CIESIN: Center for International Earth Science Information Network


A series of meetings are being organized to initiate discussions both within the Earth Institute and with other interested individuals and groups. Two initial kickoff meetings have been scheduled: one on the Morningside Heights campus and one on the Lamont campus.

The shuttle bus travels between the Morningside Heights campus and the Lamont campus each hour, on the hour, according to the shuttle bus schedule.

Morningside Heights Campus: (View Morningside Interactive Map)

Thursday, February 15, 2007, 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m., Low Library Trustee's Meeting Room

Lamont Campus: (View Lamont Map and Directions)

Friday, February 23, 2007, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Lamont Hall

CI4EI Kickoff Meetings Agenda

  1. Welcome and Introductions (15 minutes)
  2. Impetus for this meeting (15 minutes)
    Cross-Cutting Initiatives award – Overview of our goals and objectives
  3. Overview of Cyber Infrastructure at the Earth Institute (30 minutes)
    Assessing the current status of CI at the EI
    Potential benefits derived from improvements to CI
    Existing models – CI at other research centers
    Emerging opportunities – New directions at NSF
  4. Open Discussion (45 minutes)
  5. Formation of sub-committees (15 minutes)
  6. End Session
CIESIN - Center for International Earth Science Information Network

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