Big Data in the Geosciences

A workshop to be held Thursday October 29th at the 2015 IEEE International Big Data Conference

Topics of Interest

  1. Big Data in Geosciences - needs, requirements, and use cases
  2. Big Data infrastructure being developed and deployed at science facilities
  3. Semantic representation and integration including Linked Opend Data and efficient query and integration techniques
  4. Frameworks and methodologies for handling big data in science applications
  5. Data analytics utilized/needed for data reduction, cross-heterogeneous data analysis, and science reserch
  6. Use of Big Data technologies (e.g. Hadoop and NoSQL) for science
  7. Visualization of scientific Big Data
  8. Big Data and Data Science education in the geosciences

Paper Submission

Paper submissions can be up to 10 pages and must conform to the IEEE 2-column format
CyberChair submission is available here

Important Dates

Date Deadline
Aug 30, 2015  Extended to Sept. 1 at midnight Eastern time Due date for full workshop paper submissions
Sept 20, 2015 Notification of paper acceptance to authors
Oct 5, 2015 Camera-ready version of accepted papers
Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2015 Workshops and Conference

Conference Organizers

Tom Narock Program Chair Marymount University, USA
Marshall Ma Program Chair Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Peter Baumann Program Chair Jacobs University, Germany
Ann Bryant Burgess Program Committee Foundation for Earth Science
Yolanda Gil Program Committee Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California
Pascal Hitzler Program Committee Wright State Univerity
Steve Kempler Program Committee NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Adila Krisnadhi Program Committee Wright State University
Chris Mattmann Program Committee NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory & University of Southern California
Lewis John McGibbney Program Committee NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Marlon Pierce Program Committee Indiana University
Marru Suresh Program Committee Indiana University
Kim Whitehall Program Committee NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory