Earth and Space Science Informatics

Abstract submission deadline: 2 August 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT.


IN001. Advanced Information Systems to Support Climate Projection Data Analysis


Gerald L Potter1,2, Tsengdar J Lee3, Daniel Duffy1 and Dean Norman Williams4, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States(2)NCCS, NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, MD, United States(3)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States(4)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
IN002. An Object-Oriented View of Atmospheric Science: Feature Detection and Characterization in Big Data


Marielle Cristine Pinheiro, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Michael F Wehner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States and Paul Aaron Ullrich, University of California Davis, Land, Air and Water Resources, Davis, CA, United States
IN003. Applications of Geospatial Data and Remote Sensing for Food Security


Margaret Hurwitz1, Danielle Wood2, Christa D Peters-Lidard2 and Bradley Doorn3, (1)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States(2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States(3)NASA Headquarters, Earth Science Directorate, Washington, DC, United States
IN004. Applications of Network Analysis in Earth Science


Anirudh Prabhu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, United States, Shaunna M Morrison, University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences, Tucson, AZ, United States, Xiaogang Ma, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States and Matthew S. Mayernik, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
IN006. Approaches for Curation to Data Discovery in the Era of Big Data Variety


Kaylin Bugbee, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States, Lewis John McGibbney, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Thomas O Dabolt, Department of the Interior Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States and David Neufeld, CIRES, National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), Boulder, CO, United States
IN007. Architecture and Testbed for Earth/Space Science Cyberinfrastructures


Chaowei Phil Yang, George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States, Emily S. Law, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Sudhir R Shrestha, ESRI, Redlands, CA, United States and Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Perth, Perth, WA, Australia
IN008. Autonomous sensing systems in Earth and Space science


Kirk Martinez, University of Southampton, Electronics and Computer Science, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom, Jane K Hart, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom, Michael S Seablom, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and Geoff Bland, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
IN009. Big Data Analytics


Thomas Huang, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Chaowei Phil Yang, George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States, Tiffany C Vance, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States and Brian D Wilson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN010. Big Data Approaches for NASA Science Missions


Neal E Hurlburt, Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA, United States, Charles P Holmes, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and James L Kinter, George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States; Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, Fairfax, VA, United States
IN011. Browser-based Mapping, Space-Time Visualization, and Analysis of Big Earth Science Data


Wenwen Li1, Joe T Roberts2 and Charles K Thompson2, (1)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States(2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN012. Can Public Participation be the Key to Better Understanding Our Planet? Earth Scientists Say, “Yes.”


Amanda Whitehurst, ASRC Federal Holding Company, Beltsville, MD, United States, Kevin J Murphy, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and Maury Gordon Estes Jr, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
IN013. Challenges and Benefits of Open Source Software and Open Data


Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Perth, Perth, WA, Australia, Anthony M Castronova, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrological Science, Washington, DC, United States, Daniel Garijo, University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Bert Jagers, Deltares, Delft, Netherlands
IN014. Challenges and Strategies for Connecting Long-tail Data and Users


Grace S Peng, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CISL/DSS, Boulder, CO, United States and Kerstin Lehnert, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
IN015. Compressing Scientific Data: Reducing Storage While Preserving Information


John Clyne, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States, Dorit Hammerling, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, Boulder, CO, United States and Allison H Baker, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
IN016. Computationally-Intelligent Solutions for Resource Questions in Earth Science


Michael J Friedel, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand; University of Colorado Denver, Mathematical & Statistical Sciences, Denver, CO, United States, Ken Lawrie, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia and Massimo Buscema, Semeion Institute, Rome, Italy; University of Colorado Denver, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Denver, CO, United States
IN017. Conventions and Data Formats for Sharing Earth and Space Science Data

(eLightning)


Ted Habermann, HDF Group, Champaign, IL, United States, Derick Hess, IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center, Socorro, NM, United States, Jialin Liu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States and David Durden, National Ecological Observatory Network, Battelle, Boulder, CO, United States
IN018. Dark Data Revived! Data Rescue: New Discoveries with Old Data


