Data Systems Committee (DSC)

The NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board (OOIFB) established the Data Systems Committee (DSC) to help ensure timely and reliable access to high-quality OOI data.

The DSC evaluates and recommends improvements to the data services policies and practices of the OOI Facility that will lead to more efficient and effective scientific use of OOI data. 


DSC Members

MemberAffiliationPositionFirst TermSecond Term
Tim Crone Lamont-Doherty
Earth Observatory
DSC Chair09/2018 – 09/202109/2021 – 09/2024
Karen Bemis Rutgers University
DSC Member07/2021 – 09/2023
Richard Dewey University of Victoria
DSC Member09/2018 – 09/202109/2021 – 09/2024
Kristen Fogaren Boston College
DSC Member07/2020 – 09/2022
James Potemra University of Hawaii
DSC Member09/2018 – 09/202109/2021 – 09/2024
Mary Jo Richardson Texas A&M
DSC Member09/2018 – 09/202009/2020 – 09/2023
Richard Signell US Geological Survey
DSC Member09/2018 – 09/201909/2019 – 09/2022
Orest Kawka University of Washington OOI Appointee 09/2018 – XX
Craig Risien Oregon State University OOI Appointee 12/2021 – XX

Ex Officio DSC Members

MemberAffiliationPositionTerm
Kendra Daly University of South Florida OOIFB Chair 11/2019 – XX
Jeffrey Glatstein Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution OOI Data Delivery Manager 09/2018 – XX

Past DSC Members

MemberAffiliationPositionFirst TermSecond Term
Anthony KoppersOregon State
University
OOI Appointee10/2020 – 11/2021
Christopher WingardOregon State
University
OOI Appointee09/2018 – 10/2020
Tom GulbransenBattelle Memorial
Institute
DDCI Member09/2018 – 09/202009/2020 – 02/2021
Dax SouleQueens College CUNYDDCI Member09/2018 – 09/2019

The starting date for DSC membership is January 28, 2021. The membership of the DDCI Committee transitioned to the DSC and their staggered terms were maintained in the transition. The normal term is 3 years. Members are eligible for renewal to a second term. OOI nominates two members. New appointees will be made by the OOIFB. See the Terms of Reference (Charter, Annex I) for details on membership.

DSC action items and activities can be viewed at Action Items.