AQCluster Telecons 18Jun10

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

June 18, 2010 Telecon

1:30pm EDT
Phone: 866-489-0573 (US, Canada, VOIP); 205-354-0149 (international)
Meeting Code: *2279431*

Topics (feel free to add an item to the agenda):

  • AQWG FY10 Budget status
    • Travel
      • Budget (for ESIP Summer meeting): $3500
          • A large AQ meeting ended up not being planned for the summer meeting. Should discuss options.
          • Request: Support for Erin to attend and run AQWG session.
      • Budget (for representing ESIP at meetings/conferences): $2500
        • Spent: 1 trip to National AQ Conference (S. Falke)
        • Requested: 1 trip to IGARSS in July (E. Robinson)
    • AIP-3
      • Budget: $10k for graduate student maintenance, upgrade, and training on GEOSS AQ Community Infrastructure
      • In progress: AQ Community Catalog and Infrastructure updates
    • Remote meeting technology
      • Budget: $2k
      • Planned: purchase or rental of microphones, web cams (E. Robinson)
    • Virtual/physical Workshop
      • Budget: $20k (contingent on matching funds from co-sponsor)
      • Discussion topic for telecons and Summer meeting
  • ESIP transition to Drupal for collaboration site (transition from current wikimedia site)
    • Draft ESIP site
    • Any concerns in starting to use Drupal for AQWG coordination and collaboration?