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2014
Monday, June 16th
9:00 AM

Metadata for Describing Water Models

Mohamed M. Morsy, University of Virginia
Jonathan L. Goodall, University of Virginia
Christina Bandaragoda, University of Washington
Anthony M. Castronova, Utah State University
Jane Greenberg, University of North Carolina

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

The CSDMS Standard Names: Cross-Domain Naming Conventions for Describing Process Models, Data Sets and Their Associated Variables

Scott D. Peckham, University of Colorado, INSTAAR

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:40 AM

HydroShare: Advancing Collaboration through Hydrologic Data and Model Sharing

David G. Tarboton, Utah State University
Ray Idaszak, RENCI, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Utah State University
Jeff Heard, RENCI, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dan Ames, Brigham Young University
Jonathan L. Goodall, University of Virginia
Larry Band, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Venkatesh Merwade, Purdue University
Alva Couch, Tufts University
Jennifer Arrigo, CUAHSI
Richard Hooper, CUAHSI
David Valentine, San Diego Supercomputer Center
David Maidment, University of Texas at Austin

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Reproducible Research within the DataNet Federation Consortium

Reagan W. Moore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Use of near real time Earth Observation data infrastructures and open source tools for Water Resources Monitoring and Assessment

Chris M. Mannaerts, University of Twente, Netherlands
Ben H.P. Maathuis, University of Twente, Netherlands
Petra E. Budde, University of Twente, Netherlands

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Web service and plug-in architecture for flexibility and openness of environmental data sharing platforms

Stephen Knox, The University of Manchester
Philipp Meier, The University of Manchester
Julien Harou, The University of Manchester

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

An Overview of the Nevada Climate Change Portal

Sergiu Dascalu, University of Nevada, Reno
Frederick C. Harris Jr., University of Nevada, Reno
Michael McMahon Jr., University of Nevada, Reno
Eric Fritzinger, University of Nevada, Reno
Scotty Strachan, University of Nevada, Reno
Richard Kelley, University of Nevada, Reno

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Enabling Water Science at the CUAHSI Water Data Center

Alva Couch, Tufts University, CUAHSI
Richard Hooper, CUAHSI
Jon Pollak, CUAHSI
Marie Martin, CUAHSI
Martin Seul, CUAHSI

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Web Applications that Share Level-12 HUC Data and Models of the CONUS

Lorne Leonard, The Pennsylvania State University
Christopher J. Duffy, The Pennsylvania State University

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

3:40 PM

Automating Data Management and Sharing within a Large-scale, Heterogeneous Sensor Network

Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Utah State University
Amber Spackman Jones, Utah State University
Stephanie Reeder, Utah State University

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Integrating NEON data with existing models: An example with the Community Land Model

Edmund M. Hart, National Ecological Observatory Network
Andrew Fox, National Ecological Observatory Network
Steve Berukoff, National Ecological Observatory Network
T. J. Hoar, IMAGE, CISL, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Intelligent Workflow Systems and Provenance-Aware Software

Yolanda Gil, University of Southern California

Session A1: Leveraging Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Scientific Productivity and Reproducibility in the Water Sciences

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Tuesday, June 17th
10:40 AM

Automating Data-Model Workflows at a Level-12 HUC Scale in a Distributed Computing Environment

Lorne Leonard, The Pennsylvania State University
Christopher J. Duffy, The Pennsylvania State University

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Evaluation of Metamodeling Techniques on a CO2 Injection Simulation Study

Jared Schuetter, Battelle
Srikanta Mishra, Battelle
Doug Mooney, Battelle

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Tethys: A Software Framework for Web-Based Modeling and Decision Support Applications

Norm Jones, Brigham Young University
Jim Nelson, Brigham Young University
Nathan Swain, Brigham Young University
Scott Christensen, Brigham Young University
David Tarboton, Utah State University
Pabitra Dash, Utah State University

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

The use of object-oriented programming concepts for documenting a model ensemble

Georgii A. Alexandrov, A.Mm Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

3:40 PM

Exploring Environmental Model Catalogs

Ilva Zaslavsky, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego
Thomas Whitenack, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego
David Valentine, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Life cycle fragments: development of an online tool for curating and sharing life

