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Data to Decisions: Putting NOAA Data to Work 
Virtual workshop  August 17-21, 2020

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Wednesday, August 19 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
3B: Geospatial Data Access and Dissemination - Part 1

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Link to Recording: link to video file on Google Drive
presentations folder on Google Drive

Co-Chairs: Randy Warren, Jack Settelmaier, Mimi D'Iorio

This session will highlight several NOAA and non-NOAA GIS data access and dissemination platforms, ranging from disaster data to core NOAA environmental data to private industry curated collections. This will provide attendees with an overview of the various platforms and how to access the data.

Presentations (abstracts in this Google Doc):
  1. The Digital Coast Data Access Viewer 
    Erik Hund
  2. Custom Lidar Data Dissemination 
    Kirk Waters
  3. Accessing Global Fishing Watch Data in BigQuery with a Jupyter Notebook 
    John Kennedy, Tim Haverland
  4. Enhanced Geospatial Functionality for NOAA's Ocean Exploration Data 
    Caitlin Ruby, Jesse Varner, Finn Dahl, John Cartwright, Barry Eakins, Megan Cromwell, Mashkoor Malik
  5. Towards Forecast Inundation Mapping Services for the United States 
    Fernando Salas, Noel Perkins, Chip Gobs, Mark Glaudemans
  6. RiverWatch 2020- A new normal 
    Karen Endres
  7. Hello (Cloud) World! -- A Gentle Introduction to Enabling NOAA (Big) Data for Decisions using (Esri) (Python) Notebooks 
    Jack Settelmaier, Dan Pisut, Kevin Butler


Mimi D'lorio

GIS Manager, NOAA - NOS - ONMS -MPA Center
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Jack Settelmaier

Meteorologist, NOAA/National Weather Service
NWS GIS : https://weather.gov/gisDev Storymaps:https://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=d90b1a0fd1f24f26b0b48c0928c2354e (older)https://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=cf93575e5535467199da7358ee6c825c (old)Dev Dashboards:https://noaa.maps... Read More →

Randy Warren

Data Manager, NOS / Office for Coastal Management

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Kirk Waters

Physical Scientist, NOAA/NOS/OCM
I work a lot with the Digital Coast Data Access Viewer, particularly with processing and distributing lidar data. I'm also the NOAA rep to the interagency 3D elevation program that is working to get national lidar coverage.
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John F. Kennedy

GIS Specialist, NMFS/S&T -- Caelum Research Corp.
I'm a GIS Specialist for Fisheries HQ. I provide GIS data science and management support for Fisheries projects. The most recent project I've been involved with is the NOAA Fisheries Distribution Mapping and Analysis Portal (DisMAP).
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Caitlin Ruby

Environmental Video & Geospatial Data Manager, University of Colorado - Boulder / NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information
Ocean Exploration DataUnderwater VideoGIS / ArcGIS OnlineData Management

Fernando Salas

NWS Office of Water Prediction

Wednesday August 19, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT