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ScienceBase Catalog 2.21, Released 12-20-12

Bugs: 

  • Need ability to sort Tags
  • CatalogMaps fails to create WFS for footprint on item with a TIF
  •  Investigate if CatalogMaps gets refreshed when permissions are edited

Improvements:

  • Non-project child item of BASIS project inheriting incorrect information
  • Use new national map background service

Stories:

  • The BASIS+ harvester inserts keywords into a vocabulary specific for BASIS+
  • Run Google Analytics to determine what percentage of SB users are using IE
  • Add a feature to the form to manage IDs associated with items
  • Additional information displays all of the relevant information I want to see
  • As a Data Manager I can launch a task to automatically match item parties to directory parties within the scope of a folder or harvest run
  • As a Product Owner I want to quickly view site analytics
  • On the Advanced Search, I understand what the Lucene Query is for and find it appropriately
  • Rollback changes made on child items under User folders
  • Handle bounding boxes when layer names are specified
  • As a ScienceBase user I would like to see a representation of the bounding box for an item displayed on the Preview Map
  • Evaluate the Jericho library for improving the quality of the "cleanBody" plain text conversion of the HTML body
  • Search Facets for Tags with Type, Scheme
  • My ISO output was exercised in a compliance validator
  • NGGDPP harvest - Alabama Thin Section Samples
  • NGGDPP harvest - Alabama Vibracore Samples
  • As a data admin, I can CRUD the vocabulary terms
  • The NGGDPP harvester adds a static text string into a field
  • Harvest Iowa State Geological Survey field notes for NGGDPP
  • Advanced Search -> search WKT geometry generating Unexpected System Error

ScienceBase Catalog 2.20, Released 12-06-12

Technical tasks:

  • As a Data Manager I would like an interface to launch a task that will match parties within a folder in catalog to parties in directory
  • As a DataAdmin or API user I would like to see a task result page that has useful information about the task outcome
  • Create controller/scrap for parsing WMS XML to JSON
  • Make an ajax call to populate WMS fields
  • Create a service account for each unique harvester
  • Use the unique service account associated with the harvester instead of the global 'harvesterui' account
  • Add a harvester level ACL for restricting permissions.
  • Use the harvester ACL to restrict access to pages and actions
  • Accept more complex geospatial shapes as search input
  • Evaluate storing something more complex than bounding boxes with items in the search index
  • Store supported web mercator projection formats
  • Change the MapTaglib to use WMS supported SRS for web mercator

Bugs:

  • The Read More popup on Item Summary pages does not seem to be showing the rich text abstract/body
  • catalogMaps generated WMS service for child items returning an error
  • Unable to add an external WMS service
  • On beta, click on various items in my items results in item not found
  • Search results view - All tags at end of item summary doesn't work
  • On Beta, click on All Tags from SB splash page results in a Grails error
  • Clicking on Read More from the Community List page displays the Alaska CSC body for all items

Stories:

  • Improve spatial search accuracy beyond simple bounding box intersection
  • For text searches, highlight the search string in search results
  • SpatialSearch: Find Items in Extent (State, County, HUC, Congression District, etc)
  • Modify the Directory Matching to use folder IDs to separate contacts.
  • Improve date sorting in advanced search
  • As a ScienceBase User, I need the ability to sort by ascending or decending order when doing a search by date created or date last updated 
  • Catalog Party pages should be searching for items based on ID (when available) not on name
  • Test full NGP Harvest records
  • Enforce security/permissions for Harvesters
  • My XML file that contains multiple items is broken into individual XML files.
  • Review the results for the sitemap_k NGP test harvest.
  • Logging in to my-beta as a new ScienceBase user results in a grails error
  • The NGGDPP harvester uses the SB2 and the NGDDPP extension fields
  • Fix styling of footprints in catalogMaps

ScienceBase Catalog 2.19, Released 11-26-12

Technical tasks:

  • Change identifier search to use Mongo instead of REST
  • Evaluate performance after the reindex
  • MODS harvester needs to set BrowseImage type for image files when it sets up the external links
  • HarvesterUI Prod OutOfMemoryError
  • Change harvester JobLogs to be files instead of in memory
  • Design and implement facet domain classes.
  • Design and code the SB UI for the item edit form.
  • Add provenance.name to MODS and RIS harvester process.
  • Harvested items have wrong contact matching information.

