NSF Air Quality Observatory Proposal

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This wiki website is devoted to the preparation for a proposal 'Air Quality Observatory (AQO) Prototype', NSF solicitation: Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Observatories. This experiment in open collaborative proposal writing is facilitated by the ESIP wiki; their support is appreciated. To participate, click on "create account or log in" in the upper right corner and you can begin to create or edit pages and discuss items by clicking the edit tab. To practice editing, take a few minutes playing in the Sandbox. A good way to start is by scanning and possibly contributing to the Discussion on the 12 NSF Requirements stated in the solicitation. For questions or problems, please contact the moderator.

What's New - Latest Proposal PDF

View AQ Observatory Proposal

  1. Air Quality Observatory (AQO)
    1. Introduction
    2. Infrastructure for Sharing AQ Data, Services and Tools
    3. Protoype Air Quality Observatory
    4. Cross-Cutting Use Cases for Prototype Demonstration
    5. Observatory Guiding Principles, Governance, Personnel
    6. Broader Impacts of the Air Quality Observatory
    7. Protoype Air Project Schedule
  2. References Cited
  3. Biographical Sketches
  4. Collaborators, Other Personnel

Discussion

NSF Solicitation

  1. Env. Observatories
  2. Example Challenges
  3. More NSF Guidance
  4. NSF Requirements

Discussion

Please comment on any of the 12 NSF Requirements - this blog will be harvested for proposal ideas.

Schedule

Checkmark.pngJan 12,06: 1st team coord.
Checkmark.pngJan 16,06: prop wiki ready!
Checkmark.pngJan 19,06: support letter req.
Checkbox.pngJan 20,06: first full draft 0.1
Checkbox.pngJan 23,06: subcontr, budgets
Checkbox.pngJan 23,06: draft 0.8,
Checkbox.pngJan 23-24: spit & polish

Checkbox.pngJan 25,06: Due date


Proposal in a Nutshell:
Topic: Air Quality Observatory (AQO): Protoype based on Modular Service-based Infrastructure
IT Infrastructure: Standard Data & Tools Sharing || Orchestration of Distributed Apps || Communication, Cooperation, Coord.
AQO Prototype: DataFed extensions || THREDDS extensions || DataFEd/THEDDS fusion || Link to GIS || Community work space
Use Cases:Realtime AQ Event Detection, Analysis and Response || Intracontinental Transport || Midwest Nitrate Mystery
Management:CAPITA/Unidata, Collaborators Team || Multi-agency and Project Particpation || ESIP Facilitation