David W Gallaher, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, G Garrett Campbell, National Snow and Ice Data Center, CIRES University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, Stephen C Diggs, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States and Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
IN019. Data and Tools for Knowledge Discovery around the Energy-Water Nexus


Jibonananda Sanyal, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, Melissa R Allen, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, Robert S Chen, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States and Bonita Singal, Department of Energy Washington DC, EPSA, Washington, DC, United States
IN020. Data-at-Risk: Identifying, Prioritising and Preserving for future generations

(Panel Format)


David W Gallaher, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, Nancy A Ritchey, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC, United States, Lynn Yarmey, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States and Natalie Meyer, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States
IN021. Data, Information, and Operations: Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Environmental Monitoring


Lindsay Barbieri, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States and Janet Wyngaard, University of Notre Dame, Center for Research Computing, Notre Dame, IN, United States
IN022. Data Visualization Technologies in Earth and Space Sciences


Alexandria W DeWolfe, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States and Kristopher William Larsen, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO, United States
IN023. Developing Innovative Tools and Services to Enable Data Use across Broad User Communities

(eLightning)


Leigh Sinclair, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States and Amanda Marie Weigel, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
IN024. Distributed Computing in Earth Science


Aparna Radhakrishnan1,2, Charles Doutriaux3, Dean Norman Williams3 and V. Balaji4, (1)Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States(2)Engility, Chantilly, VA, United States(3)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States(4)Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
IN025. Earth and Environmental Data Repositories: Considerations for Choosing the Most Appropriate


Kristin Vanderbilt, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States, Corinna Gries, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States and Alexander M de Sherbinin, Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Palisades, NY, United States
IN026. Earth and Space Science Informatics General Contributions


Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Jane K Hart, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom and Mark A Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tetherless World Constellation, Troy, NY, United States
IN027. Enabling Cloud Applications for Earth Science Data


Jeff de la Beaujardiere, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Emily Law, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Michael M Little, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and Steve Aulenbach, USGS Headquarters, Core Science & Analytics, Reston, VA, United States
IN028. Enabling Interoperability, Interdisciplinary Use, and Stewardship of Scientific Data through Knowledge Representation Frameworks


Robert R Downs, Columbia University of New York, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Palisades, NY, United States and John S Hughes, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN029. Exploiting Big Earth Data: GIS and Beyond


Daniel Duffy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Michael M Little, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
IN030. Facilitating Interdisciplinary Geosciences By Limiting Data Friction: Approaches and Outcomes


Simon J Goring, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States, Stephen M Richard, Arizona Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ, United States, Karen I Stocks, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Ilya Zaslavsky, San Diego Supercomputer Center, Spatial Information Systems Lab, La Jolla, CA, United States
IN031. Geophysical Problems Amenable to Potential Quantum Computing Speedups

(Possible Alternate Format)


Milton Halem1, Rupak Biswas2, Tsengdar J Lee3 and Michael S Seablom3, (1)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Computer Science, Baltimore, MD, United States(2)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States(3)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
IN032. How Information Systems Could Enable Earth Science Decadal Measurements


Charles D Norton, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Robert M Atlas, NOAA Miami, Miami, FL, United States, Marge Cole, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Technology Office, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Pamela S Millar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
IN034. Immersive Visualization Technologies for Earth Science Applications


Charles K Thompson1, Christian Alarcon1,2 and Wenwen Li3, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States(2)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States(3)Arizona State Univ, Tempe, AZ, United States
IN035. Increasing the bandwidth of imaging-data-to-research pipelines


Masa Prodanovic, The University of Texas at Austin, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Austin, TX, United States, Maria Esteva, Research Associate/Data Curator, University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Austin, TX, United States and Richard A Ketcham, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
IN036. Intelligent Systems for Geosciences: Accelerating Discovery and Building Community

(Possible Alternate Format)


Mariana Güereque1, Sai Ravela2, Deana D Pennington1 and Anuj Karpatne3, (1)University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, United States(2)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States(3)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, United States
IN037. International collaboration on environmental data and service infrastructures, practices, access and technologies