Bugs:

  • NGGDPP Extension - Collection, Purpose, Types, Groups drop downs do not work
  • Footprinter showing error box upon startup and subsequently not working
  • Entering an incorrectly formatted date via JSON request gives an NPE instead of the appropriate error
  • All tags view for community is not showing all tags
  • Clean records that have null date created field
  • Unhandled spatial error in search results: Latitude 123°00.0'N is too close to a pole. 
  • Unable to create ArcGIS service when uploading a mpk on beta
  • Author links in item summary pages are pointing to erroneous party pages
  • Cannot save lat/lon coordinates for Directory item
  • Request Material (How metadata tab) showing HTML tags in popup window

Improvements:  

  • As a ScienceBase user, when using the drop-downs in the Advanced Search window, the values in the drop-downs appear in alphabetical order
  • Add the Related Links to the Item's json

Stories:

  • Add Mission Area, Region, and Program attributes for the USGS organization extension in the ScienceBase Directory
  • Display all identifiers for items in the Additional Information section
  • Respond to Harvester performance issues
  • Create new MonitoringProtocol extension in support of loading NRMP data
  • Make modifications to Pubs Warehouse MODS harvest
  • When my personal space is created, my Directory ID is added as a "author" contact
  • Make some initial progress on bounding box intersection searches
  • Column headings are off on CSV output
  • Resolve issue with date caching causing OOM errors in elastic
  • Fix erroneously types attributes in PaleoFacet to strings instead of integers
  • Picklists for Mission Areas and Region (for UsgsOrganizations)

ScienceBase Catalog 2.18, Released 11-09-12

Technical tasks:  

  • Change identifier search to use Mongo instead of REST
  • Add Superseded ItemLink relationship and vocab to catalog
  • Create new ItemLink type within the NGP Sitemap harvester
  • Add the UI elements to catalog for both ends of the superseded relationship
  • Remove superseded items from a public search
  • Implement as a filter param (filter=dateRange={...}) so that it works like other filters
  • Add support for dateCreate
  • Add support for searching date types in item.dates like publication dates
  • Remove summary as editable field
  • Analyze body field in prod to determine number of items with rich text
  • Locate "View in National Maps" link
  • Rework Search Results UI to use filter params
  • HarvesterUI Prod OutOfMemoryError
  • Render an explanatory page if the user is not logged in
  • Rework Advance Search UI

Bugs:

  • Downloading file not logged in gives blank page (404 header) instead of a redirect to login
  • Highlighted Data Owner is displayed twice on the Item Summary Page
  • Make View in National Map open in a new tab
  • Clean up NDC community records
  • Many items without summary information
  • Backspace removes all text in the advance search form fields
  • Unencoded HTML being rendered into pages
  • HTML being allowed into summary and automatically populated with HTML by editor
  • NCCWSC Project Pages do not show changes when edits are made to the ScienceBase record
  • CSW Response Issue -- repeat field returned
  • Clean records that have null contact information
  • Retain Date Filter selection when user returns back to Advance Search
  • Searching a Community via Advance Search results in a grails error when using browser back to navigate back to search form
  • Excel thinks the CSV output is a SYmbolic LinK (SYLK) file
  • Preview map on item show page no longer displays ArcGIS REST Services...
  • Deeply nested facet data structures not properly marshaled to JSON
  • View as ISO XML Representation link does not workAdd Item on Beta is missing "how would you like to create this item?"
  • "null" is appearing on the Item Summary in beta

Improvements: 

  •  The menu of Access -> Web Links -> Web Link should be simplified 

Stories:  

  • Search by Date Ranges
  • I can find records that were recently added or updated
  • Change geospatial service links and internal feature data references to use www.sciencebase.gov domain
  • Create a "superseded" relationship in catalog
  •  A harvest does not explicitly add anything to the summary
  • Harvest a large NGGDPP dataset
  • Create new paleo extension for loading of Bybell data
  • Harvest NGGDPP file for Maryland Air Photo Index Maps
  • Run query to get total current USGS employees for organizations
  • Footprinter recognizing, showing, but not saving uploaded shapefile
  • Set up Nagios monitoring for the index situation
  • Re-create the extensions that the Harvesting process broke

ScienceBase Catalog 2.17, Released 10-25-12

Technical tasks:

  • Remove 654 items with BASIS facet from NGGDPP community
  • Evaluate performance after the reindex
  • Implement as a filter param (filter=dateRange={...}) so that it works like other filters
  • Add support for dateCreated
  • Add support for searching date types in item. Dates like publication date

Bugs:

  • Category and Type tags are not being created when uploading files (ie. mpk, shape)
  • Lookup for contact is showing blanks for organizations
  • I can not include a URL in the From text field to point to a location for more information
  • Child Items are not inheriting permissions correctly
  • On Multi-file upload, files do not display in the folder view until you hit refresh
  • Title sorting isn't case agnostic
  • Clean up duplicate parties - the obvious duplicates from the old NAB process
  • Highlighted contacts in item summary pages, below summary text, are not linkable to personal profile pages
  • Remove the Links folder in NCCWSC community 

Improvements:   

  • When creating a new folder, default action should not be Cancel 

Stories:  

  • As a ScienceBase user, I can sort search results by relevancy, date modified, and title so that I can more easily find items I need
  • As a ScienceBase user, I can obtain search results in csv format (from /items/ service)
  • Change geospatial service links and internal feature data references to use www.sciencebase.gov domain
  • Tweak the contact matching process to handle the BASIS data better
  • Evaluate ScienceBase Master Extents against NGP boundaries index
  • Use the FBMS code to tie out the BASIS+ records
  • Make sure all current BASIS+ items show up in ScienceBase in the correct hierarchy under the BASIS folder 
  • Change Communities menu item to point to live search of items with the Community facet 
  • Clean up Community items
  • NGGDPP: Resolve question on the CollectionID
  • Document the mappings for the MODS harvester from PUBS warehouse
  • The MODS harvester for PUBS warehouse updates records that were updated in PUBS
  • Bug Fix for NGP Sitemap Harvest
  • Support community features for communities which do not live directly under communities folder (nested communities)
  • Elastic Upgrade
  • JobTitle not being updated from LDAP
  • Direction needed for creation of a myUSGS service Account to access sciencebase
  • Analyze issues with Elastic throwing errors

ScienceBase Catalog 2.16, Released 10-12-12

Technical tasks: 

  • Update Person from LDAP now link/action
  • Remove "Project" browseCategory from 14,092 items in NGGDPP community
  • Reindex with LDAP updates

Bugs:

  • Correct blank organization names in contact picklist
  • Clicking the "Search" button on the catalog home page with no search criteria should bring back all records
  • Category Drop-down list is incomplete on the metadata form

Improvements: 

  • Basis harvester creating some weird characters upon ingest
  • On the Edit Metadata, External Sources tab, please make the Title text field longer

Stories: 

  • Ensure that the records in the BASIS+ archive folder are not part of the current BASIS+ harvest
  • Remove ScienceBase XML rendering as not used
  • Update New Mexico Bureau of Geology Contact information for all New Mexico NGGDPP records (Bulk Overwrite)
  • Multi file/item uploading should generate facets, parties, etc
  • Correct the MODS harvester to use the Citation extension
  • Add contact type of "Editor"
  • ProPages update from Lotus to AD
  • Bad image reference from NGTOC
  • Community list Description field - allow more characters, text is truncated
  • Add a Short Cut needs to be on the Access and not Manage menu
  • USGS People from LDAP instead of NAB - Additional Changes
  • NGGDP Harvester - owner/contacts must be assigned to child items, coordinates must be displayed as mapped points
  • Need to more clearly define a community folder vs. an item with the community facet.

ScienceBase Catalog 2.15, Released 09-28-12

Technical tasks: 

  • Download Link isn't the expected link
  • Delete sitemap harvest throws an error
  • No relationships created from NGP sitemap harvest
  • Check to see if we are handling URLs in xml content correctly
  • Update item link creation within the harvester to avoid missing unindexed items.
  • Deactive UsgsPersons missing from LDAP or marked disabled
  • Implement protectedFromLdap in UI and related services
  • Rework DataUpdateService in /home to deprecate the NAB Import, but enable some updates that are still needed.

Bugs:  

  • Fix Harvest Manager UI Data in prod
  • Secured folder is showing up when not logged in
  • Create Multiple Items does not remember my destination
  • Directory organization search is returning nulls

Improvements:  

  • Basis harvester creating some weird characters upon ingest

Stories:  

  • Switch Person/User data dependecies from NAB to AD
  • Harvest CSA records into ScienceBase
  • Rewrite the MODS harvester for the PUBS database
  • Modify Catalog URL to: www.sciencebase.gov (omit "/catalog")
  • I can output my records in a format=ISO standard
  • Fixes forNGP Sitemap Harvesting
  • Hold a design meeting about the user stories for Place Names
  • After the MODS harvester is executed once for a major refresh, this harvester should run daily
  • ProPages update from Lotus to AD

ScienceBase Catalog 2.14, Released 09-13-12

Technical tasks:

  • Add support for starts-with searching for Directory Parties

Bugs:

  • Repair author ordering in harvested citations records from UCRB
  • Update About>ScienceBase REST services url
  • Adding an ArcGIS REST Map Service is not rendering anything on map
  • Valid Weblink URI's being rejected

Stories: 

  • As a ScienceBase user, I can get catalog item metadata in the ISO19115-2 format 
  • As a Project Manager, I need a way to separate attachments loaded into a single item into separate items.
  • Configure Production Geoportal for CSW
  • Harvesters are not handling authors appropriately in USGS Publications Warehouse records
  • As a data manager I request additional types of contacts

ScienceBase Catalog 2.12, Released 08-17-12

Technical tasks:

  • I can manage Locations for a Party
  • I can create a new organization
  • Following Person, Location and Organization links in MyUSGS/home takes me to the new directory screens instead of the old PLOT screens
  • Allow creating directory Parties from the Agent

Bugs:

  • Deactivated layers disappear from legend after zoom
  • Representational Point does not match the footprint location
  • Unable to UN-associate item
  • Pressing the GDP link tosses an error
  • Unable to delete item
  • Duplicate items in the BASIS Folder
  • ElasticSearch stops showing created/updated/deleted items
  • Why do simingly similar items in folder display different icons?
  • Community Author cannot download all files in a folder
  • Item shows up on search but does not exist in database
  • Secure UI elements (create, edit, etc)
  • Missing NGP folders in beta Catalog
  • Unable to upload multiple files on beta.sciencebase.gov
  • Hardcoded value in Browse Types list of advanced search throwing an error
  • NGGDPP Harvester generating error for missing property: latitude, for xml and csv files
  • Reindex seems to be incomplete
  • Need to HTML encode browsesTypes on the advanced query form.
  • Seems to be no complete way of replacing a shapefile that is part of an extension on an item
  • Formatting of inputs on advanced search form is off for multiple inputs of same types.
  • Correct BASIS images and metadata
  • Still cannot search on BASIS ID
  • Unable to Sort by Date Modified from folder
  • On the folder view, the date modified actually displays the the date created.  

Stories:

  • Harvest all geospatial footprints from GMIS into ScienceBase BASIS+ records
  • I can use a single REST service to attach a file to an existing record
  • Directory-Party Agent clean up
  • Write a harvest for the CRC cores database
  • NCCWSC: Improve the Project extension
  • Title Sorting is not case agnostic
  • Footprints from BASIS+ need to be made available to ScienceBase
  • Write documentation on SB website explaining access to mapping products and services
  • Need Demoable agent example for Data Managers
  • Revert NGGDPP records to prior to the July 17 BASIS+ harvester that munged them

ScienceBase Catalog 2.11, Released 08-02-12

Technical tasks: 

  • Automatically run the MangedItemParty creation and updating job

  • Rework search to use Elastic and filter by ACLs

Bugs:

  • Unable to move one item at a time to Same folder
  • Uploading multiple files and one fails, hit retry and it gets stuck in a loop
  • More/Less links for search facets not working
  • Unable to Move Item
  • Screen grays out during uploading process and unable to save
  • New Items taking a long time to display in folder view
  • Secure items showing up in public search
  • Unable to remove a shortcut link
  • Unable to add new folders
  • Json link is missing files and service not working on Global Croplands
  • Add a Tool Tip for Citation Facet
  • Unable to delete folder that previously had children
  • Uploaded map packages are not creating a GIS Service
  • Map package service not working in National Map
  • Reformat extent name block for the Help Blurb Icon

Improvements: 

  • Splash page: Comply with Visual Identity requirements
  • All Tags link at bottom of Browse by Topic box for communities needs to list topics for community, not entire catalog
  • The Description text for a ScienceBase Records Appears Truncated - Not Obvious you can see it in its entirely by Clicking "More Information
  • We Need More Advanced Sort Options for Citations for WECC Application
  • Need CKEditor on rich text description field on Person and Organization form
  • Improve error handling in the HarvesterUI

Stories:

  • Continue Directory work
  • Directory Permissions/ACLs
  • Schedule the BASIS+ harvester to run weekly

ScienceBase Catalog 2.10, Released 07-19-12

Technical tasks:

  • ScienceBase Directory development included the following:  
    • Develop Location REST Servicesparty
    • Embed locations into the party subclass documents and support CRUD operations
    • Make USGS-Organization Attributes available as extension within Organization
    • I can create a new location
    • I can create a new person
    • I can search locations
    • Organization View (show page) with Location and USGS extensions
    • Person View (show page) with Location(s) and USGS Extensions

