Current Agenda for CSIG ‘08

August 11-15, 2008

The following is a tentative agenda for CSIG ’08.  Specifics regarding the timing and teachers of topics may be updated prior to the start of the program.


Day 1.

Introduction and Scientific Challenges

9:00 am

Welcome & Introduction
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“Enabling Discoveries in the Earth Sciences Through the Geosciences Network (GEON)” (Chaitan Baru, SDSC)

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10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Why the Geologial Sciences Need Cyberinfrastructure (Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma)

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12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Database and Data Integration Challenges in the Geological Sciences, Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma

2:15 pm

Break

2:30 pm

Cyberinfrastructure for Global Earth System Data Federation, Don Middleton, UCAR

3:30 pm

Community Cyberinfrastructure and X-informatics - Assessment of convergence and innovation based on project experience, Peter Fox, UCAR

4:00 pm

Break

4:10 pm

Earthquake Data: Manipulation & Visualization (Deborah Kilb, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Day 2.

Visualization

9:00 am

“Open Earth Framework, 3 & 4-D Visualization”,  (Randy Keller, U. Oklahoma)

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

“GEON Integrated Data Viewer” (Stuart Weir, UNAVCO)

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm

“GEON Integrated Data Viewer, Hands-On Experience” (Stuart Wier, UNAVCO)

2:30 pm

 Break

3:00 pm

HIPerSpace System Demo, Falko Kuester, UCSD

4:10 pm

Toolkits for GeoScience Visualization, David Nadeau and John Moreland, SDSC

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Wednesday, August 13, 2008


Day 3.

Service Oriented Architecture for Geospatial Science

9:00 am

Cyberinfrastructure Education (Ann Gates, Univ of Texas at El Paso)

9:50 pm

Overview of Science Portals using Service Oriented Ar chitectures, Sriram Krishnan, SDSC

10:45 am

Break

11:00 am

Web Services Overview with Examples, Ashraf Memon and Kai Lin, SDSC

12:00 am

Lunch

1:30 pm

Web Services Examples (cont'd), Ashraf Memon and Kai Lin, SDSC

 2:30 pm

  • EarthScope Service-Oriented Architecture and the EarthScope Data Portal, Ashraf Memon, SDSC
  • GEON Service-Oriented Architecture, Ashraf Memon, SDSC
    • Core Services
    • Synseis
    • LiDAR Workflow
    • Distributed Catalog Searches using OGC’s CSW (Catalog Services for Web)

3:30 pm

 Break

3:45 pm

Science Portals using Web Services (Cont’d)

5:00 pm

Instruction ends

Thursday, August 14, 2007


Day 4.

GEON LiDAR Workflow (GLW)

9:00 am

SCEC Earthquake System Science – Spanning Microseconds to Millennium, Phil Maechling, Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

High-Resolution Topography and Remote Sensing in the Earth Sciences, Ramon Arrowsmith, ASU

11:15 am

An Internet-Based System to Enable Access to High-Resolution Community Topographic Data, Chris Crosby, SDSC

12:00 pm

Lunch

 1:30 pm

Hands On:  LiDAR Data Analysis Using OpenTopography Portal (Crosby)

 2:30 pm

Break

 2:45 pm

Technology of GEON LiDAR System, Viswanath Nandigam, Chris Crosby, Ashraf Memon, SDSC

 3:45 pm

SWGeoNet, Online Remote Sensing Image Processing, Ramon Arrowsmith, ASU

 5:00 pm

Instruction Ends

5:30 pm

RECEPTION AND DINNER, Great Hall, UCSD

Friday, August 15, 2008


Day 5.

CI Resources Available to the Geosciences

9:00 am

Data Integration Resources, Kai Lin, SDSC

9:50 am

Overview of Scientific Workflow using Kepler, Ilkay Altintas, SDSC

10:45 am

Break

11:00 am

Round Table Discussion

12:00 pm

Instruction ends, informal round table discussion and Q&A encouraged (lunch served).


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