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CDI Monthly Meeting - 20180808

The Community for Data Integration (CDI) meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Meeting Recording

Meeting recordings are available to CDI Members approximately 24 hours after the completion of the meeting. Please log in to view the recording. If you would like to become a member of CDI, email

During the call, you can ask and up-vote questions at, event code #5253.

Agenda (in Eastern time)

11:00a Welcome, Preview of the FY19 CDI Request for Proposals - Kevin Gallagher - Associate Director for Core Science Systems and Tim Quinn - Office of Enterprise Information Chief [CDI_20180808_OpeningSlides.pdf]

11:10a Collaboration Area Announcements [CDI_20180808_GroupAnnouncements.pdf]

11:20a Briefing on the Component Architecture for Integrated Science - Tim Quinn, Chief, Office of Enterprise Information, USGS

11:40a Large Data Storage and Access at the USGS - Nancy Sternberg, Senior Advisor for Strategic Planning, Office of Enterprise Information 

12:30p  Adjourn


Presentation: Slides are available to CDI Members. Please log in to download the slides. If you would like to become a member of CDI, email


  1. Kevin Gallagher talked about plans for the next CDI Request for Proposals, stay tuned for more updates. You can view past proposals process notes at the Proposals section of the wiki, and view past projects and outputs on the ScienceBase CDI Project space.

  2. Data Camp Git for Data Science link: Sign up to Learn Git on DataCamp together with your CDI peers, before the next monthly meeting:

  3. Tim Quinn and Nancy Sternberg provided an update on USGS Office of Enterprise Information plans for modernizing our infrastructure so we are able to do our science. Tim spoke on several aspects of a Component Architecture schematic and Nancy told us about several recent workshops working to get feedback on high performance computing, data storage, and sensor networks.


In progress

  1. From dlcoyle : Working with MQTT based sensors/data-loggers -- is there a way to gain early/experimental access to the CHS Sensor Processing Framework and its hosted servers and resources ?

    Answer from Tim Quinn:  Jennifer Erxleben at  Jen is the supervisor of the CHS team in Bozeman Montana.  


A Participant Report is available to CDI Members. Please log in to download the report. If you would like to become a member of CDI, email