Bugs:  

  • Fix ATOM response
  • "NGGDPP Collection" extension is not working
  • In json search date/dateString is null
  • ATOM output not working
  • On External Sources tab, the Type drop-down is empty

Epics: 

  • Directory 2.x REST Services
  • Directory User Interface

Improvements: 

  • Execute PROD2BETA

Stories: 

  • As a ScienceBase Catalog Search user, I can search for people and organizations along with data resources and other types of items
  • As a data manager, I can use the UI to find names that are not linked to party pages and link them to the correct party page
  • Need more sophistication in evaluating contacts for existing ScienceBase items
  • Continue efforts to map the FGDC fields to ScienceBase
  • Create NGP web-accessible-folder-based harvester

ScienceBase Catalog 2.90, Released 07-10-12

Technical tasks:

  • DirectoryTooltips similar to PLOT
  • I can view all Person records on a single form

Bugs:

  • On search result page, when there is conjunction operator in url, any 'x' click on top of the filter on that page will result in Run Time Exception.
  • Clicking on the show writable folders icon, removes the splash page with the exception of banner and title bar
  • Catalog screens not rendering completely, only showing banner and no page content
  • Interactive map will not display multiple REST services
  • Uploading a MPK is failing to auto-create the extension
  • Footprinter not saving edits
  • Item summary pages are throwing an error
  • Unable to update bounding box when Adding a REST service
  • Uploaded mpk files are not creating a service on the GIS server
  • Grails error clicking on a specific map package on prod
  • HarvesterUI SB2Item errors with spatial representations
  • Shape files are not displaying on map
  • Cannot delete community
  • Grails error accessing https://my.usgs.gov/catalog/item/4fe0f9f4e4b05d4ed81d9392
  • Narratives field not parsed correctly by ItemService
  • Item json all blank on JSON search.
  • Advance Search:  tags auto-fill not working and drop-down empty (Beta only) 

Improvements:

  • Limit number of shown item tags
  • Splash page, reword 'Follow SB on Twitter' to 'Follow ScienceBase on Twitter' 

Stories:

  • As a WECC developer, I can find the EndNote records in ScienceBase
  • When a raster file is uploaded, detect if it has a color map and if not, make use Bert's script
  • Update HarversterUI with the contents of the ScienceBaseHarvesterLib project.
  • Investigate how the ScienceBase2API relates to the HarvesterUI.
  • Create UI for Catalog ItemParty <-> Directory Agent
  • REST API clients should be able to make asynchronous batch updates

ScienceBase Catalog 2.80, Released 06-21-12

Technical Tasks: 

  • Continue work on REST Services
  • Basic Person Form
  • Person Form with USGS Attributes
  • Organization Form
  • Make USGS Attributes available similar to a facet within Person

Bugs:

  • Advance Search on Map Package extension does not work
  • Advance Contact taking up the whole Contact div
  • Unable to download files
  • Grails error when I click on Associate Item
  • Grails error when attempting to go to folder view on Beta
  • Execute move results in an error condition message
  • In dev (and presumably prod), opening the folders side-bar causes layout problems

Epic:

  • Catalog.ItemParty<->Directory.Party: Agent/Management Tools

Improvements:

  • Evaluate REST API performance
  • As a user, I see that there is a Twitter feed I can follow
  • WECC: Make the Required field Optional so that the NULLS in the source data will be accepted
  • Change "View Tweets" to "Follow ScienceBase on Twitter" and add the Twitter icon

Stories:

  • Technical: Switch from Morphia to the Grails Mongodb plugin for mapping between POGO's and Mongo
  • Add 'Access Help' link to 'I want to' splash page box
  • Directory support for common formats - inc FGDC, ISO, CIQ
  • The HarvesterUI is under FORT management
  • Create a ScienceBase Space for "Powell Erionite and Human Health Workgroup"
  • I can use a single REST service to create a new record from a file
  • Bayesian - ScienceBase setup - community space

ScienceBase Catalog 2.70, Released 06-08-12

Technical tasks:

  • Implementation of additional fields in Citation facet
  • Person REST Services with JSON
  • Organization REST Services with JSON

Bugs:

  • Footprint Studio does not load
  • Unable to add contacts that are not part of the USGS directory
  • Not all Advance Contact fields are Saving
  • Fix the top menus CSS so it renders correctly and is lined up in all browsers

