2020 Conference Program

23rd Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International Conference
Boston, MA January 15-16, 2020
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“ASLI in 2020: Building on the Past to Inform the Future”

See also the program with abstracts on the AMS website
Register online through the AMS website

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
ASLI program and Joint Session 49
Room 259B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

8:00am On site Registration
8:30am Session 1:
Welcome Address and Introductions

Elizabeth Fish, Chair-Elect, Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI), University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL
9:00am Session 2: The Scholarly Communication Landscape and the Atmospheric Sciences
Moderator: Joyce Shaw, Gunter Library, Univ. of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS

2.1: Bibliometric Analysis of Data from a Statewide Meteorological Observation Network
Bradley G. Illston, Oklahoma Mesonet/Oklahoma Climatological Survey/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

9:15am 2.2: A Study of Monographs with Lapsed Copyright in the Atmospheric Sciences
Linda Musser, Penn State University, University Park, PA
9:30am 2.3: Citation Analysis of AMS Journals for Collection Development and Publishing Decisions
Stacy Bruss, NOAA, Boulder, CO
9:45am 2.4: Opening Doors: An Exploration of Open Access Policies in Atmospheric Science Journal Publishing
Elise Gowen, Penn State University, University Park, PA
10:00am Break and Formal Poster Viewing
10:30am Session 3: Keynote Addresses and AMS Publishing Update
Moderator: Linda Musser, Fletcher L. Byrom Earth and Mineral Sciences Library, Penn State University, University Park, PA

3.1: AMS: the last 100 years
Jinny Nathans, AMS, Boston, MA

10:45am 3.2: The Journal of the Future and the Curation of Scientific Information
Keith Seitter, AMS Executive Director, Boston, MA
11:15am 3.3: AMS Publications Update
Gwendolyn Whittaker, AMS, Boston, MA; and M. Friedman
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Session 4: ASLI Choice Book Awards
Moderator: Elizabeth Fish, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL

2:00pm Session 5: History and Atmospheric Science Literature
Moderator: Jewel Ward, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), LAC Group, Asheville, NC

5.1: Jinny’s talk
Jinny Nathans, AMS, Boston, MA

2:15pm 5.2: Sophie’s talk
Sophie Mankins, AMS, Boston, MA
2:30pm Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
3:00pm Joint Session 49: FAIR and Open Data within the Atmospheric Sciences, Part I
Moderators: Mohan Ramamurthy, UCAR, Boulder, CO and Matthew S. Mayernik, NCAR Library, NCAR, Boulder, CO

J49.1: Addressing FAIR Data Principles Sustainably
David W. Gallaher, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. McAllister, C. Pankratz, J. Craft, G. Grant, and K. Schaefer

3:15pm J49.2: Advancing FAIR Data within NASA’s WDS Trusted Physical Oceanography Repository
David F. Moroni, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and E. M. Armstrong, J. C. Klose, and S. Vannan
3:30pm J49.3: Addressing FAIR Challenges in Serving Bureau of Reclamation’s Weather, Water and Water-Related Data
Levi D. Brekke, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and A. Odell, K. Nowak, S. Poulton, and J. Nagode
3:45pm J49.4: AMS 2019 Open Data Distributed on Amazon’s Cloud Service
Roope Tervo, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and M. Sofiev
4:00pm Formal Poster Viewing Reception
6:00pm Sessions end for the day
7:00pm Annual ASLI Dinner

Thursday, January 16, 2020
ASLI Program, Joint Session 56
Room 157C (BCEC)

8:00am One day on-site Registration
8:30am Joint Session 56: FAIR and Open Data within the Atmospheric Sciences, Part II
Moderators: Mohan Ramamurthy, UCAR, Boulder, CO and Matthew S. Mayernik, NCAR Library, NCAR, Boulder, CO

J56.1: From Observations to Models: Evolving NCEI’s Archive of and Access to NOAA’s Environmental Data
Monica A Youngman, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC; and K. S. Casey, N. A. Ritchey, R. Baldwin, and S. Rutz
8:45am J56.2: NCEI: Tackling the “R” in FAIR
Nancy A. Ritchey, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC; and J. Cooper, M. J. Brewer, D. Collins, and M. Youngman
9:00am J56.3: Determining Best Practices for Archiving and Reproducibility of Model Data
Gretchen L. Mullendore, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and M. S. Mayernik and D. Schuster
9:15am J56.4: Weather on the Web (WotW)
Peter J. Trevelyan, Met Office, Exeter, UK; and M. Burgoyne
9:30am Exhibit Hall Breakfast
10:30am Joint Session 63: FAIR and Open Data within the Atmospheric Sciences, Part III
Moderators: Mohan K. Ramamurthy, Unidata, UCAR, Boulder, CO and Matthew S. Mayernik, NCAR Library, NCAR, Boulder, CO

J63.1: The Copernicus Climate Data Store: ECMWF’s approach to providing online access to climate data and tools
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, U.K.; and C. Bergeron, C. Buontempo, A. Alos-Lopez, E. Comyn-Platt, E. Damasio-Da-Costa, and I. Rozum

10:45am J63.2: Managing Diverse Data Submissions within a Multi-Repository Ecosystem
Matthew S. Mayernik, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Schuster
11:00am J63.3: Construction of an Airborne Data Inventory for Improved Data Discoverability and Access
Deborah Smith, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. M. Wingo, C. Davis, K. Bugbee, and R. Ramachandran
11:15am J63.4: Improving Algorithm Communication and Data Cognizance through Standardizing Documentation
Aaron Kaulfus, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Bugbee, A. Harris, S. Bailey, R. Ramachandran, S. Harkins, and A. Barciauskas
11:30am J63.5: Operating a Cloud-Native Data Center
Will Ellett, UAH, Huntsville, AL; and A. Kulkarni, A. Marouane, J. Simmons, G. T. Stano, and S. J. Graves
11:45am J63.6: ARM Data: Metrics, Processing, and Metadata Management for Evaluation Data Products
Rachael N. Isphording, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and M. R. Davis, R. T. Cederwall, R. Devarakonda, M. Broxson, and A. Singh
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Session 6: Librarians/Libraries Responding to Changes and Challenges
Moderator: Elise Gowen, Fletcher L. Byrom Earth and Mineral Sciences Library, Penn State University, University Park, PA

6.1: Where the Atmospheric Resources Are
Frederick Stoss, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY
1:45pm 6.2: Machine-level Policy Implementation by Data Managers and Data Scientists, and the Impact on Digital Stewardship: a Mixed-methods Content Analysis
Jewel Ward, LAC Group, Asheville, NC
2:00pm 6.3: Connecting Humor and Science: A Force for Change?
Joyce Shaw, Univ. of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS
2:15pm Session 7: Panel: Current Trends and Issues in Atmospheric Science Librarianship
Moderator:
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Session 8: ASLI Business Meeting
5:00pm 100th AMS Annual Meeting adjourns

Friday, January 17, 2020
Annual ASLI Field Trip

8:30am-2:30pm Annual ASLI Field Trip