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"A network of networks" - GLAF 2016 will bring together practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.
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Thursday, October 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Climate Research Practice: Great Lakes Data Frameworks and Suites

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In recent years, there have been a number of data frameworks and suites compiled and tailored for the Great Lakes region. These products range in targeted disciplines and audiences from researchers, to students, and to practitioners. This session will highlight four distinct data suites for the Great Lakes region and provide background and examples of the utility of each product. A panel of presenters will conclude the session with a facilitated question and answer session.


Omar Gates

Climatologist, Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments/University of Michigan Climate Center
Omar Gates is a climatologist from the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessment Program at the University of Michigan. One of his roles is being the data programmer for the Great Lakes Adaptation Data Suite, which hosts multiple data sets pertaining to the Great Lakes region. Some of his primary tasks include data collection and processing through the use of different programming languages such as Python.

Catherine Riseng

University of Michigan

Tad Slawecki

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Joeseph Smith

General Programmer and Analyst, SNRE-CILER
Software engineering, data mining, basic to intermediate statistical analysis, R, Bayesian Analysis, sustainability. | | Programmer of the Great Lakes Dashboard suite of products | Developer of other data displays for NOAA-GLERL's website | | My sub-talk will be on the following 2 products, which I encourage you to explore before and after the presentation: Great Lakes Dashboard... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Forum Hall, 4th Floor Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor

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