Appendix B
Workshop Agenda

University of Texas, Austin ACES Building, Room 6.304

April 29, 2002

Plenary Session

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Welcome and Introductions

Jeff Dozier, Committee Chair, University of California, Santa Barbara

Keri Moore, Study Director, National Research Council

8:45

Major Challenges to Environmental Data Management—One User’s Perspective, Eugene Clothiaux, Pennsylvania State University

9:15

Coping with Increasing Demands on Government Data Centers, John Bates, NOAA



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Government Data Centers: Meeting Increasing Demands Appendix B Workshop Agenda University of Texas, Austin ACES Building, Room 6.304 April 29, 2002 Plenary Session 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30 Welcome and Introductions Jeff Dozier, Committee Chair, University of California, Santa Barbara Keri Moore, Study Director, National Research Council 8:45 Major Challenges to Environmental Data Management—One User’s Perspective, Eugene Clothiaux, Pennsylvania State University 9:15 Coping with Increasing Demands on Government Data Centers, John Bates, NOAA

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Government Data Centers: Meeting Increasing Demands 9:45 Myth Connections, Richard McGinnis, NASA 10:15 Lessons Learned from EOSDIS, Bruce Barkstrom, NASA 10:45 Break 11:15 The Emerging Infrastructure for Environmental Information Management, Jim Frew, University of California, Santa Barbara 11:45 Data Ingest: A Case Study, Building a Global Environmental Database from Many Sources, Sydney Levitus, NOAA 12:15 p.m. Data Distribution and Processing, Joel Saltz, Ohio State University 12:45 Lunch 2:00 Working Group Discussions 4:00 Break 5:00 Breakout Group Presentations 6:00 Recess April 30, 2002 Plenary Session 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30 Recap and Reiterate Objectives, Jeff Dozier, Committee Chair 8:45 Reaction Panel • What is your reaction to the first day’s deliberations? • Are we on the right track?

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Government Data Centers: Meeting Increasing Demands   • What technologies can be resource multipliers (near versus long term)? • If there’s one you’d apply in the short term, which would it be? • What have we missed? • What’s the coolest thing you’ve heard so far? Tom Barclay, Microsoft Kelly Redmond, Western Regional Climate Center Vanessa Griffin, NASA Rob Mairs, NOAA Basem Na:yfeh, digiMine, Inc. 9:45 Discussion 10:15 Break 10:45 Revisit and Develop Themes and Conclusions From Yesterday 1:00 p.m. Lunch 2:00 Workshop Adjourns

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