25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology


A Latin American Data Workshop to Promote Free and Open Sharing of Earth System Data and Foster Scientific Partnerships

Tom Yoksas, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Ramamurthy, E. Cutrim, C. Rocken, T. Whittaker, and W. G. D. Almeida

In order to promote scientific collaborations among the U.S. Education and research communities and counterparts in Latin America, the Unidata Program Center (Unidata) of the U.S. University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, in cooperation with the University of São Paulo, hosted a Latin America Data Workshop in late August, 2008. The three day workshop was held in the Institute for Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences facilities on the USP campus in São Paulo, Brazil immediately preceding the biennial meeting (CBMET) of the Brazilian Meteorological Society (SBMET).

The goals of the Data Workshop were to:

The three day Data Workshop was composed of a combination of presentations, breakout/discussion groups, and hands-on laboratory sessions that focused on the:

This presentation will present highlights from the workshop, and provide some thoughts on future steps that could be taken to further promote international collaborations.

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Session 3B, International Applications II
Monday, 12 January 2009, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Room 122BC

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