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Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
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Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal

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Presentation I gave on GeoChronos at the BCNET / CANARIE Conference in Vancouver on May 5th, 2010. It is primarily composed of a mix of slides from previous presentations I have given on GeoChronos.

Presentation I gave on GeoChronos at the BCNET / CANARIE Conference in Vancouver on May 5th, 2010. It is primarily composed of a mix of slides from previous presentations I have given on GeoChronos.

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  • 1. Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal Cameron Kiddle Research Fellow, Grid Research Centre, University of Calgary
  • 2. <ul><li>An on-line platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Observation Scientists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitating: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration between scientists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application access, management and sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data access, management and sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leveraging: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 and social networking technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Semantic Web technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funded by: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CANARIE - Network Enabled Platform (NEP-1) program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cybera </li></ul></ul></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal ( http://geochronos.org/ )
  • 3. Motivation <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can enhance collaboration capabilities around data and applications – “ Facebook for Scientists ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook Widely adopted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>> 400 million users (50% log on to Facebook on any given day) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>> 25 billion pieces of content shared each month </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>> 550 thousand applications on Facebook Platform </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 4. Collaboration <ul><li>Social networking portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial prototypes built on Facebook and Ning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current portal built on Elgg </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social networking services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media/document sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends/contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Message boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calendars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity Feeds </li></ul></ul>5/5/2010 http://geochronos.org/ Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 5. Applications <ul><li>Interactive Application Service (IAS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line, on-demand access to scientific applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share application sessions and data with other users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access control to applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted on top of a cloud computing platform (ASPEN) that can dynamically provision resources on-demand </li></ul></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 6. Data <ul><li>Spectral Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Store, share and browse spectral data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage metadata for spectra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and share metadata schemas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View spectral plots, metadata, ancillary files and maps </li></ul></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 7. Work in Progress <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Elgg plugins to further enable collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publications, presentations ... </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Batch processing and automated workflow services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Handle longer running data processing tasks and simulations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Automate data workflows (i.e., mosaic, reproject and subset MODIS data) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generalization of spectral library solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acquire, store, manage, browse and share other types of data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment of Semantic Web technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>better link / relate data and enable ontological mapping between metadata standards </li></ul></ul></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 8. Portal Usage <ul><li>Over 75 users from Europe, South America and North America </li></ul><ul><li>Used at IAI International Wireless Sensor Networking Summer School in Edmonton in July 2009 (~40 participants) </li></ul><ul><li>Used by Tropi-Dry community for collaboration and sharing documents </li></ul><ul><li>Slowly opening up portal to different communities of users as development progresses; public release planned for later this year </li></ul>5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 9. Project Team 5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal Prinicipal Investigators Dr. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa University of Alberta Dr. John Gamon University of Alberta Dr. Benoit Rivard University of Alberta Dr. Rob Simmonds University of Calgary Project Coordination Platform Development Domain Scientists
  • 10. Virtual Organization 5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal
  • 11. Contact Information 5/5/2010 Enabling Collaboration Among Earth Observation Scientists with the GeoChronos Portal Cameron Kiddle [email_address] http://pages.cspc.ucalgary.ca/~kiddlec/ http://geochronos.org/ [email_address] http://grid.ucalgary.ca/ http://ceos.ualberta.ca/ http://www.cybera.ca/

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