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Global Organization for Earth System Science Portal Meeting Agenda

Second Global Organization for Earth System Science Portal Workshop: Web Portal Framework Design/Implementation 

Date:     Monday, September 29th and Tuesday, September 30th, 2003

Location: Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, Daresbury Laboratory, England
	  (See web site for Maps and Directions: http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov)

Purpose:  This second GO-ESSP Workshop will focus on metadata and web portal designs 
          for earth-centric data sets. This design will implement a flexible 
          framework that will allow interoperability between front-end and back-end 
          software components. We will also focus on building an ESP Design 
          Document to support these activities. Please think about which of the area 
          of the design document you would like to contribute toward.

Workshop Day 1:
  Each presenter will give a detailed presentation of what they have 
  accomplished since the last ESP workshop for metadata and designing a 
  web portal interface. That is, presentations will range from metadata 
  schemas, and harvesting to web portal design details and search engines.

Workshop Day 2:
  Summarize the work and come to a consensus on what needs to be done. 
  List the projects that will be needed and come to an agreement on who 
  will be responsible for each project in relationship to the design document. 
  Pose timelines on each task assigned for the design document and follow-
  up with access grid meetings to follow progress.

Workshop Summary:
  A detailed discussion will take place on what has been accomplished since 
  our last meeting highlighting our milestones and achievements. A detailed 
  summary will follow the workshop describing work needed to meet new 
  milestones, tasks and assignments, time lines, and continued 

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

Workshop Agenda-Day 1
Monday, 29 September 2003

SESSION 1. Welcome to the Second Web Portal Interface Design Workshop and 
           Introduction-Day 1

9:00-9:10    Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Chris Kerr
             Welcome to the Web Portal Framework Implementation Workshop

9:10-9:20    Round-table: Participant Introductions and Discussion to Outline
             Workshop Purpose and Goals

SESSION 2. Addressing the Needs of the Community

9:20 -9:50   Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Ron Stouffer
             What is Missing from the Web Portal? How Do All Our Efforts fit Together?

9:50-10:10   British Oceanographic Data Centre: Roy Lowry
             Enabling Parameter Discovery (EnParDis)

10:10-10:30  Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: Mike Doherty
             SRB and Data Management

10:30-10:50  British Atmospheric Data Centre: Bryan Lawrence
             The NERC DataGrid and Interoperability 

10:50-11:00  Break

11:00-11:20  Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie: Frank Toussaint
             The CERA-2 Data Base at M&D/MPI-Met

11:20-11:40  The University of Reading: Katherine Bouton
             (Ultimately) Providing Access to Model Data Results to the Community

11:40-12:00  Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: Steve Hankin
             The US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Plan for Data Management
	     and Communications(DMAC)

12:00-12:30  Round-table: Discussion on ESP addressing Community Needs

12:30-1:30   Lunch 

SESSION 3. Community Collaborators Status Reports

1:30-1:40    Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: Glen Drinkwater
             The Data Portal

1:40-1:50    Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: Shoaib Sufi
             XML Wrappers need and Architecture

1:50-2:10    Central Laboratory of the Research Councils: Ananta Manandhar
             Authorization Framework for CCLRC Data Portal

2:10-2:30    University of Reading, UK and UK Met Office Hadley Centre: Jonathan Gregory
             Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention

2:30-2:50    UNIDATA: Ethan Davis
             Unidata and Data Portals: Community, THREDDS, netCDF
             NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System

2:50-3:00    Break 

3:00-3:20    Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison: Bob Drach
             ESG Collection-Level Metadata

3:20-3:40    National Center for Atmospheric Research: Luca Cinquini
             The NCAR Community Data Portal

3:40-4:00    International Research Institute for Climate Prediction: Benno Blumenthal 
             IRI Data Library Design

4:00-4:20    National Center for Atmospheric Research: Luca Cinquini
             The Earth System Grid Data Portal

4:20-4:40    University of Reading: Jon Blower
             GADS:Using Web Services to Access Large Data Sets

4:40-5:00    UK Met Office: Chris Little
             Unidart and some other Met Metadata Projects
5:00         End of Session-Day 1

Workshop Agenda-Day 2
Tuesday, 30 September 2003

SESSION 4. Welcome to the Second Web Portal Interface Design Workshop and Introduction

9:00-9:20    Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory: Chris Kerr 
             Reiterate Workshop Goals and Review Action Items. Summary of Previous Day's Discussion

SESSION 5. ESP Status Reports

9:20-9:50    British Atmospheric Data Centre: Andrew Woolf
             Standards-based Components for an Earth Sciences Portal

9:50-10:20   Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: Jon Callahan
             LAS, Web Services and Data Browse Building Blocks

10:20-10:50  Goddard Space Flight Center: Dave Kendig and Chris Gokey
             Progress Towards a 'Direct Data Access Portal' Based on ESP Input

10:50-11:00  Break 

11:00-11:40  Round-table: Discussion on Community Collaborators

SESSION 6. Community Status Reports

11:40-12:00  ECMWF: Manuel Fuentes
             Data Management at ECMWF 

12:00-12:20  KNMI: Michiel van Weele
             Towards a KNMI Operational Data Centre KODAC

12:20-1:20   Lunch 

1:20-1:40    UK Met Office: Mick Carter
             The Role of Metadata in PRISM and FLUME

SESSION 7. Brainstorming Collaborators Discussions

1:40-3:30    Breakout Sessions I
	     Distributed Search Capabilities
	     Catalogues/Catalogue Services
3:30-3:40    Break

3:40-4:40    Breakout Sessions II
	     Goals of ESP	     
	     Getting Things Done in ESP

4:40-5:00    Summary of Sessions

	     Summary of Breakout Sessions

5:00         End of Workshop-Day 2

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