Ari Asmi, University of Helsinki, Physics, Helsinki, Finland and Helen Glaves, British Geological Survey Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, NG12, United Kingdom
IN038. Interoperability in the Solar System Sciences


Baptiste Cecconi, Paris Observatory Meudon, Meudon, France, Angelo Pio Rossi, Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany, D Aaron Roberts, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 672, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Daniel J Crichton, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN039. Leptoukh Lecture for the Earth and Space Sciences Informatics Focus Group


Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Jane K Hart, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom and Mark A Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tetherless World Constellation, Troy, NY, United States
IN040. Linking Environmental Data, Samples and Publications

(Possible Alternate Format)


Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Perth, Perth, WA, Australia, Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Simon J D Cox, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia and Kerstin Lehnert, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
IN041. Looking Ahead to “Universal” Spaceborne InSAR Data Products and Services


Howard A Zebker, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States and Paul Alan Rosen, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN042. Maximizing data value for data centers and data managers: Experiences, strategies, lessons learned, and recommendations


Stephen M Richard, Columbia University of New York,, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, Anne Wilson, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO, United States, Ilya Zaslavsky, San Diego Supercomputer Center, Spatial Information Systems Lab, La Jolla, CA, United States and Nancy A Ritchey, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC, United States
IN043. Monitoring Extreme Climate Events and Impacts using Remote Sensing


Mahesh Rao, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Ramesh P Singh, Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States
IN044. Near Real Time/Low Latency Data for Earth Science and Space Weather Applications


H Michael Goodman1, Gerald W Bawden2, Kevin J Murphy2 and James F Spann1, (1)NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
IN045. New Approaches to Analyze Big Geoscientific Datasets

(eLightning)


Charles S Zender, University of California Irvine, Departments of Earth System Science and Computer Science, Irvine, CA, United States, Joseph Hamman, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Hydrometeorological Applications Program, Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States and Ryan Abernathey, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
IN046. Open Data and Research Integrity: Data and Software Citation, Provenance, Rigor, and Repositories


Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States, Hampapuram Ramapriyan, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States and Jessica Hausman, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
IN047. Optimizing Data Sharing in Transdisciplinary Research: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due


Amber E Budden1, Robert JOHN Samors2, Patricia Cruse3 and Carrie E. Seltzer2, (1)DataONE, Santa Barbara, CA, United States(2)Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures and Data Management Project, Tucson, AZ, United States(3)DataCite, Berkeley, United States
IN048. Planetary Data System: New Developments in Data Archiving


Maria Banks1, Thomas H Morgan1 and Michelle Hall2, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States(2)Science Education Solutions, Los Alamos, NM, United States
IN049. Plugging and Abandonment of Wellbores in The Gulf of Mexico: Geology & Petroleum Engineering Perspectives on Applications of (Geo)Materials Science & Emerging Technologies (3D printing) to Enhance Engineering Practices & Minimize Environmental Impact


Mileva Radonjic1, Darko Kupresan2, Hui Du3 and Daniele Di_Crescenzo2, (1)Louisiana State University, Petroleum Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA, United States(2)Shell New Orleans, Drilling and Completions, New Orleans, LA, United States(3)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
IN050. Quality and Trustworthiness of Earth Science Data

(eLightning)


Yaxing Wei, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, Steven J Worley, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CISL/DSS, Boulder, CO, United States and Ge Peng, NC State University and NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, North Carolina (CICS-NC), Asheville, NC, United States
IN051. Quality Control and Provenance of Scientific Data: Data Producers and Consumer perspectives.


