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Basic Info

  • When: Wed. July 18, 4:00 - 5:30
  • Where: Pyle Center 227
  • Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Agenda

  • Tools that work with Data -- Why So Difficult?
  • The ToolMatch Crowdsourcing Solution
  • How to author ToolMatch contributions

Logistics

  1. We will connect the conference computer to a TitanPad Session and display onscreen and WebEx
  2. Audience will also connect to the same TitanPad
  3. Contributors will author Turtle on the TitanPad
  4. Moderators will tweak Turtle if necessary
  5. Chris Lynnes will then load it into Dydra database
  6. At regular intervals, we will run queries against Dydra database

Resources

Don't Have Any Knowledge About Tools and Data?

Want to try some out, do some real-time knowledge generation?

Here's what to do:

  1. Get a USB drive from Chris Lynnes with the Panoply tool on it.
  2. Start trying some online data in Panoply. Does it work or doesn't it?
  3. Here are some places to start:
    1. http://acdisc.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/
    2. http://daac.ornl.gov/thredds.shtml
    3. http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/catalog.html
    4. http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/opendap/ghrsst/
    5. http://opendap.jpl.nasa.gov/opendap/
  4. Use the Open Remote Catalog part of Panoply for a directory or THREDDS catalog. Does it make a map?
  5. Now try to find the data in GCMD, so we can assign an identifier
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