April 15, 2011

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)


  • Gregory Leptoukh (NASA GSFC)
  • Hook Hua (JPL)
  • Bill Teng (GSFC)
  • Ed Armstrong (JPL)
  • Barry Weiss (JPL)


  • EGU 2011 briefing
  • Preparation for the Summer EIP Meeting in Santa Fe: ESIP Summer 2011 Meeting
    • Speakers
    • Identify reps of various research and application communities for:
      • their understanding and requirements for quality
      • methodology they use to assess and quantify data quality
      • Communities: SST, Ocean color, Precipitation, Atm Chemistry, Land, Modeling, Applications (e.g., Air Quality),...
  • How and when for IQ telecons
    • One main topic per telecon (presentation via WebEx)
    • Shifting to Tue or Thursday from every other Friday at 2:30 pm Eastern time (have been told that Fridays are on half hour somehow...

Old Action Items

  • All: by Apr 1 identify potential speakers
  • All: identify main D&IQ topics for the summer meeting
  • All: reach out to different communities and identify reps.
  • Greg will contact Peter Cornillon for SST, Ken K. and Ed A for Ocean Color
  • Hook and Greg: setup a page for collecting and aliasing quality-related terms


  • Greg L briefed on his EGU 2011 experience: various EU DQ initiatives, EU-US differences and similarities in DQ approaches, interest in collaboration and writing the DQ white/position paper
  • Barry W. talked about ISO 19175 and the SMAP subset

Action Items

  • Greg L: Set up polling for the best telecon day
  • Greg L.: contact Brian Franz to represent OC community
  • Barry W.: will present DQ ISO standard with illustrations based on SMAP
  • All: continue looking for speakers and community reps