Improvements:

  • Define additions to citation extension/facet mapped to MODS and EndNote XML using WECC as an example use case
  • Update banner for LC Map community
  • Sciencebase AMI
  • Adding the Community long name hover to the Advanced Search Form

Stories:

  • As a ScienceBase user, I only see the folders for which I have write permissions
  • Embedded Party Model (Catalog-ItemParty)
  • Edit Metadata form: remove the red warnings
  • BPP Community Requests a Folder in ScienceBase Catalog
  • RESSED Community Requests a Folder in ScienceBase Catalog
  • As a developer, I need a more expeditious way to upload items into SB via the REST API

ScienceBase Catalog 2.60, Released 05-24-12

Technical tasks:

  •  Need a new SVN project for the harvester management interface.
  •  Add AND/OR support to the search back-end.
  • Need tomcat containers for the HarvesterUI.
  • Need a backup of the production data for the HarvesterUI moved into beta.

 Bugs:

  • Ckeditor icons don't show up in IE
  • In Metadata page, clicking a point on item map takes user to a different window (interactive map) that shows a rectangular box with no map
  • Community records in folder are not reflected in community splash page (which states: this community has no records)
  • IE 7 issue with the contacts missing on the edit metadata form
  • REST Deletes against prod taking 15-20 seconds each
  • Search results: with new banner, small globe remains at top of screen during scrolling
  • Update the ScienceBase Josso Login text to indicate to DOI users that they can use AD password (like Confluence login)

Epic:

  • As a ScienceBase content contributor (author), I want the flexibility to dictate permissions for specific items and not just folders

Improvements:

  • Install a new banner
  • Advanced Search Form: Add Inputs for Currently Supported Filters
  • In Folder View display community long name in a hover and display long name in a column on the Community Manage View
  • Stop logging going into catalina.out
  • Add total number of results to json output
  • Replace splash page Featured Item with record: http://my.usgs.gov/catalog/item/4f4e47b3e4b07f02db49ec5d

Stories:

  • I shouldn't be able to add the same tag (in the Tags section) more than once to an item
  • As an author/editor, I can edit the metadata to conform to standards
  • As a ScienceBase item author/editor, I can add and manage footprints for my items directly in the metadata form instead of this being a separate process
  • Tagging works like the SKIM model
  • Add quick view of extents on item edit page.
  • Begin design work on migrating the SB-Directory to SB2 model
  • Bring harvester management interface application into the Fort world
  • Basic Directory Unit/Integration Tests 

ScienceBase Catalog 2.50, Released 05-10-12

Technical tasks:

  • In Advanced Search, need the ability to search on Multiple Communities
  • Use readable form of contact types for BASIS+ records: add SUBTASK LEADER as contact type in UI
  • Enable SSL in catalog, so that https works without being redirected
  • SSL only in catalog (redirect to https)

Bugs:

  • MultiHazards cataloged records only - all links in metadata pages disappear upon mouse hover (but, links continue to work)
  • When adding a ArcGIS REST service the bounding box is sometimes not updated.
  • Unable to upload shape, raster, and mpk files on beta
  • Resource plugin issues with ckeditor paste functions
  • Grails error when accessing a BASIS record.
  • In search JSON the files URL item Id is null
  • SB creates WFS XML invalid for WPS processing by GDP
  • Sorting by title doesn't give the expected results.
  • ScienceBase WMS, WFS not working - in ESRI online viewer, receiving message that SB is not responding, followed by 'layer cannot be added to map'
  • Unable to add a web link (external source)
  • Try these search tips link is pointing to a deleted Confluence page, which needs to be updated
  • IE Styling issue in Item Summary page

Improvements: 

  • As a web page manager, I can request multiple, specific item types when using the REST Query form
  • Contact hovers on search results page are slow
  • Improve usability of item operations (move, createShortcut, etc)
  • Better feedback for saving (and similar server communication)
  • Need a "Search All ScienceBase" when using Advance Search within a Community
  • Would like to get file size for an item from REST services...

