services for the Marine Biogeochemistry and  Ecology Communities, Danie Kinkade, BCO-DMO

2:20–2:35 - Globus Platform Services for Data Publication, Greg Nawrocki, Globus

2:35–2:50 - The Neotoma Paleoecology Database - Current Infrastructure, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Directions, Jessica Blois, UC Merced

2:50–3:05 - FAIR-aligned Scientific Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Open and FAIR Data, Shelley Stall, AGU

3:05–3:10 - Summarize breakout group charges

3:10–3:30 - Break - Coffee provided

3:30–4:45 - Breakout groups sessions

4:55–5:25 - Breakout group reports and preview tomorrow


September 8, 2018 - What would you like to have and why?

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8:00–8:30 - Participants arrive - Coffee provided  

8:30–8:40 - Introduction to the day

8:40–8:55 - Pangeo’s vision for scientific computing in the big-data era, Joseph Hamman, NCAR RAL

8:55–9:10 - HydroShare: A Platform for Collaborative Data and Model Sharing in Hydrology, David Tarboton, USU Logan

9:10–9:25 - A deep submergence vehicle user’s perspective about data management services at NSF-supported facilities, Masako Tominaga, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

9:25–9:40 - The challenges and opportunities of being able to interrogate ensembles of numerical weather prediction models, Russ Schumacher, CSU Fort Collins

9:40–9:45 - Summarize breakout group charges

9:45–10:15 - Break - Coffee provided

10:15–11:30 - Breakout group sessions

11:45–12:15 - Breakout group reports

12:15–1:30 - Lunch provided in CG1 Cafeteria


September 8, 2018 - What is realistic/doable with constraints?

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1:30–1:35 - Intro to afternoon sessions

1:35–1:50 - Funder perspective -NSF funding pathways for data related activities and research, Subhashree (Shree) Mishra, NSF

1:50–2:05 - Science perspective - Big Data, Fuqing Zhang, PSU State College

2:05–2:20 - Science perspective - What is realistic and doable for an atmospheric chemistry database?, Tran Nguyen, UC Davis 

2:20–2:35 - Data repository management in the environmental sciences in the UK, Sarah Callaghan, British Atmospheric Data Centre

2:35–2:40 - Summarize breakout group charges

2:40–3:10 - Break - Coffee provided

3:10–4:25 - Breakout group sessions

4:30–5:00 - Breakout group reports and preview tomorrow

5:00 - Workshop icebreaker - CG1 covered patio


September 9, 2018 - How do you move forward and build upon this discussion with your community?

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8:30–9:00 - Participants arrive - Light breakfast provided adjacent to CG1 South Auditorium

9:00–9:30 - Review and prioritize outputs from day 1 and 2

9:30–9:45 - Advancing the culture of data sharing at the U.S. Geological Survey through community engagement, Leslie Hsu, USGS

9:45–10:00 - New Ways to Deal with Data in the UK Met Office, Niall Robinson, UK Met Office Informatics Lab 

10:00–10:15 - Building an Environmental System Science Community Data Archive, Deb Agarwal, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

10:15–10:30 - What Do We Do Next?, Ken Bowman, Texas A&M

10:30–10:45 - Break - Coffee provided

10:45–11:45 - Breakout group sessions

11:45–12:00 - Breakout group reports

12:00–12:15 - Review follow on steps for workshop report and requested participant actions.

12:15 - Workshop Adjourns - Lunch available for purchase in CG1 Cafeteria