2006 Town Hall Meeting on Arctic Data Needs | Overview

Thursday, 14 December 2006

San Francisco Marriott, Pacific A Room
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA

The Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Committee hosted an open Town Hall
Meeting on arctic data coordination needs and priorities on Thursday, 14
December 2006, during the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California.
The meeting was scheduled from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel,
Pacific A Room.

The meeting included discussions regarding the emerging needs of
ARCSS data management and recommendations for approaches that will
advance the ARCSS research agenda and increase its utility to a variety
of stakeholders. Discussion focused on three fundamental topics:

  • the scientific rationale for a new approach to ARCSS data management;
  • identified priorities for data management that advances system-scale
    science; and
  • ways in which the research community could plan strategically for the
    future of ARCSS Program data management.

Download the powerpoint presented by Charlie Vörösmarty:

######### Arctic_Data_AGU_TownHall (PPT-10.9MB)

For further information, please see ARCSS Note #8 at: