International Data Exchange Workshop

Building a Global Data Network for Studies of Earth Processes at the World's Plate Boundaries

May 9-11 , 2007
Hotel Birke
Kiel, Germany

Convened by: S. Carbotte (LDEO, USA), K. Lehnert (LDEO, USA), W. Weinrebe (IFM-GEOMAR, Germany), and S. Tsuboi (JAMSTEC-IFREE, Japan).

Final Agenda and Presentations

May 9

09:00-10:20 Science presentations on needs of InterRidge/InterMargins scientists for data and visualization tools.
Presentations 25 minutes (20 + 5 mins discussion).

09:00-09:05 Introduction
09:05-09:30 InterRidge - Colin Devey, IFM-GEOMAR, Germany
09:30-09:55 Ridge2000 - Donna Blackman, SIO, USA
09:55-10:20 MARGINS - Geoff Abers, BU, USA

10:20-10:50 Coffee

10:50-11:30 Science Use Case Scenarios.
Presentations 20 minutes (15 + 5 mins discussion)

10:50-11:10 Science Use Case Scenarios 1 – Mathilde Cannat, IPGP, France
11:10-11:30 Science Use Case Scenarios 2 – Wolfgang Bach, Universität Bremen, Germany

11:30-12:30 Overview of Existing Data Systems (Project, National and International) Relevant for InterMargins/InterRidge research.
Presentations 10 minutes (8 minutes +2 minutes questions each)

11:30-12:30Presentations Session I

  • NEPTUNECanada - Benoît Pirenne, Data Management and Archiving System (DMAS), Victoria, BC, Canada
  • IODP Data Systems - Bernard Miville, IODP-MI Sapporo, Japan
  • SeaDataNet – Pan-European marine data system - Dick Schaap, MARIS, Netherlands
  • FDSN - TimAhern, IRIS, USA
  • NIED Data Systems - Katsuhiko Shiomi, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention,  Japan

12:30-13:30   Lunch

13:30-17:30 Overview of Existing Data Systems (Project, National and International) Relevant for InterMargins/InterRidge research (cont.).

13:30- 14:30  Presentations Session I continued

  • IFREE/JAMSTEC Data Systems - Seiji Tsuboi, JAMSTEC, Japan
  • ORFEUS - Thomas Meier, Bochum University
  • Marine Seismic Data Center - Tom Shipley, UTIG, USA
  • Seismic Database Network Access Point - Paolo Diviacco, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Italy
  • IGNS Data Systems - Craig Jones, IGNS, New Zealand
  • ChEssBase & OBIS - Eva Ramirez-Llodra & Maria Baker, Southhampton, UK

14:30-16:30   Coffee, Demonstrations Session I

16:30-17:30 Presentations Session II

17:30–19:00 Reception & Posters

May 10 

08:30-10:20 Overview of Existing Data Systems (Project, National and International) Relevant for InterMargins/InterRidge research (cont.).

08:30-09:00  Presentations Session II continued

09:00-10:20 Demonstrations Session II  & Coffee at 10

10:20-12:30    Technologies and Approaches for Interoperability

10:20-10:50 Every bit counts: Data management and data publication in the earth sciences - Jens Klump, Postdam, Germany
10:50-11:10 Metadata 5: Content Standards for Marine Geoscience (Basics +)  - John Graybeal (MMI), MBARI, USA
11:10-11:40 Plaintext to governed vocabularies: restoring order to anarchic metadata - Roy Lowry, BODC, UK
11:40-12:00 Metadata 105: Ontologies for Marine Geoscience (What You Really Want) - John Graybeal (MMI), MBARI, USA
12:00-12:30 Sharing and visualizing earth science data with Web Services and Virtual Globes - Jon Blower, NERC, UK

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Working Group Session 1

16:00-16:30 Coffee

16:30-17:30 Interagency/intergovernmental efforts within the geosciences regarding data access and current implementation

16:30-16:50 An Overview of the Global Earth Observing System of Systems (GEOSS) - Bob Chen, CIESIN
16:50-17:10 CODATA Strategic Plan and Activities, 2007-12 - Bob Chen, CIESIN
17:10-17:30 WDC Overview - Chris Fox, NGDC

May 11


08:30-10:00 Working Group Session 2

10:00-10:30 Coffee

10:30-12:00 Plenary Session
Summary of working group discussions and formulation of key recommendations to science programs, to scientists, to data centers.

12:00 Meeting Adjourns

Afternoon – Tentative depending on interest
Meeting of Data Managers to develop plan for next steps towards developing data system interoperability.


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