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  • But it is the access that sells us best and is most desired by PIs
  • ESA data access: http://ipydis.org/data/esa_data.html Helpdesk ipydis@ipydis.org
  • IPY Data Status

    1. 1. IPY Data Status Mark A. Parsons Co-Chair IPY Data Policy and Management Subcommittee
    2. 2. Data Committee Membership <ul><li>Vladimir Papitashvili—moved to NSF and stepping down </li></ul><ul><li>Zhu Jiangang, Director, Chinese National Arctic and Antarctic Data Center to be asked to join. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Approach <ul><li>Identify what data are to be collected as part of IPY </li></ul><ul><li>Determine how and where those data will be available </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the long-term preservation of IPY data </li></ul>
    4. 4. Basic assessment of data management plans (short-term and long-term)
    5. 5. http://gcmd.nasa.gov/portals/ipy
    6. 6. http://ipydis.org
    7. 8. Possible supporting centers <ul><li>Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Antarctic Data Center </li></ul><ul><li>British Antarctic Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Cryospheric Information Network </li></ul><ul><li>CLIVAR and Carbon Hydrographic Data Office, UCSB </li></ul><ul><li>Danish Meteorological Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Information Network of Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, New York </li></ul><ul><li>National Marine Mammal Laboratory, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, USA </li></ul><ul><li>PANGAEA - Publishing Network for Geoscientific and Environmental Data </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Biodiversity and Ecology, Denver </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Glaciology, Lanzhou </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Glaciology, Boulder </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Glaciology, Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Human Interactions in the Environment, New York </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Marine Geology and Geophysics, Boulder </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Meteorology, Asheville </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Meteorology, Obninsk </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Oceanography, Silver Spring </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Soils, The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>WDC for Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Boulder </li></ul><ul><li>WMO Information System </li></ul>
    8. 9. Supporting scientists <ul><li>Lectures with active help desk at St. Petersburg meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Developing data management checklist </li></ul><ul><li>Considering data integration pilot projects </li></ul><ul><li>Need national coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Need discipline-specific international coordinators </li></ul>
    9. 10. Archiving <ul><li>A critical need </li></ul><ul><li>Particular issue with physical and biological samples (and transport) </li></ul><ul><li>Some new archives need to be created </li></ul><ul><li>Need increased awareness and action at the top levels of government. </li></ul>
    10. 11. Assessment <ul><li>Identify the data--in progress but slow (not a technical problem) Goal: all metadata by Jun 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Serve the data--extremely variable, technical and social issues Goal: ongoing demos of integration all data available Mar 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve the data--a major issue. Goal: all data in secure archives by Mar 2012 </li></ul>

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