DCERC Data Curation Workshop

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Data Curation in Research Centers
Data Curation Workshop Agenda


June 5-7, 2012
Building FL1-room 2198
EOL Atrium

Goals:

  • Introduce students to data curation practices and issues in research center environment
  • Share expectations and outcomes for student research experience at NCAR
  • Build community among students, science and data mentors

 

Day 1: Tuesday, June 5, 2012


AM-

  • 9:00 - 9:30 Introductions, overview, goals of workshop and field experiences at NCAR
    (Karon Kelly - NCAR, Carole Palmer - UIUC, Matt Mayernik - NCAR )
  • 9:30 - 10:30 Overview of data acquisition and curation data practices; role of a research data archive/centers in data curation
    (Steve Worley - NCAR, Bob Cook - ORNL, Lawrence Buja - NCAR)
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Student presentations on research interests

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch-Pairing of Master's students with data and science mentors; discussions over lunch

 

PM-

  • 1:30 - 2:30 Panel on science issues in data use and reuse
    (NCAR science mentors - Kate Young, Samuel Levis, Dennis Shea, Paty Romero Lankao)
  • 2:30 - 2:45 Break
  • 2:45 - 3:45 Panel discussion on data practices and issues and how they compare across sites
    (Nicole Kaplan - LTER, Karen Baker - UIUC, Joan Burkepile - NCAR)
  • 5:30 - Dinner at Mary Marlino's home - Students, mentors, faculty, and staff to continue developing student projects.

 

Day 2: Wednesday, June 6, 2012


AM-

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

 

PM-

  • 1:00 - 1:45 NARCCAP and NetCDF
    (Toni Rosati - NCAR)
  • 1:45 - 2:30 CESM/IPCC data and metadata protocols/requirements
    (Gary Strand - NCAR)
  • 2:45 - 4:00 Student/mentor meetings to flesh out summer project plans.

 

Day 3: Thursday, June 7, 2012


AM-

  • 9:00 - 9:45 Data citation-developing and implementing an institution-wide approach, experiences with NCAR pilot in creating metadata
    (Matt Mayernik - NCAR )
  • 9:45 - 10:30 NCAR Library experiences in developing an institutional repository: OpenSky
    (Jennifer Phillips - NCAR)
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Student/mentor presentations on summer project plans

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

 

PM-

  • 1:00 - 1:45 Faculty panel - Academic information science perspectives on the workshop
    (Suzie Allard and Carol Tenopir - UTK, Carole Palmer - UIUC)
  • 1:45 - 2:15 Workshop evaluation/feedback
  • 2:30 - Field trip to Research Aviation Facility for students and faculty.