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Workshop Agenda-Day 1 9:00 Welcome - logistics, and expectations for the meeting Dean Williams 9:05 Day-1 Introduction - Karl Taylor and Bryan Lawrence: Introduction to CF issues to be addressed 9:15 CF Governance CF website - Dean Williams Status and remaining issues for website Standard Name Committee - Alison Pamment Status, improvements needed, and issues for discussion Conventions Committee - Karl Taylor Support and governance issues 10:30 BREAK 10:50 Convention changes & technical discussion GridSpecs - V. Balaji Sub-grids & curvilinear Cartesian coordinates Wording changes - Alison Pamment Ros Hatcher's wording change Variable identification - Russ Rew Coordinate variable identification with the axis attribute 1:15 CF technical discussion continued Issues concerning underlying principles of CF (e.g., differing needs of obs. vs. models; how much intelligence required of applications; advisability of "pointers" to information external to the netCDF file; standard names vs. other controlled vocabulary; aggregation and discovery files) 2:30 BREAK 2:50 Miscellaneous technical issues (e.g., forecast (valid) time and original (run) time; ensembles; subgrid variation; time & calendar for paleoclimate simulations) 3:50 Software in support of conventions LibCF - Ed Harnett and Russ Rew The new NetCDF CF library and status NetCDF-4 - Russ Rew Experiences with NetCDF-4 and implications for the new CF conventions 4:50 Completion of any discussions postponed from earlier in the day 5:10 Day wrap-up discussion - Outstanding issues; synthesis of discussion; and action items; promotion of CF; What can we do to make the system work better? Workshop Agenda-Day 2 9:00 Day-2 Introduction - Karl Taylor Introduction to AR5 and its Timelines 9:10 Focus on AR5. V. Balaji, Princeton University AR5 use cases Michael Lautenschlager, WDC Climate/Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology IPCC WG II+III Requirements for AR5 Data Management Bryan Lawrence, NCAS/BADC Technical and social requirements for a putative AR5 distributed database of simulation and other data 10:25 BREAK Steve Hankin, NOAA/PMEL A proposed architecture for AR5 distributed model analysis and comparison 10:50 AR5 Panel Discussion. 12:10 LUNCH 1:25 Semantic Content of Metadata. Jon Blower, University of Reading DEWS: Delivering CF-NetCDF marine data through OGC Map and Coverage Services Lois Steenman-Clark, University of Reading NMM - a draft standard semantic metadata Jeremy Tandy, Met Office Moving forward from the RAL Feature Workshop Bert Jagers, Delft Hydraulics, Delft Storing data for integrated 1D, 2D, 3D models of rivers, estuaries, and seas Eric Guilyardi, NCAS/BADC METAFOR, a project for devising a Common Information Model for climate modelling data and models 3:20 BREAK 3:40 Semantic Aggregation of Metadata. Rocky Dunlap, Georgia Tech Employing Semantics for Multi-Schema Aggregation Roy Lowry, British Oceanographic Data Centre Vocabulary management: a foundation for semantic interoperability through ontology development 4:55 Day Wrap-up Round-table DiscussionOutstanding issues, synthesis of discussion, and action items. Workshop Agenda-Day 3 9:00 A Focus on User Experience. Annette Schloss, University of New Hampshire Connecting large data bases to users through open-source, web-based tools Michael Burek, NCAR Experiences in using the Community Data Portal to support Scientific Data Workflows Serguei Nikonov, GFDL The LASurator 10:15 BREAK 10:35 Interoperable Systems. Stephan Kindermann, DKRZ, German Climate Computing Center Distributed data access and processing in the Collaborative Climate Community Grid (C3-Grid) Project Jai-Ho Oh, Pukyong National University Current Progress on the Weather/Climate Information System in Korea Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF The EU Funded BRIDGE Project Michael Burek, NCAR Experiences with Metadata Federation using OAI and THREDDS 12:40 Wrapup.