Brandon Kuczenski, University of California, Santa Barbara

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Wednesday, June 18th
9:00 AM

A Bayesian Maximum Entropy scheme for the assimilation of mobile recordings with simulations of urban micrometeorological data

Uwe Schlink, Dept. of Urban and Environmental Sociology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Gabi Fischer, Dept. of Urban and Environmental Sociology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

An information platform fostering re-use of water data

Ralf Denzer, Environmental Informatics Group
Sascha Schlobinski, cismet GmbH
Gerben Boot, DELTARES
Frank Keppel, DELTARES
Erik de Rooij, DELTARES

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Back-end Science Model Integration for Ecological Risk Assessment

Tao Hong, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Chancellor Pascale, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Jonathan Flaishans, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Marcia Snyder, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
S. Thomas Purucker, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Crowdsourcing in Early Warning Systems

Ulrich Meissen, Fraunhofer FOKUS
Frank Fuchs-Kittowski, HTW Berlin

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Data Provisioning for the Object Modeling System (OMS)

Jack R. Carlson, Colorado State University
Olaf David, Colorado State University
Wes J. Lloyd, Colorado State University
George H. Leavesley, Colorado State University
Ken W. Rojas, USDA-NRCS Information Technology Center
Timothy R. Green, USDA-ARS-NPA, Agricultural Systems Research Unit
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University
Lucas Yaege, Colorado State University
Hom Kipka, Colorado State University

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Interactive web-based flood modeling at country wide scale and plantar size resolution

Fedor Baart, Deltares
Jack Ha, Nelen & Schuurmans
Arthur van Dam, Deltares
Gennadii Donchyts, Deltares
Martijn Siemerink, Nelen & Schuurmans

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Mobile device app for small open-channel flow measurement

Lüthi Beat, photrack AG
Thomas Philippe, photrack AG
Salvador Peña-Haro, photrack AG

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

MODPI: A parallel model data passing interface for integrating legacy environmental system models

Andre Q. Dozier, Colorado State University
Olaf David, Colorado State University
Yao Zhang, Colorado State University
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Open-Hardware Meets Open Software for Environmental Monitoring

Jeffrey M. Sadler, Brigham Young University
Daniel P. Ames, Brigham Young University
Rohit Khattar, Brigham Young University

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Whale Trails - a smart phone application for whale tracking

Jan-Olaf Maynecke, Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and Humpbacks & High-Rises

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Wireless Remote Animal Monitoring (WRAM) - A new international database e-infrastructure for management and sharing of telemetry sensor data from fish and wildlife

Holger Dettki, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Michel Brode, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Timothy Giles, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Jerry Hallgren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:40 AM

A Distributed Architecture for Sharing Ecological Data Sets with Access and Usage Control Guarantees

Philippe Bonnet, IT University of Copenhagen
Javier Gonzalez, IT University of Copenhagen
Joel Granados, IT University of Copenhagen

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Deployment of SWAT-DEG as a Web Infrastructure Utilizing Cloud Computing for Stream Restoration

Jeffrey Kwon Ditty, Colorado State University
Peter Allen, Baylor University
Olaf David, Colorado State University
Jeff Arnold, USDA-ARS
Michael White, USDA-ARS
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Investigating mobility styles using smartphones: advantages and limitations according to a field study in Southern Switzerland

Andrea E. Rizzoli, IDSIA USI/SUPSI
Roman Rudel, SUPSI ISAAC
Anna Förster, SUPSI ISIN
Giorgio Corani, IDSIA USI/SUPSI
Francesca Cellina, SUPSI ISAAC
Luca Pampuri, SUPSI ISAAC
Roberto Guidi, SUPSI ISIN
Andrea Baldassari, SUPSI ISIN

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Involving Citizens into Mapping of Illegal Landfills and other civic issues in the Czech Republic

Miroslay Kubásek, Masaryk University
Jiři Hřebíček, Masaryk University

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Modeling-as-a-Service (MaaS) using the Cloud Services Innovation Platform (CSIP)

Olaf David, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Wes Lloyd, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Ken Rojas, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Frank Geter, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
James Ascough, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Tim Green, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
G. Leavesley, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Jack Carlson, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

OGC and HIS: Implementing WFS and WaterML2 for HydroServer

Rohit M. Khattar, Brigham Young University
Dan Ames, Brigham Young University

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Technology behind the Deltares Open Archive

Andre Grijze, Deltares
Peter Gijsbers, Deltares
Erik de Rooij, Deltares
E. Pelgrim, Deltares
Onno Van Den Akker, Deltares

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

The ESM-App - a new smartphone application to map ecosystem services

Priess Joerg A., Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Robin Elger, University of Kassel
Jennifer Hauck, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

The PocketLAI smartphone app: an alternative method for leaf area index estimation

Roberto Confalonieri, University of Milan
Caterina Francone, University of Milan
Marco Foi, University of Milan

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

The Virtual Machine (VM) Scaler: An Infrastructure Manager Supporting Environmental Modeling on IaaS Clouds

Wes J. Lloyd, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Olaf David, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
James C. Ascough II, USDA-ARS-NPA, Agricultural Systems Research Unit
Timothy R. Green, USDA-ARS-NPA, Agricultural Systems Research Unit
Jack R. Carlson, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Ken W. Rojas, USDA-NRCS Information Technology Center

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Usage of the Deltares Open Archive

Peter Gijsbers, Deltares
Andre Grijze, Deltares
Marc Van Dijk, Deltares
Onno Van Den Akker, Deltares

Session A2: Sharing Scientific Environmental Data and Models

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Cyberinfrastructure for Scalable Access to Stream Flow Analysis

Tyler Wible, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Wes Lloyd, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Olaf David, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Mazdak Arabi, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Enhancing User Customization through Novel Software Architecture for Utility-Scale Solar Siting Software

Brant Peery, Idaho National Laboratory
R. Sam Alessi, Idaho National Laboratory
Randy D. Lee, Idaho National Laboratory
Leng Vang, Idaho National Laboratory
Scott Brown, Idaho National Laboratory
David Solan, Idaho National Laboratory
Dan Ames, Idaho National Laboratory

Session A3: Innovative Architectures and Approaches of Cloud and Mobile Technology for Environmental Modeling

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

State and trends in mobile observation applications

Denis Havlik, Austrian Institute of Technology
Gerald Schimak, Austrian Institute of Technology

Session A4: Smart and Mobile Devices Used for Environmental Applications

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Thursday, June 19th
9:00 AM

An Application of geographical and Statistical Linked Data to Ecology: The Brazilian Cerrado Ontology Network and Qualitative Reasoning Models

Adriano Souza, University of Brasilia
Oscar Corcho, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Paulo Salles, University of Brasilia
Luis Vilches-Blázquez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

Session A6: Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies of Natural Systems

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Designing Innovative Linked Open Data and Semantic Technologies in Agro-environmental Modelling

Rob Lokers, Alterra, Wageningen UR
Stasinos Konstantopoulos, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos"
Armando Stellato, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata'
Rob Knapen, Alterra, Wageningen UR
Sander Janssen, Alterra, Wageningen UR

Session A6: Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies of Natural Systems

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

The Virtual Learning Commons (VLC): Enabling Sharing and Innovation for Flexible, Responsive Solutions

Deana D. Pennington, University of Texas at El Paso
Alida Gándara, University of Texas at El Paso
Nick Del Rio, University of Texas at El Paso
Omar Ochoa, University of Texas at El Paso

Session A6: Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies of Natural Systems

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:40 AM

Metadata extraction using semantic and Natural Language Processing techniques

Rob Knapen, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Thomas Hüsing, Freie Universitat Berlin
Klaus Jacob, Freie Universitat Berlin
Yke van Randen, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Stefan Reis, NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Onno Roosenschoon, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Sander Janssen, Wageningen University and Research Centre

Session A6: Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies of Natural Systems

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM

Ontology Mapping in Semantic Time Series Processing in Climate Change Prediction

Bojan Božić, Austrian Institute of Technology
Jan Peters-Anders, Austrian Institute of Technology
Gerald Schimak, Austrian Institute of Technology

Session A6: Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies of Natural Systems

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM