|South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting (16-17 March 2009)|
|Paper No. 15-1|
|Presentation Time: 4:00 PM-4:15 PM|
SUPPORTING SCIENCE WITH GEOINFORMATICS
LEHNERT, Kerstin A., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, email@example.com|
Geoinformatics (GI) has established itself as the platform for a new paradigm in how Geoscience research is conducted. The recognized relevance of GI as part of the broader cyberinfrastructure is growing, both within the community and funding agencies. Cyberinfrastructure is envisioned as comprehensive, highly integrated, interactive digital environment that functionally supports research communities in terms of expertise, data, information, communication, tools, and instruments. Data acquisition, data management, data assessment and modeling are at the heart of cyberinfrastructure in the Geosciences. We will showcase major digital data collections for the Earth and Ocean Sciences, including geochemical databases (PetDB, EarthChem), data systems for paleontology and sedimentary geology (GeoStratSys, SedDB), the Ridge2000 and MARGINS data collections and marine seismic databases in the Marine Geoscience Data System, the sample registry SESAR, and data visualization tools such as CoreWall and GeoMapApp.
South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting (16-17 March 2009)
General Information for this Meeting
|Presentation Handout (.ppt format, 6036.0 kb)|
|Session No. 15|
GIS and Geoscience Education
University of Texas at Dallas Conference Center: 1.102
4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, 17 March 2009
Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 2, p. 34
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