WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013             2013, April 3-7    Francesco Benincasa (BSC-CNS)        Enric Terradellas (AEMET)
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                           Who I am   ✔       Research Support Engineer        ✔            Python/...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                     Who we are   ✔       WMO – World Meteorological Organization   ✔       Aemet –...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                        What we do   ✔       SDS-WAS        Sand and Dust Storm Warning       Advis...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                        Why dust?      Impacts:        ✔            Health (asthma, infections, men...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                        Examples   ✔       In 2000 intercontinental       dust transport caused    ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                    Software development   ✔       Scientific data post-processing proceeding from ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 20132013, April 3-7   Francesco Benincasa                  8
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                       Our target        National Meteorological - Hydrological Services         br...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                        Portal goals   ✔       Provide information about sand and dust        ✔    ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                           Products   ✔       Developed by community        ✗            Products.E...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                   EasyNewsletter   ✔       Simple subscription       managing   ✔       Automatic ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                    PloneFormGen   ✔       Subscriptions to       events organized by       the cen...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                    collective.geo   ✔       Google/OpenStreet       Maps integration   ✔       Add...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                  collective.geo.behaviour   ✔       Reusable   ✔       Available for all       con...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                       Reflecto   ✔       File-system access   ✔       Data exchange   ✔       Repo...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013              Reflecto customization (1) ✔     Downloads statistics     (only reviewers) –     jQue...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013              Reflecto customization (2)   ✔       Detailed statistics       stored in monthly     ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                  sdswas.mapviewer (1)2013, April 3-7         Francesco Benincasa                 19
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                  sdswas.mapviewer (2)   ✔       New content type - “dexterity” framework   ✔      ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                  sdswas.mapviewer (3)   ✔       Numerical results       viewer   ✔       All same ...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                              TODO   ✔       In progress        ✗            Improvement of interac...
WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013                         THE END                        Thank you!                  francesco.benin...
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  1. 1. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa (BSC-CNS) Enric Terradellas (AEMET)
  2. 2. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Who I am ✔ Research Support Engineer ✔ Python/Plone developer ✔ Earth Sciences Department ✔ Air Quality ✔ Atmospheric Modeling ✔ Mineral Dust ✔ Climate Modeling ✔ Barcelona Supercomputing Center2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 2
  3. 3. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Who we are ✔ WMO – World Meteorological Organization ✔ Aemet – Spanish Meteorological Agency ✔ BSC – Barcelona Supercomputing Center WMO SDS-WAS Northern Africa-Middle East-Europe (NA-ME-E) Regional Center2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 3
  4. 4. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 What we do ✔ SDS-WAS Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System ✔ Lead development and implementation of a complete atmospheric dust observation and prediction system ✔ Provide access to information by web portal http://sds-was.aemet.es ✔ Organize, coordinate and realize courses about utilization of observations, analysis and predictions2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 4
  5. 5. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Why dust? Impacts: ✔ Health (asthma, infections, meningitis …) ✔ Agriculture (positive and negative impacts) ✔ Air and ground transports (visibility problems, ...) ✔ Industry (semiconductors, ...)2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 5
  6. 6. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Examples ✔ In 2000 intercontinental dust transport caused 300.000 premature deaths of adults over 30 years old ✔ In 1996-97 an epidemic of meningitis in Africa affected 250.000 persons, 25.000 of whom died2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 6
  7. 7. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Software development ✔ Scientific data post-processing proceeding from different mathematical models visualization software system (Python) ✔ Data access/visualization (numerical results, maps, plots …) and all materials/documentation web portal (Plone) Plone2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 7
  8. 8. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 20132013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 8
  9. 9. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Our target National Meteorological - Hydrological Services broadcast of warnings of high dust load in the atmosphere Researchers and modelers of sand and dust related phenomena post processed data2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 9
  10. 10. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Portal goals ✔ Provide information about sand and dust ✔ Both technical/scientific and general (news, events, newsletters, ...) ✔ Data visualization (sdswas.mapviewer): ✔ Observations (georeferenced) ✔ Evaluation (georeferenced) ✔ Forecasts ✔ Numerical Results ✔ Data files download (customized Reflecto)2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 10
  11. 11. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Products ✔ Developed by community ✗ Products.EasyNewsletter ✗ Products.PloneFormGen ✗ collective.geo.bundle ✗ Products.Reflecto (customized) ✗ ... ✔ Developed by our own ✗ sdswas.skin ✗ sdswas.mapviewer2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 11
  12. 12. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 EasyNewsletter ✔ Simple subscription managing ✔ Automatic compilation possibility ✔ History ✔ Multiple template support2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 12
  13. 13. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 PloneFormGen ✔ Subscriptions to events organized by the center ✔ Simple and fast creation of any kind of form ✔ Results exportable in CSV/Excel format2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 13
  14. 14. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 collective.geo ✔ Google/OpenStreet Maps integration ✔ Add a “view” to folders and collections objects ✔ Search objects with coordinates property2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 14
  15. 15. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 collective.geo.behaviour ✔ Reusable ✔ Available for all contents ✔ Enable/disable2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 15
  16. 16. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Reflecto ✔ File-system access ✔ Data exchange ✔ Repositories2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 16
  17. 17. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Reflecto customization (1) ✔ Downloads statistics (only reviewers) – jQuery toggle ✔ Possibility to download entire zipped folders ✔ @@download view ✔ Default for files ✔ Optional for folders ✔ Possibility of automatic download with basic authentication2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 17
  18. 18. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 Reflecto customization (2) ✔ Detailed statistics stored in monthly csv files ✔ Reviewers can download both csv and graphical pdf file (reportlab) ✔ Summary shown by svg images created on the fly (pygal)2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 18
  19. 19. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 sdswas.mapviewer (1)2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 19
  20. 20. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 sdswas.mapviewer (2) ✔ New content type - “dexterity” framework ✔ Georeferenced: ✗ collective.geo - “behavior” technology ✔ Photogallery prev-next images: ✗ Products.PloneSlimbox – jQuery fotogallery ✔ jQuery – load requested images ✔ jQuery Tools – datepicker ✗ Annual, seasonal, monthly, daily, hourly ✔ Can link to similar contents2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 20
  21. 21. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 sdswas.mapviewer (3) ✔ Numerical results viewer ✔ All same features as map viewer ✔ Shows html table instead of image2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 21
  22. 22. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 TODO ✔ In progress ✗ Improvement of interactivity and usability browsing plots and maps with jQuery ✗ Download of great amount of data ✔ Generation of plots on-demand via web (without saving images on storage) ✔ HTML5?2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 22
  23. 23. WMO SDS-WAS @ PLOG 2013 THE END Thank you! francesco.benincasa@bsc.es sdswas@aemet.es http://sds-was.aemet.es http://www.bsc.es/earth-sciences/sds-was2013, April 3-7 Francesco Benincasa 23

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