DCERC Data Curation Workshop 2012

Agenda Track

Day 1: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Introductions, overview, goals of workshop and field experiences at NCAR

(Karon Kelly - NCAR, Carole Palmer - UIUC, Matt Mayernik - NCAR )

Overview of data acquisition and curation data practices; role of a research data archive/centers in data curation

(Steve Worley - NCARBob Cook - ORNL, Lawrence Buja - NCAR)


Student presentations on research interests

LUNCH - Pairing of Master's students with data and science mentors; discussions over lunch

Panel on science issues in data use and reuse

(NCAR science mentors - Kate Young, Samuel Levis, Dennis Shea, Paty Romero Lankao)


Panel discussion on data practices and issues and how they compare across sites

(Nicole Kaplan - LTER, Karen Baker - UIUC, Joan Burkepile - NCAR)

DINNER (Mary Marlino's home) - Students, mentors, faculty, and staff to continue developing student projects.

Day 2: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Instituting data services; Considerations and evaluation criteria

(Ruth Duerr - NSIDC)

DataONE and ORNL metrics of data use and citation

(Bob Cook - ORNL: DataONEORNL metrics)


Metadata issues and initiatives in USGS

(Viv Hutchison - USGS)



(Toni Rosati - NCAR)

CESM/IPCC data and metadata protocols/requirements

(Gary Strand - NCAR)

Student/mentor meetings to flesh out summer project plans.

Day 3: Thursday, June 7, 2012

Data citation-developing and implementing an institution-wide approach, experiences with NCAR pilot in creating metadata

(Matt Mayernik - NCAR )

NCAR Library experiences in developing an institutional repository: OpenSky

(Jennifer Phillips - NCAR)


Student/mentor presentations on summer project plans


Faculty panel - Academic information science perspectives on the workshop

(Suzie Allard and Carol Tenopir - UTK, Carole Palmer - UIUC)

Field trip to Research Aviation Facility for students and faculty.