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Earth Science Portal Meeting Agenda

Third Global Organization for Earth System Science Portal Workshop

Date:     Tuesday, June 8th and Wednesday, June 9th, 2004

Location: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration,
          Forrestal Campus, Princeton, New Jersey. (See web site for Maps and Directions:

Workshop Summary: All presentations presented at this workshop will be included in the
                  workshop summary.

Workshop Agenda-Day 1
Tuesday, 8th June 2004

SESSION 1. Welcome to the Third  Global Organization for Earth System Science Portal Workshop and Introduction-Day 1

 9:00-9:15   Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Chris Kerr
               Welcome to the Third Earth Science Portal Workshop

 9:15-9:30   Participant Introductions and Discussion to Outline Workshop
               Purpose and Goals

SESSION 2. Addressing the Needs of the Community

 9:30-10:00  WMO: Heinrich Knottenberg
               The Concept of the Future WMO Information System (FWIS)

10:00-10:30  University of New Hampshire: Annette Schloss
               GoMOOS and Others to Build a Regional Node for the IOOS

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45-11:15  British Atmospheric Data Centre: Bryan Lawrence
               Discovery and Access Control in the NERC DataGrid

11:15-11:45  British Oceanographic Data Centre: Roy Lowry
               Enabling Parameter Discovery (EnParDis): Progress and Future Plans

11:45-12:15  Goddard Space Flight Center: Lola Olsen
               Future Direction of NASA's Global Change Master Directory

12:15-1:15   Lunch

SESSION 3. Addressing the Needs of the Community

 1:15-1:45   Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Ronald Stouffer
                IPCC Data Plans
             Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: Dean Williams
                ESG's IPCC Data Portal

 1:45-2:15   National Climatic Data Center: Glenn Rutledge
               NOMADS: Current and Future Steps

SESSION 4. Community Collaborators Reports

 2:15-2:45   University of Oklahoma: Suresh Marru
               Development of a Grid-Portal for Linked Environments in Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD)

 2:45:3:15   Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: Ananta Manandhar
               The Next Generation Storage Resource Broker - Discussion of New Features and Experiences with SRB V 3.1

 3:15-3:30   Break

SESSION 5. Community Collaborators Reports

 3:30-4:00   The University of Reading: Katherine Bouton
               Model Metadata Schema Draft 1.0

 4:00-4:30   British Atmospheric Data Centre: Andrew Woolf
               Feature Types and the NERC DataGrid Data Model

 5:00        End of Session-Day 1

Workshop Agenda-Day 2
Wednesday, 9th June 2004

SESSION 6. Welcome to the Third  Global Organization for Earth System Science Portal Workshop and Introduction-Day 2

 9:00-9:30   Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Chris Kerr
               Summary of Previous Sessions Discussions and Action Items ons Discussions and Action Items

SESSION 7. Community Collaborators Reports

 9:30-10:00  WMO: Gil Ross
               WMO Codes and Metadata

10:00-10:30  Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: Roland Schweitzer
               The THREDDS, The LAS Security, and The Wardrobe

10:30-10:45  Break

SESSION 8. Community Collaborators Reports

10:45-11:15  Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: Steve Hankin
               Blending Data Access into an Information Architecture with LAS

11:15:11:45  Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies: Brian Doty
               GrADS Data Server Update

11:45-12:15  Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: V. Balaji
               Beyond ESMF: Convergence of Models and Data

12:15-1:15   Lunch

SESSION 9. Addressing the Needs of the Community

 1:15-1:45   National Center for Atmospheric Research: Michael Burek
               Update on the NCAR Community Data Portal

 1:45:2:15   International Research Institute for Climate Prediction: Benno Blumenthal
               Recent Developments at the IRI Data Library

 2:15-2:45   National Centers for Environmental Prediction: Jordan Alpert
               NCEP's NOMADS Experience and the Datasets we are Serving

 2:45:3:00   Break

SESSION 10.  Discussions

 3:00-4:00   Summary of Sessions

 4:00        End of Workshop-Day 2

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