Aparna Radhakrishnan1,2, V. Balaji1,3, Eugene F Burger4 and Kevin O'Brien5,6, (1)Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States(2)Engility, Chantilly, VA, United States(3)Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States(4)NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States(5)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States(6)NOAA/PMEL/UW, Seattle, WA, United States
IN052. Receiving Credit Where Credit is Due: Overcoming Barriers to Effective Data Sharing for Collaborative, Transdisciplinary Research

(Panel Format)


Barron Joseph Orr, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States; Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures and Data Management Project, Tucson, AZ, United States, R J Gurney, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, Amber E Budden, DataONE, Santa Barbara, CA, United States and Patricia Cruse, DataCite, Berkeley, United States
IN053. Recent Advances in Deep Learning and Data Analytics in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences


Michael M Little, NASA Headquarters, Earth Science Technology Office, Washington, DC, United States, Youzuo Lin, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States, Udit Bhatia, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States and Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science Resource Engineering, Perth, Australia
IN054. Space Weather and Earth Informatics


Alemayehu Mengesha Cherkos II, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Atalay Ayele, Addis Ababa University, Institute of Geophysics, Space Science, and Astronomy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
IN055. Spatial Data Infrastructure for Earth and Space Sciences: Analyzing, Visualizing, and Sharing Spatio-temporal Earth Science Data Small and Big


Sudhir R Shrestha, ESRI, Redlands, CA, United States, Manil Maskey, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States, Kenneth S Casey, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Robert Edward Wolfe, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
IN056. The Joint Polar Satellite System: Providing New Data and Product Applications for Better Global Earth Observation


Gary McWilliams, NOAA/NESDIS JPSS Program Office, Lanham, MD, United States and William Sjoberg, NOAA/NESDIS JPSS Program Office, Lanham, MD, United States
IN057. Trustworthy Data Repositories to Increase the Visibility and Value of Your Research Data

(Panel Format)


Sanna Sorvari, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, Mustapha Mokrane, ICSU World Data System, International Programme Office, Tokyo, Japan and Corinna Gries, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States
IN058. Where We Live and Work: Improving Data and Models for Human Settlements, Infrastructure, and Population Distribution


Robert S Chen, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, Budhendra L Bhaduri, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, Andrea Gaughan, University of Louisville, Dept. of Geography and Geosciences, Louisville, KY, United States and Gregory Yetman, Columbia University, CIESIN, Palisades, NY, United States
A096. Science Observations Enabled by New Advances in Small Satellite Capability and Technology


Charles D Norton, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, William H Swartz, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States, Pamela Millar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and David M Klumpar, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States
ED012. Concepts for Research Oriented Teaching and Data Management in the Digital Age


Dirk Fleischer, University of Kiel, Kiel Marine Science, Kiel, Germany, Fiona Murphy, University of Reading, Institute for Environmental Analytics, Reading, United Kingdom, Kirsten Elger, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany and Michelle Hall, Science Education Solutions, Los Alamos, NM, United States
ED013. Crowdsourcing and the Great American Eclipse of 2017: A new approach for integrating research, technology and education


Juan Carlos Martinez Oliveros, Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Laura M Peticolas, University of California Berkeley, Multiverse, Berkeley, CA, United States, Martin Storksdieck, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Calvin Johnson, Google, Making & Science, Mountain View, CA, United States
ED036. Sharing the story, the science, and the adventure of NASA’s scientific explorations.


Moses P Milazzo1, Richard Gregory Vaughan1, Kristen J Erickson2 and Sheri Klug Boonstra3, (1)US Geological Survey, Astrogeology Science Center, Flagstaff, AZ, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States(3)Mars Space Flight Facility, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration, Tempe, AZ, United States
ED044. Virtual Community Platforms and Data Tools for Enabling Geoscience Research and Education


Liza Brazil1, Megan Carter-Orlando2, Jon Pollak1 and Michelle Hall3, (1)Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrological Science, Washington, DC, United States(2)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States(3)Science Education Solutions, Los Alamos, NM, United States
EP052. Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Observing and Analyzing Coastal Systems


Michael J Starek, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Corpus Christi, TX, United States, Hua Zhang, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, College of Science and Engineering, Corpus Christi, TX, United States, James C Gibeaut, Texas A & M University- Corpus Christi, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Corpus Christi, TX, United States and David Henry Bridges, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, United States
U009. How Safe and Persistent is your Research?


Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States, Denise J Hills, Geological Survey of Alabama, Energy Investigations Program, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States and Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia