OOIFB & DDCI Activities Timeline

The following is a timeline of OOIFB Activities:

2020

Webex calls are scheduled approximately monthly for the OOIFB.

  • July 8, 2020 -The OOIFB sends NSF the DDCI Committee’s response to the OOI Program’s response to the 2019 DDCI report
  • June 2, 2020 – OOIFB provides feedback to NSF regarding the OOI 2.0 Annual Work Plan for Program Year 3
  • May 19, 2020 – John Wilkin (Rutgers University) appointed to fill a vacancy position on the OOIFB.
  • May 14, 2020 – The Larry P. Atkinson Travel Fellowship for Students and Early Career Scientists is established.
  • May 13-14, 2020 – OOIFB holds Spring Meeting via Zoom web conference.
  • March 2020 – On March 5th, the on-line application form for the OOI Community Workshop focused on the NE Pacific OOI Arrays was opened.  The workshop was scheduled for June 23-25, 2020 in Portland, OR.  On March 27th, the decision was made to postpone the workshop due to COVID-19 concerns.
  • Feb – Mar, 2020 – Call for Applications for 1 OOIFB open position Feb 19-Mar 20.  Appointment of Dax Soule (Queens College) confirmed as new member with 3-year term and accepts on March 27th.
  • February 20, 2020 – OOIFB holds a Town Hall at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting in San Diego, CA.

2019

Webex calls are scheduled approximately monthly for the OOIFB and were held biweekly for the DDCI Committee.

  • December 30, 2019 – The OOIFB provides input to NSF regarding future OOI Annual Work Plans and the OOI Concept of Operations document.
  • December 24, 2019 – The OOIFB submits the DDCI Committee Report titled, Improving Ocean Observatories Data Delivery Systems and Procedures, to NSF.
  • December 9, 2019 – OOIFB holds a Town Hall at the 2019 Fall AGU Meeting.
  • November 13, 2019 – Kendra Daly is appointed as the new OOIFB Chair.  Larry Atkinson becomes the OOIFB Past-Chair.
  • November 12-13, 2019 – OOIFB and DDCI Committee meeting at NSF, Alexandria, VA.
  • May 31, 2019 – OOIFB provides feedback to NSF regarding the OOI 2.0 Annual Work Plan for Program Year 2
  • May 21-23, 2019 – OOIFB and DDCI Meeting at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
  • March 29 – April 26, 2019 – DDCI Survey open to community. 127 responses received.
  • February 19, 2019 – OOIFB provides recommendation regarding to NSF regarding transition of PI instruments to core OOI supported instruments.

2018

Webex calls are scheduled approximately monthly.

  • December 11, 2018 – DDCI SWOT session held at Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL).
  • Townhall at Fall AGU meeting 10 December
  • Fall OOIFB and DDCI Meeting, October 29-31 at NSF
  • September 2018 – DDCI Committee formed.
  • Applications for DDCI membership (August 30 deadline)
  • DDCI Terms of Reference established
  • OOIFB members attend Early Career Workshops during summer
  • May 7-8, 2018, OOIFB Meeting at U. Washington
  • 11-16 February – OOIFB Townhall at Ocean Sciences 2018
  • January OOIFB Webex meeting – pre-town OSM Townhall update

2017

  • December – submit OOIFB annual report to NSF
  • November 29 – 30 OOIFB at UNOLS Council and Annual Meeting
  • November 20, OOIFB and DDCI webex update and discussion
  • November 13 -15, OOIFB representation at Ocean Studies Board
  • November 8-9, OOIFB representation (Kendra Daly) on Irminger Sea steering committee and attend workshop
  • September 25-27 – OOIFB meeting at NSF
  • August 31  – interim report from Data Dissemination  and Cyber Infrastructure ad hoc working group
  • June – Translational Matrices refresh exercise started
    • June 20 Information request sent to NSF
  • June – Data Dissemination and Cyber Infrastructure ad hoc working group created.
  • May – Inaugural meeting of OOIFB at NSF

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Following is a timeline of DDCI Committee Activities:

2020

Web conferences are held monthly.

  • August 26, 2020 – The DDCI Committee presents their proposed future focus areas to the OOIFB and NSF.
  • August 26, 2020 – The DDCI Committee proposes a new name to the OOIFB and NSF, “OOI Data Systems Committee.”
  • July 22, 2020 – Kristen Fogaren (Boston College) is appointed to the DDCI Committee.
  • July 2, 2020 -The DDCI Committee’s response to the OOI Program’s response to the 2019 DDCI report is sent to the OOIFB for endorsement.  OOIFB endorsed the DDCI Committee response and submitted it to NSF on July 8, 2020.
  • May 2020 – The DDCI Committee reviews and provides feedback regarding the OOI Annual Work Plan for Program Year 3.  They send their feedback to the OOIFB.
  • February 20, 2020 – DDCI Chair provides an update at the OOIF  Town Hall at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting and presents a set of plots summarizing the community survey results.

2019

Web conferences are held biweekly to evaluate OOI data delivery and CI, review the community survey results, and complete their tasking to draft a DDCI committee report.

  • December 24, 2019 – The DDCI Committee Report titled, Improving Ocean Observatories Data Delivery Systems and Procedures, is submitted to NSF via the OOIFB.
  • December 9, 2019 – DDCI Chair provides an update at the OOIFB holds a Town Hall at the 2019 Fall AGU Meeting and presents a set of plots summarizing the community survey results.
  • November 12-13, 2019 – OOIFB and DDCI Committee meeting at NSF, Alexandria, VA.
  • June 30, 2019 – SWOT material provided to DDCI Committee from Tom Kearney.
  • May 2019 – DDCI Committee provides feedback to OOIFB regarding the data delivery excerpts from the OOI 2.0 Annual Work Plan for Program Year 2
  • May 2019 – DDCI provides feedback to OOIFB regarding the OOI 2.0 Annual Work Plan for Program Year 2.
  • May 21-23, 2019 – OOIFB and DDCI Meeting at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
  • March 29 – April 26, 2019 – DDCI Survey open to community.127 responses received.

2018

Web conferences are held biweekly.

  • December 11, 2018 – DDCI SWOT session held at Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
  • December 10, 2018 – OOIFB Townhall at the 2018 Fall AGU Meeting– DDCI members participated and introduced the SliDo poll.
  • November 26 – DDCI Resource Library created.
  • November 11 – DDCI Slack Account created
  • October 29-31, 2018 – OOIFB and DDCI Meeting at NSF, Alexandria, VA
  • October 30, 2019 – DDCI Terms of Reference revised to reflect
  • September 2018 – DDCI Committee formed.