Cyberinfrastructure for
Environmental Research and Education

A Workshop Sponsored by the National Science Foundation
October 30 - November 1, 2002


AS HELD AGENDA (11/2/02)

October 30

8-9 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9-10:30 Plenary Session #1

10:30-11 Break

11-12:30 Plenary Session #2

1-2:30 Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Defining Needs and Principles

  • Breakout #1: Collecting Data and Making It Available
  • Breakout #2: Using Data: Data Assimilation, Analysis, and Modeling
  • Breakout #3: Collaboration Tools and Strategies
  • Breakout #4: Creating a New Kind of Environmental Scientist

Each breakout session will address a set of common questions, including:

  • What are the major needs, including hardware, networking, software, education, more effective cooperation between computer science and environmental researchers, etc?
  • What are the major challenges in addressing these?
  • Are there broad guiding principles that should guide attempts to address the needs and problems identified?

2:30-3 Break

3-4:30 Concurrent Breakout Sessions continue

4:30-5:30 Afternoon Plenary Session: Reports from Breakout Groups

5:30-7:30 Reception



October 31

8-8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:30 Morning Plenary Session: Successful Examples and Future Plans

10:00-10:30 Break

8:30-10:30 Plenary Session: Successful Examples and Future Plans, ctd.

12-1 Lunch

1-2:30 Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Implementation Challenges and Opportunities

  • Breakout #1: Collecting Data and Making It Available
  • Breakout #2: Using Data: Data Assimilation, Analysis, and Modeling
  • Breakout #3: Collaboration tools and strategies
  • Breakout #4: Creating a New Kind of Environmental Scientist

Each breakout session will address a set of common questions, including:

  • What are the highest priority 3 near-term opportunities to speed scientific progress, and what payoffs can be expected from investing in these opportunities?
  • What major issues require further investigation and how should these issues be addressed?
  • What are the best means of fostering CS/ERE cooperation in this area?

2:30-3 Break

3-4 Concurrent Breakout Sessions (continued)

4-5 Afternoon Plenary Session: Reports from Breakout Groups



November 1

8-8:30 Continental breakfast

8:30-10:00 Informal Breakout Sessions by Discipline (to compare notes from functional sessions):

10-10:30 Break

10:30-12 Closing Plenary Session

  • Discipline Breakout Summary reports
  • Crosscutting Challenges and Guiding Principles: General lessons arising from breakout discussions
  • Next Steps



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