Workshop Agenda

Day 1: Monday, April 18, 2005

7:00 - 8:30 BREAKFAST Beaver Run Conference Center


8:30-8:45 Welcome, Review Meeting Structure and Logistics, Initial Data Use Survey

8:45-9:30 Keynote Talk: "35 years of Trying to Get Data for Researchers and the Classroom"
Tom Whittaker, Space Science Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison

9:30-9:45 Break

9:45-10:30 Outcomes from 2004 workshopTamara Ledley, DLESE Data Services and TERC

10:30-10:45 NASA Earth Observatory Team at the 2004 Data Services Workshop
David Herring, NASA and Ali Whitmer, UCSB

10:45-11:00 My World/Environmental Sustainability Index Chapter from 2004 Data Services Workshop
Danny Edelson, Northwestern University

11:00-11:15 Resources for Using Data
Sean Fox, Carleton College

11:20-12:15 1st Team Breakout Session - Share Relevant Experiences, Discuss Data Access Issues

12:15 - 1:15 LUNCH Beaver Run Conference Center

1:15-2:00 Data Search Scenarios with Team Members

2:05-3:15 2nd Team Breakout Session - Explore Data and Tools, Consider Concepts for Educational Module

3:15-3:20 Daily Evaluation Survey

3:20-4:00 Break and Poster Set Up

4:00-6:00 Poster Session and Reception - Poster Session Evaluation Survey


Day 2: Tuesday, April 19, 2005

7:00-8:30 BREAKFAST Beaver Run Conference Center

8:30-8:45 Plenary Session - Overview of Day 2

8:45-9:00 Data Analysis Demo: Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
Don Murray, UCAR

9:00-9:45 Keynote Talk: "Teaching Hydrology Using a Digital Watershed"
David Maidment, University of Texas at Austin

9:45-10:00 Data Demo: Atmospheric Visualization collection
Chris Klaus, Argonne National Laboratory

10:00-10:15 Data Demo: Accessing Remote Data with HYDRA
Tom Whittaker, SSEC

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 3rd Team Breakout Session - Consider Data Use Contexts, Outline Access and Analysis Procedures

12:00-1:00 LUNCH Beaver Run Conference Center

1:00-1:45 Group DiscussionsMeet with Others in your Respective Roles
  • Data Providers – Peak 9
  • Tool Developers – Peak 10
  • Scientists – Peak 11
  • Curriculum Developers – Peak 12
  • Educators Peak 14(Main session room)

1:45-3:00 4th Team Breakout Session - Outline Case Study, Walk Through Steps of Data Access and Analysis

3:00-3:15 Break

4:00-4:55 Demonstration: EarthSLOT: 3D GIS for the rest of us
Matt Nolan, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

4:55-5:00 Daily Evaluation Survey


Day 3: Wednesday, April 20, 2005

7:00-8:30 BREAKFAST Beaver Run Conference Center

8:30-8:40 Plenary Session, Overview of Day

8:45-9:30 Keynote Talk: "Student Collection, Reporting, and Analysis of GLOBE Data"
Sandra Henderson and Ed Geary, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

9:30-9:45 Data Access/Analysis Demo: COMET Science Training
Alan Bol, UCAR

9:45-10:00 Data Access/Analysis Demo: LAS server
Roland Schweitzer, Weathertop Consulting, LLC

10:00-10:15 Data Access/Analysis Demo
Dru Clark, SIOExplorer

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 5th Team Breakout Session - Make Post-Workshop Plans, Prepare for Report Out

12:00-1:00 LUNCH Beaver Run Conference Center

1:00-2:30 Final Session - Report Outs from Teams, Meeting Summary, Final Evaluation Survey