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Feb 07 Dev Meeting

The first meeting of the REAP project team will be an opportunity to organize the project personnel, objectives, and milestones. See the agenda below for more details.


Venue: UC Davis
Dates: February 14th and 15th, 2007

The meeting will be held in Kemper Hall on the UC Davis campus. The room schedule will be as follows: Room 1003 on the 14th (all day), and Room 1007 on the 15th 8-5:30 (all day) and 16th from 8-12


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Aggie Inn ( under the group name "REAP". Please call 530.756.0352 to confirm your reservation. The block of rooms will expire on 1/26/07 so please make your reservation before then.


Davis is served by the Sacramento airport (SMF). The Davis Airporter ( has a shuttle service to and from the airport for $20. Plan on arriving for this meeting on Feb. 13 and departing either the night of the 15th or the 16th.

Pre-meeting assignment: Read the REAP Proposal

The proposal is our best current guide to our goals and objectives as a project, and it should be in the forefront of everyone's thoughts. Please read it.


  • Attending (11 traveling):
    • Peter Fox
    • Peter Cornillon
    • Ilkay Altintas
    • Chaitan Baru
    • Dan Higgins
    • Chad Berkley
    • Matt Jones
    • Jing Tao
    • Betram Ludaescher
    • Chris Barteau
    • Mark Schildhauer
    • Nathan Potter
  • Possible but not probable
    • James Gallagher
  • Call-in:
    • Deborah Estrin
  • Not attending:
    • Jim Reichman
    • Elizabeth Borer
    • Parviez Hosseini
  • Unconfirmed:
    • Eric Seabloom

Agenda (tenative)

Wednesday, Feburuary 14, 2007

  • 8:00 am: Coffee
  • 8:30 am: Welcome and introductions (Jones)
  • 9:00 am: Project overview (Jones) (download slides in keynote format or ppt format)
  • 9:30 am: Technology overviews
    • Kepler (Higgins)
    • NEON (Baru)
    • EML and OBOE (Schildhauer)
    • OpeNDAP (Fox)
    • EarthGrid (Berkley)
    • CEOP: COMET (Gertz)

  • 11:45 am: Lunch
  • 1:00pm: Discussion: Organizing task teams
    • Project management team
    • Use cases and requirements team
      • Terrestrial use case team
      • Oceanography use case team
    • Data access team
      • Data archives
      • Sensor data
    • Sensor interface team
      • Inspection, Monitoring, and Control APIs
    • User interface team
      • Kepler Scientist UI, Kepler Engineer UI, Web UI
    • Outreach team
  • 3:30 pm: Use cases and requirements breakouts
    • Engineers view
    • Scientists view
    • Public (web) view
  • 5:00 pm: Adjourn for the day
  • 7:00 pm: Optional, ad-hoc group dinner

Thursday, Feburuary 15, 2007

  • 8:00 am: Coffee
  • 8:30 am: Requirements breakouts (continued)
  • 10:30 am: Report back, group discussion of requirements
  • 11:45 am: Lunch
  • 1:00 pm: Planning for Requirements workshop
  • 2:30 pm: Milestones and tasks
    • Product: Milestones for teams for year 1, and coarse milestones for yrs 2-4
    • Product: Personnel needs assessment for each team
  • 4:30 pm: Adjourn

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