Big Data Challenges, Research, and Technologies in the Earth and Planetary Sciences




8:00am - 8.05am


8:05am - 8:25am

Using Cloud Bursting to Count Trees and Shrubs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Michael Requa, Garrison Vaughan, John David, and Ben Cotton

8:25am - 8:45am

A New Parallel Python Tool for the Standardization of Earth System Model Data

Kevin Paul, Sheri Mickelson, and John Dennis

8:45am - 9:05am

Three-Dimensional Spatial Join Count exploiting CPU Optimized STR-R-Tree

Takahiro Nishimichi, Ryuya Mitsuhashi, Hideyuki Kawashima, and Osamu Tatebe

9:05am - 9:25am

SciSpark: Highly Interactive In-Memory Science Data Analytics

Brian Wilson, Rahul Palamuttam, Kim Whitehall, Chris Mattmann, Alex Goodman, Maziyar Boustani, Sujen Shah, Paul Zimdars, and Paul Ramirez

9:25am - 9.45am

Visualization and Diagnosis of Earth Science Data through Hadoop and Spark

S. Zhou, X. Li, T. Matsui, and W.-K. Tao

9:45am - 10.05am

Modeling Martian Thermal Inertia in a Distributed Memory High Performance Computing Environment

Jason Laura and Robin Fergason

10:05am - 10:20am

Coffee Break

10:20am - 10:40am

Implementing Connected Component Labeling as a User Defined Operator for SciDB

Amidu Oloso, Kwo-Sen Kuo, Thomas Clune, Paul Brown, Alex Poliakov, Hongfeng Yu

10:40am - 11:00am

Distributed and cloud-based multi-model analytics experiments on large volumes of climate change data in the Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) eco-system

S. Fiore, M. Płóciennik, C. Doutriaux, C. Palazzo, J. Boutte, T. Żok, D. Elia, M. Owsiak, A. D'Anca, Z. Shaheen, R. Bruno, M. Fargetta, M. Caballer, G. Moltó, I. Blanquer, R. Barbera, M. David, G. Donvito, D. N. Williams, V. Anantharaj, D. Salomoni, and G. Aloisio

11:00am - 11:20am

Where Big Data meets Linked Data: Applying standard data models to environmental data streams

Adam Leadbetter, Adam Shepherd, Damian Smyth, Robert Fuller, and Eoin O'Grady

11:20am - 11:40am

Dynamic Topic Modeling to Infer the Influence of Research Citations on IPCC Assessment Reports

Jennifer Sleeman, Milton Halem, Tim Finin, and Mark Cane

11:40am - 12:00pm

Community Reports - George Percival - Open Geospatial Consortium

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Community Reports - Ben Evans - National Computational Infrastructure, Australia

12:20pm - 12:30pm

Open Discussion, Closing Remarks