Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure

409

Published on

Published in: Technology, Education
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
409
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. NSF and Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Margaret Leinen Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Workshop, NCAR 2002
  • 2. A brief history of “cyberinfrastructure” at NSF <ul><li>2000 : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community and NSF concern about the asymmetrical development of computer power and tools to use the power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CISE funds a number of large scale infrastructure proposals as part of the Information Technology Research priority area </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Late 2000 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CISE proposes a “cyberinfrastructure” component to the ITR </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Cyberinfrastructure data manipulation cycles networking data mgt training software
  • 4. <ul><li>Early 2001 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NSF establishes a “Blue Ribbon” panel to provide advice in developing cyberinfrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kelvin Droeggemeier a member of panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental community discussion of cyberinfrastructure needs </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Special challenges of environmental research <ul><li>Global scope </li></ul><ul><li>Geospatial reference </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity of systems </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary integration </li></ul><ul><li>Volume of data </li></ul><ul><li>Need for long-term data collection and simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Value of historical data </li></ul><ul><li>Predictive power for decision-making in uncertainty </li></ul>
  • 6. Changes in Environmental Education <ul><li>New demands for curricular materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect data on Earth’s physical and biotic components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include recent research data and results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discovery-based learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consideration of social implications in decision-making exercises </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Needs in Environmental Education <ul><li>Digital Libraries for data collections and images </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for manipulation of data and discovery activities </li></ul><ul><li>Communications networks for access and collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Support services for contributors, teachers, and students </li></ul>
  • 8.  
  • 9. Challenges: Synthesis of Needs of Various Environmental Communities <ul><li>Management of distributed observing systems </li></ul><ul><li>Standards for data integrity and accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity to archive large data sets </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid access to databases and computational power through high bandwidth networks </li></ul><ul><li>Common modeling frameworks </li></ul><ul><li>Computing power for modeling, visualization, and prediction </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term maintenance, operations, and data management </li></ul><ul><li>Need for skilled workforce </li></ul>
  • 10. Other Challenges <ul><li>Challenges that have not been identified because they are beyond the n </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combining spatial images and digital data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modeling frameworks that integrate earth, atmospheric and ocean systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modeling frameworks that integrate physical systems with biological and engineering systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge or decision-support systems that combine geospatial information with demographic, economic and other data for land use and disaster management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intellectual property issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security and privacy issues </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>Discipline research </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline cyberinfrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Computer and computational cyberinfrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Computer and computational research </li></ul>Where does cyberinfrastructure stop and research begin?
  • 12. Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Compute cycles
  • 13. Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Compute cycles Networks, software, data manipulation, data management, training CISE cyberinfrastructure:
  • 14. Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Compute cycles Networks, software, data manipulation, data management, training Cyberinfrastructure for discipline science
  • 15. Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Spatial data challenges: e.g. Merging digital imagery with digital data Compute cycles Networks, software, data manipulation, data management, training Cyberinfrastructure for discipline science
  • 16.  
  • 17.  
  • 18. S. Kazenski, U Texas - Austin
  • 19. Galveston Bay, 1855
  • 20. Galveston Bay, 1901
  • 21. Galveston Bay, today
  • 22.  

×