This event has ended. Create your own event on Sched.
Data to Decisions: Putting NOAA Data to Work 
Virtual workshop  August 17-21, 2020

Please sign-up for the 2020 EDMW Mailing List to ensure you receive all workshop announcements. There is no registration fee for this year’s EDM Workshop, attendees do need to register for the plenary each day at the links below.  Further workshop details and FAQs can be found in the Meeting Info page below. If you have additional questions, please email the planning team: edmw.planning.team@noaa.gov.

Make sure to check out the 2020 EDMW Social Activities! -> Social Activities Awards Presentation

Satellite Photo Challenge Results and Answers

Tuesday, August 18 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
2C: Coordinating Data to Decisions: Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization Strategies for the Next Ten Years - Part 2

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Link to Recording: link to video file on Google Drive
Slides: presentations folder on Google Drive

Co-Chairs: Meredith Westington, Mashkoor Malik, Jennifer Jencks

This session will introduce the national ocean mapping, exploration, and characterization (MEC) strategy, led by NOAA, resulting from the 2019 Presidential Memorandum on Ocean Mapping of the United States Exclusive Economic Zone and the Shoreline and Nearshore of Alaska. This set-up discussions for how decisions about conducting MEC activities are informed by data, including remote sensing (e.g. bathymetry, backscatter, water column) and in-situ observations (e.g.imagery, samples, eDNA). In addition, the session will discuss the current ingest, discovery and access of these data, anticipated data volumes, and future end-to-end data management needs to enable U.S. MEC goals over the next 10 years. Participants will come away with an understanding of the big picture efforts across NOAA to address the goals of the ocean mapping, exploration, and characterization strategy.

Poster: AOML Data Management for Climate Data Records (link to poster)
Francis Bringas

Presentations (abstracts in this Google Doc):
  1. U.S. Mapping Coordination (SeaSketch) Website Tutorial 
    Karen Gouws, Mashkoor Malik
  2. Spatial Prioritization 
    Ken Buja
  3. Current Approaches to Improve Marine Geophysical Data Discovery and Access 
    Jennifer Jencks, Carrie Wall, John Cartwright, Jesse Varner
  4. Building a New System for a Growing Need 
    Christiane Reiser, Georgianna Zelenak, Jennifer Jencks
  5. Common Package Ingest System 
    Charles Anderson, Veronica Martinez, Abbigail Nicholson, Carrie Wall, Georgianna Zelenak

avatar for Jennifer Jencks

Jennifer Jencks

Director, IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry
Jennifer Jencks is the Director of the IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry (co-located at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information in Boulder, Colorado) and serves as the current chair of the IHO Crowdsourced Bathymetry Working Group. Much of her focus is on the... Read More →

Mashkoor Malik

Physical Scientist, OAR OER

Meredith Westington

Chief Geographer, NOAA - Office of Coast Survey
Complementing Seabed 2030, the U.S. 2020 National Strategy for Ocean Mapping, Exploring, and Characterizing the United States Exclusive Economic Zone makes comprehensive ocean mapping a priority for the coming decade.

avatar for Chuck Anderson

Chuck Anderson

Data Manager, NESDIS/NCEI

Ken Buja

IT Specialist, NOS/NCCOS
avatar for Christie Reiser

Christie Reiser

Bathymetry Data Manager, NOAA NCEI/DCDB
Christie Reiser is a bathymetry data manager for the Data Centre for Digital Bathymetry (DCDB) at NOAA. She has a bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in Science Writing from Johns Hopkins University. Christie has extensive experience... Read More →

Tuesday August 18, 2020 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT