Geoinformatics 2007 Conference (17–18 May 2007)
Session No. 4 Friday, 18 May 2007
8:00 AM-5:00 PM, University of California: Main Auditorium

Geoinformatics Oral Session II

Boyan Brodaric, Robert G. Raskin, Peter Fox and Deborah L. McGuinness, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
4-18:00 AM EMERGING WEB SERVICES AT THE IRIS DATA: WEERTMAN, Bruce R., MUENCH, Joanna, KAMB, Linus, CASEY, Rob, and AHERN, Tim, IRIS DMC, 1408 NE 45th St, Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98105, bruce@iris.washington.edu
4-28:15 AM AN EXPERIMENT TOOL FOR THE MULTI-LAYERED GEOSCIENCE ONTOLOGY: SUN, Kangping and WANG, Lei, China University of Geosciences, No. 388 Lumo Road,Wuhan, P.R. China, Wuhan, 430074, China, knpsun@yahoo.com.cn
4-38:30 AM DATA INDEPENDENCE AND GEOSPATIAL WEB SERVICES: DADI, Upendra and DI, Liping, Earth System Science, George Mason Univeristy, Fairfax, VA 22030, dadiu@ornl.gov
4-48:45 AM USING WDO-IT TO BUILD A GEOSCIENCE ONTOLOGY: PINHEIRO DA SILVA, Paulo, SALAYANDIA, Leonardo, and GATES, Ann Q., Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, paulo@utep.edu
4-59:00 AM WXGURU: AN ONTOLOGY DRIVEN CHATBOT PROTOTYPE FOR ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE OUTREACH AND EDUCATION: RAMACHANDRAN, Rahul, MOVVA, Sunil, LI, Xiang, ANANTHARAM, Prashanth, and GRAVES, Sara, Information Technology and Systems Center, Univ of Alabama in Huntsville, Technology Drive, S339 Technology Hall, Huntsville, AL 35899, rramachandran@itsc.uah.edu
4-69:15 AM THE U.S. NATIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP DATABASE: SOLLER, David R., U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001, drsoller@usgs.gov, THORLEIFSON, Harvey, Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, 2642 University Ave. W, St. Paul, MN 55114, and STAMM, Nancy, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192
4-79:30 AM A DATA INTEGRATION AND INTEROPERABILITY BLUEPRINT FOR USGS: GALLAGHER, Kevin T., Geospatial Information Office, U.S. Geological Curvey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mailstop 159, Reston, VA 20192, kgallagher@usgs.gov, BRISTOL, R. Sky, Geospatial Information Office, U.S. Geological Curvey, Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, Mailstop 306, Denver, CO 80225, and GUNDERSEN, Linda C., US Geological Survey, 911 National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001
 9:45 AM Break
4-810:00 AM CONSTRUCTING AN INTERNATIONAL GEOSCIENCE INTEROPERABILITY TESTBED TO ACCESS DATA FROM DISTRIBUTED SOURCES: LESSONS LEARNED FROM A GEOSCIML TESTBED: RAYMOND, O., Geoscience Australia, GPO Box 378, Canberra, 2601, Australia, oliver.raymond@ga.gov.au and GEOSCIML, Interoperability Working Group, Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, IUGS
4-910:15 AM THE GEON LIDAR WORKFLOW AS A DISTRIBUTION PATHWAY FOR COMMUNITY LIDAR TOPOGRAPHY DATASETS: CROSBY, Christopher J.1, EFRAT, Frank2, ARROWSMITH, J. Ramon1, NANDIGAM, Viswanath2, KIM, Han Suk3, CONNER, Jeffrey1, MEMON, Ashraf2, BARU, Chaitan2, and ALEX, Newton1, (1) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State Univ, Tempe, AZ 85281-1404, chris.crosby@asu.edu, (2) San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, (3) Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
4-1010:30 AM INTEGRATING GEOLOGIC DATA IN THE NGMDB, A STANDARDS BASED APPROACH USING GEOSCIML AND OPEN SOURCE TOOLS: PERCY, David, Geology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97212, percyd@pdx.edu, RICHARD, Stephen, Arizona Geological Survey, 416 W. Congress St, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85701, SOLLER, David, Earth Surface Processes, U.S. Geol Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20192, and CRAIGUE, Jon, University of Arizona/USGS, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
4-1110:45 AM GEOSPATIAL INTEROPERABILITY: FROM SENSORS TO DECISION SUPPORT: PERCIVALL, George, Open Geospatial Consortium, 1804 Stonegate Ave, Crofton, MD 21114, gpercivall@opengeospatial.org
4-1211:00 AM ACHIEVING INTEROPERABILITY IN GEOSCIENCES: ARCTUR, David K., OGC Interoperability Institute, 6805 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78757, darctur@ogcii.org, DIBNER, Phillip C., Ecosystem Science Programs, OGC Interoperability Institute, 607 Paco Drive, Los Altos, CA 94024, and SCHELL, David, OGC Interoperability Institute, 35 Main St, Suite 5, Wayland, MA 01778
4-1311:15 AM DIGGS – A DATA INTERCHANGE STANDARD FOR GEOTECHNICAL AND GEOENVIRONMENTAL DATA: PONTI, Daniel J., U.S. Geol Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS-977, Menlo Park, CA 94025, dponti@usgs.gov, LEFCHICK, Thomas E., Federal Highway Administration, 200 N. High Street, Room 328, Columbus, OH 43215, and HOIT, Marc, Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, Office of Academic Affairs, 235 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
4-1411:30 AM VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF SEISMIC DATA: CHOURASIA, Amit and CUTCHIN, Steven, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0444, University of California, San diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, amit@sdsc.edu
4-1511:45 AM THE GEON IDV (INTEGRATED DATA VIEWER) FOR DATA INTEGRATION AND EXPLORATION IN THE GEOSCIENCES: WIER, Stuart, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301, wier@unavco.org and MEERTENS, Charles, UNAVCO Facility, UNAVCO, Inc, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
 12:00 PM Lunch
4-161:15 PM DEMONSTRATING HYDRODYNAMIC DATA ASSIMILATION WITH OPENGL ANIMATIONS: ZHANG, Zepu, University of Chicago, CISES, 5734 South Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, zpzhang@uchicago.edu
4-171:30 PM FROM CAVES TO OPTIPORTALS: EVOLUTION AND DEPLOYMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION FOR GEOSCIENTISTS: DAVIS, Brian N., USGS/EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD 57198-0001, bdavis@usgs.gov, POLLONI, Christopher F., USGS Woods Hole Science Center, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, LEIGH, Jason, Electronic Visualization Laboratory, Univ of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, and RENAMBOT, Luc, Electronic Visualization Laboratory and the Dept. of Computer Science, Univ of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607
4-181:45 PM VISUALLY BROWSING GEOREFERENCED DIGITAL LIBRARIES: FORBES, Angus, Map and Imagery Laboratory, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010, angus.forbes@library.ucsb.edu and JANÉE, Greg, Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3060
4-192:00 PM DATA FUSION, COMPRESSION, AND VISUALIZATION OF THERMAL AND VISIBLE IMAGERY FOR REMOTE ANALYSIS OF GEOLOGIC SURFACES ON EARTH AND MARS: NOWICKI, Scott A., Environmental Studies, University of Portland, 5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR 97203, nowicki@up.edu
4-202:15 PM SHARING EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION THROUGH INTEROPERABLE APPROACH AND CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE: BAMBACUS, Myra1, COLE, Marge1, EVANS, John1, LI, Wenwen2, RASKIN, Rob3, WERTZ, Dick4, XIAO, Danqing2, and YANG, Phil2, (1) NASA Geoscience Interoperability Office, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, (2) Joint Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing, College of Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444, cyang3@gmu.edu, (3) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, (4) The Federation of Earth Science Information Partnership, 3839 Calmes Neck Lane, Boyce, VA 22620
 2:30 PM Break
4-212:45 PM A COMMUNITY WORKSHOP AND EMERGING ORGANIZATION TO SUPPORT A NATIONAL GEOINFORMATICS SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES: KELLER, G. Randy1, MAIDMENT, David2, WALKER, J. Douglas3, ALLISON, Lee4, GUNDERSEN, Linda C.5, and DICKINSON, Tamara5, (1) School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, grkeller@ou.edu, (2) Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, (3) Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, (4) Arizona Geological Survey, 416 W. Congress, #100, Tucson, AZ 85701, (5) US Geological Survey, 911 National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001
4-223:00 PM AASG-USGS PLAN FOR A NATIONAL GEOSCIENCE INFORMATION NETWORK: ALLISON, M. Lee, Arizona Geological Survey, 416 W. Congress, #100, Tucson, AZ 85701, lee.allison@azgs.az.gov and GUNDERSEN, Linda C., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 911 National Center, Reston, VA 20192
4-233:15 PM THE CULTURAL AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPING GEOINFORMATICS: INSIGHTS FROM SOCIAL, DOMAIN, AND INFORMATION SCIENCES: LEHNERT, Kerstin A.1, EDWARDS, Paul N.2, JACKSON, Steven2, and BOWKERS, Geoffrey3, (1) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10976, lehnert@ldeo.columbia.edu, (2) School of Information, University of Michigan, 085 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107, (3) Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0470
 3:30 PM Chris Greer, OCI/NSF
 4:00 PM Break
 4:15 PM PANEL DISCUSSION ON GLOBALIZATION OF GEOINFORMATICS—DEVELOPING COLLABORATIONS TO SUSTAIN GROWTH: Moderator, A. Krishna Sinha: Panelists, Linda Gundersen, Ian Jackson, Leslie Wyborn, Peter Fox, Deborah McGuinness, and others

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