DWH Long Term Data Management Coordination Workshop

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DWH Long Term Data Management Coordination Workshop

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to Thursday, June 8, 2017
Gulf of Mexico, Disaster Response Center, Mobile, AL

This workshop is sponsored by NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (ORR), particularly the Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center, in partnership with NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service Restoration Center (NMFS RC) and NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).

The workshop objectives are:

  • Foster collaboration among Gulf of Mexico partners for data management & integration for restoration planning, implementation & monitoring.
  • Identify standards, protocols & guidance for long term data management being used for DWH NRDA, restoration & public health efforts.
  • Obtain feedback & identify next steps for the EDDM Working Groups work.
  • Work towards best practices on public distribution & access of this data.


NOAA's Disaster Response Center
7344 Zeigler Blvd.
Mobile AL 36608

Agenda: draft agenda

Participants: by invitation only


Homewood Suites by Hilton
530 Providence Park Drive E
Mobile, AL 36695

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Organizing Committee:

Nancy Kinner, CRRC

Amy Merten, NOAA ORR ARD Spatial Data Branch

Julie Bosch, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

Mike Peccini, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Laura Bowie, Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Libby Fetherston-Resch, Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program

James Gibeaut, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC)

Rebecca Green, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Whitney Hauer, CRRC

Steve Jones, Geological Survey of Alabama

Barb Kirkpatrick, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (IOOS)

Kirsten Larsen, NCEI

Matt Love, Ocean Conservancy

Laurie McGilvray, U.S. Dept of the Treasury

Tamay Özgökmen, University of Miami

Jon Porthouse, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

George Ramseur, MS Deptartment of Marine Resources

Jamey Redding, NOAA NMFS

Dave Reed, FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation

Lauren Showalter, National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Greg Steyer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Jessica Henkel, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council


Questions? Please contact Kathy Mandsager, Coastal Response Research Center kathy.mandsager@unh.edu 603.862.1545