Dataset Discovery Day — Agenda

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
1:00 – 1:10 Welcome and Review of Objectives Tamara Houston
NOAA/NCDC
1:10 – 1:30 NCDC Overview Tim Owen
NOAA/NCDC
1:30 – 1:50 Overview of NCDC Sectoral Engagement Datasets Steve DelGreco
NOAA/NCDC
1:50 – 2:30 Why Climate Data Matters
- Climate Science Overview
- General Observed Trends
Deke Arndt
NOAA/NCDC
2:30 – 3:15 Overview of NCDC Dataset (Storm Data)
- History of Severe Weather Data
- Current Status and Output Datasets
- Demo of Web Application and Access
  *Participation for this discussion is available via webex; please register
Stuart Hinson
NOAA/NCDC
3:15 – 3:30 BREAK  
3:30 – 4:25 Overview of Severe Weather Data Inventory (SWDI)
- NEXRAD Radar Applications
- Discussion on SWDI Dataset
- Current Status of Dataset
- Demo of Access to SWDI Dataset
Steve Ansari
NOAA/NCDC
4:25 – 4:45 NCDC Dataset Uses
* Uses of Dataset from Current Users
Stuart Hinson/Steve Ansari
NOAA/NCDC
4:45 – 5:10 Group Discussion: Data Uses
- How do you use NCDC data?
- Where do you get your data?
Jenny Dissen
NOAA/NCDC/CICS-NC
5:10 – 5:15 End of Day Summary Tamara Houston
NOAA/NCDC
6:00 – 7:00 Networking Activity
     
Thursday, November 29, 2012
8:30 – 9:00 Coffee and Networking  
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks / Day 1 Recap Tamara Houston
NOAA/NCDC
9:10 – 10:10 Data Application and Case Study Overview Jim Fox
RENCI / NEMAC
10:10 – 10:40 CICS-NC Research Activities in NEXRAD Scott Stevens
CICS-NC
10:40 – 11:00 BREAK  
11:00 – 11:40 Breakout Session: Data Applications and User Observations Deke Arndt
NOAA/NCDC
11:40 – 12:15 Breakout Session Discussion and Summary Jenny Dissen
NOAA/NCDC/CICS-NC
12:15 – 12:30 Closing Remarks and Next Steps Tamara Houston
NOAA/NCDC
12:30 Adjourn  
1:30 – 3:30 Optional Roundtable Discussion Public / Private / Academic Partnership Opportunities Steve DelGreco, NOAA/NCDC
Otis Brown, CICS-NC