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DataONE Users Group


About the DUG

The DataONE Users Group (DUG) is the worldwide community of Earth observation data authors, users, and diverse stakeholders that makeup the DataONE partnership communities. The primary function of the DUG is to represent the needs and interests of these communities in the activities of DataONE. In particular, the DUG provides guidance that facilitates DataONE in achieving its vision and mission.

Members of the DUG include representatives of the Member Nodes, Coordinating Nodes and other relevant groups (e.g. research networks, professional societies, libraries, academic institutions, data centers, data repositories, environmental observatory networks, educators, scientists, policy makers, administrators, citizen scientists, international organizations, NGOs, private companies, etc.).

The DUG meets annually to identify the evolving technical challenges and opportunities that can be applied to advance education, research, and policy through the use of DataONE data products, tools, and services.

DUG Chairs:

Chair: Andrew Sallans, Center for Open Science, Charlottesville, VA
Vice-Chair: Christopher Eaker, University of Tennessee Libraries

Current DUG Members (PDF)
DUG Procedural Guidelines | PDF Version

Materials from our 2014 DUG Meeting, Jul 6-7th, Copper Mountain, CO

DUG 2014 Agenda (PDF)

Recording from our July 6th Plenary Session.

Recording from our July 7th DMPTool Workshop


Examples from our Poster Session

The Data Management Puzzle: Data Management Short Course for Scientist - A project of the Federation for Earth Science Informations Partners (ESIP) in Collaboration with Data Conservancy and NOAA
Ruth Duerr, NSIDC; Nancy Hoebelheinrich, Knowledge Motifs; Erin Robinson, Foundation for Earth Science; and the ESIP Data Management Short Course Working Group

Geo-Space observation of atmospheric environmental effects associated with 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident
Ouzounov, D, Pulinets, A, Hernandez-Pajares, M, Hattori, K, Garcia-Rigo, A.

DataNet Federation Consortium
Reagan Moore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Matching Visualization Tools with Data – an Ontology Based Web Service
Patrick West and Matthew Ferritto, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Nancy Hoebelheinrich, Knowledge Motifs, LLC, and Christopher Lynnes, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

DUG Founding Members

Robert Sandusky, Interim Chair - University of Illinois at Chicago
Richard Huffine, Interim Vice-Chair - United States Geological Survey Library
Stephen Abrams - University of California Curation Center / California Digital Library
Suzanne Allard - University of Tennessee
Steve Aulenbach - National Ecological Observatory Network
James Beach - University of Kansas
Karl Benedict - Earth Data Analysis Center / University of New Mexico
Sky Bristol - United States Geological Survey Informatics
Bob Cook - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Trisha Cruse - University of California Curation Center / California Digital Library
Tim DiLauro - Johns Hopkins University / Data Conservancy / Digital Research and Curation Center
Debora Pignatari Drucker - Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
Mike Frame - United States Geological Survey Center for Biological Informatics
Greg Gollberg - University of Idaho
Vivian B Hutchison - United States Geological Survey
Christopher Jones - University of Hawaii at Manoa
Matt Jones - The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity, University of California, Santa Barbara
Steve Kelling - Cornell Lab of Ornithology
John Kunze - University of California Curation Center / California Digital Library
Wouter Los - LifeWatch
Maribeth Manoff - University of Tennesse Knoxville Libraries
David Minor - San Diego Super Computing / University of California, San Diego
Flávia Fonseca Pezzini - International Long Term Ecological Research - Brazil / Programa de Pesquisa em Biodiversidade - PPBio
Luke Sheneman - University of Idaho
Carly Strasser - National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis / University of California, Santa Barbara
Carol Tenopir - University of Tennessee
Todd Vision - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Bob Waide - Long Term Ecological Research Network
Bill Michener, ex-officio - DataONE / University of New Mexico
Rebecca Koskela, ex-officio - DataONE / University of New Mexico
Amber Budden, ex-officio - DataONE / University of New Mexico
Dave Vieglais, ex-officio - DataONE / University of Kansas