The National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure created the Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program in 2012 and since then has issued annual updated solicitations . More than 50 awards have been funded or co-funded by the DIBBs program through a collaborative approach with all seven NSF research and education directorates.
This report investigates the relatively new role of science engagement, including terminology, ideal characteristics of science engagers, understanding the “science work cycle,” measurements of success, useful modalities, and how to scale science engagement.
This workshop was supported in part by NSF Cooperative Agreement, ACI-1541349 to UC San Diego and UC Berkeley. Additional support was received from Montana State University (MSU), the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute, and Pacific Interface, Inc. Support for the webcasting was made available from MSU’s CC*DNI Award ACI-1541252.
This summary provides an overview of key points, challenges, and priorities discussed at the Big Data and the Earth Sciences: Grand Challenges Workshop held from May 31 to June 2, 2017 in La Jolla, California. The workshop was hosted by the Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a consortium of universities in Read more…