Stories:

    • As a Sciencebase user, would like the ability to select multiple communities and Item Types at once in the advanced search (shift-click style)
    • As a BASIS+ user, I see all of the information I need from the original BASIS+ records
    • Determine file size upload limit (if possible) so, users may be informed in Help documentation and potentially, upload windows
    • Map the FGDC fields to ScienceBase
    • Design continuous integration framework architecture
    • Modify BASIS+ harvest to make records more usable
    • Complete Harvest Management Interface and transfer to FORT for maintenance
    • Improve the error reporting from JSON requests
    • As a WLCI user, my rasters have a color map
    • Add Help to top banner, with various links to Confluence and User Voice
    • Retrieve office location information for known set of USGS organizations based on FBMS code

ScienceBase Catalog 2.40, Released 04-26-12

Technical tasks:

  • Provide GeoTIFFs and Shapefiles of varying sizes for testing with GeoServer
  • Change display of narratives from inline on the page to a "More Information" popup
  • Clear the Body/Abstract field from all BASIS+ records
  • Parse out narratives in older records to new narrative structure
  • Use same form of full name throughout BASIS+ records
  • Use project cost center code from BASIS+ records to set organizational contact for all projects, tasks, and subtasks
  • Harvest all geospatial footprints from GMIS into ScienceBase BASIS+ records
  • Provide report on active USGS organizations that are orphans
  • Manually clean up USGS org structure
  • Add additional FBMS codes to organization records based on review of orphans
  • Verify that the Directory service search by email address works

Bugs:

  • ScienceBase Project item type metadata not behaving consistently.
  • Restricted items displayed in Search Results screen while not logged in
  • Need to do something about character encoding
  • Set a maximum allowable file size
  • Upon saving item metadata, I am not directed out of metadata form to item summary page, which I would expect
  • Edit metadata problem
  • Barracuda WAF (beta) turning responses into 404s for non-SSL (when request have a Content-Type header)
  • CatalogMaps is having issues expiring services and has frequent out-of-heap errors
  • Performance issue on item/get page
  • Can't add an external source
  • Unable to edit a top-level folder
  • Modify MultiHazards CSS code to designate the mouse-over color a different color than the current white which results in disappearing text
  • Search breaks after selecting a bounding box from the search results
  • Editing community settings are not saving
  • Fix extent, extents, and webLinkTypeUrl links to match mappings
  • Unable to upload multiple shape files to one item
  • Remove Detailed Summary link if there isn't any additional summary to display
  • Provenance text overflowing into center of item summary
  • On Search results list, the browse to pages and Next do not work.
  • ScienceBase Link on myUSGS is broken
  • Beta Footprinter having issues
  • Cannot delete organization record but I get no error
  • Raster WCS's not working
  • The Browse By Location map still shows the ESRI logo
  • The More link at the bottom of the folder list does not work

Epics:

  • Research option of switching to a user-based item ownership model instead of the folder approach
  • Barracuda WAF (Tracking Other Issues)
  • Barracuda WAF Configuration Management

Improvements:

  • In ScienceBase, use consistent terminology, either tags or keywords; confusing to users to show both
  • Move alternate representation links into menu
  • SSO with automated login like 1.x
  • Layout forced to be too wide (layout problem with content shifted too the right and scrollbars)
  • Fix service capabilities for rasters
  • JSON representation for ScienceBase item listing relevant, pathOnDisk, reference for child items, which cannot be parsed and used in remote applications. Need to reference entire URL for child item.
  • Develop JSONP format to allow data requests from different domains and eliminate syntax errors which are showing up in new WLCI website (which is using ScienceBase feeds)
  • Reword error message and add support contact links to 'Unexpected System Error' page
  • CatalogMaps: bad coloring for reprojected rasters

Story:

  • As a user, when I click in any bubble window, clicking outside the bubble will dismiss it
  • Remove folder names from search index
  • As an Uploader user, I have the ability to define specific workflow for upload
  • As a ScienceBase item author/editor, I can add more than one date type to items from a controlled list so I can better describe time variables associated with items
  • When adding a new item, make the "Add footprint" a more obvious step in the workflow
  • Catalog Research: Evaluate alternative search frameworks
  • As a NCCWSC manager, I can find my BASIS+ projects in the ScienceBase Catalog
  • As a searcher, when I remove start typing a new search, the filter should be removed
  • As a user, I can see a pop-up dialog of the description of a folder
  • Assign consistent permissions for VC manager, author, and reader groups; authors should have uploading capabilities
  • Improve the UI experience by eliminating the border layout
  • As a searcher, I can drill down in a search
  • Make the ATOM response and query parameters in ScienceBase search compliant with OpenSearch
  • Parties: Write an agent that matches simple party names to PLOT entities
  • Remove the old BASIS+ records that are no longer valid
  • KML output of related resources needs some pretty big improvements
  • I can find BASIS+ records by project number, project ID, task ID, subtask ID
  • Modify BASIS+ harvest to make records more usable
  • Research CDI work on Web Map Context in relation to ScienceBase mapping capability
  • Browse Types Renames for NGP
  • Cleanup SB-Directory data for USGS organizations
  • Seabird_Tracking Community Requests a Folder in ScienceBase Catalog
  • Seabird_Research Community Requests a Folder in ScienceBase Catalog

ScienceBase Catalog 2.30, Released 04-12-12

Technical task

  • Add additional Contact support with contact matching

Bug

  • Manage Permissions problems with update Write Inherited (for inheritance from parent permissions)
  • About > 'ScienceBase Information' is a blank popup.
  • Cannot delete item - with or without children; in Edit window, Delete button is greyed out
  • Remove 'Log In' button shown on item show page when user is already log in.
  • Runtime Exception in development
  • External Sources type pull down list empty on item edit form.
  • Improve error message when I don't have permission to access page.
  • Permissions Page does not allow backspace in name field
  • Community aware link building is not consistent.
  • Bounding box search is broken

Improvement

  • Disallow PUBLIC write permission
  • Item Show Page: the header bars should be clickable to expand/collapse the section
  • For SB community front pages, Browse by Topics should use tags of items contained in community instead of pre-defined, generic terms that yield zero results
  • Change logging configuration for stacktraces and if possible put old logs (of standard and stacktrace) into alternate location
  • Improvements to 404 not found handling
  • XML, ATOM representations for an item needs to include references to files attached to item so, files (e.g., photos) may be parsed and displayed on a website
  • Improve Advanced search form so it updates the search url without having to click outside the text field. 
  • Upgrade ScienceBase to Grails 2.0.x
  • As a user, I have one clean workflow to add an item to a new community

Story

  • Provide training and documentation to Working Group for Global Croplands
  • Continue Development on BASIS+ Harvester
  • Rewrite the NGGDPP/NDC harvester to add items to SB2.0
  • Move some folders into Communities instead of System (a.k.a. Provided Items)
  • Unless there's more to see don't show "More" below the summary on item summary pages
  • Run an analysis to clean up footprints where representational point is outside bounding box
  • Display a message on catalog party pages that lets people know about current limitations
  • Add download/access resource reference to XML response for individual items
  • Create sandbox in beta to allow NGP folks to experiment transferring NGP records into ScienceBase
  • Create drop down menu for accessing an item's Accessible resources

ScienceBase Catalog 2.20, Released 03-29-12

Technical tasks:

  • Investigate the harvester performance issues
  • As a data uploader, when I add a new catalog entry, I can easily preview the list of "official maps" and use it as the geospatial Where for my item
  • Add support for sumbitting raw JSON to sendRequest
  • Add support for files and XML Metadata
  • Add support for Project and BASIS facets
  • Run the BASIS harvester in BETA so that old records suitable for delete can be found

Bug Fixes:

  • http://sciencebase.gov/catalog/Global/item/search redirects to http://my.usgs.gov/catalog/Global/item/search
  • Provided Items displays items that are not from the harvest
  • Detailed summary for harvested Pubs Warehouse records are coming up Null
  • Popups from rich text editor in form behaving wrongly
  • User can't access the footprinter
  • Mongo Query needs to be secured
  • Map picker (bounding box search) doesn't work on community front pages
  • Changing the parentId of an item to a parent you don't have access to saves but the move isn't performed
  • WLCI publication records showing up in search results, but yield Error: Unexpected System Error when selected to display item summary page
  • Update ScienceBase 'About' items in top banner
  • Can't create new folders
  • ScienceBase Splash page: temporarily delete/disable 'Access Help' in 1st box which leads to non-existing page
  • In IE footprint studio window is very small
  • About>What's New in ScienceBase should go to https://my.usgs.gov/confluence/display/sciencebase/ScienceBase+News+and+Updates
  • Elasticsearch is taking a long time to reflect changes to items in search results
  • Tree view on Move function only displays the System folders
  • Every catalog party page link I try is broken
  • Grails Runtime Exception
  • Uploading Zipped shape files does not prompt you to unzip at time of upload
  • Search form is not encoded "+" properly for lucene query

Improvements:

  • No legend and can't turn off/on layers on a REST service item
  • Item names get cut off in the left-hand tree window
  • Default Sorting Method on the folder view page should be alphabetical
  • Provide immediate feedback to the user when they perform an operation in the folder and item views.
  • Change grails.serverUrl to www.sciencebase.gov and beta.sciencebase.gov
  • Make REST services documentation available on the public site
  • For SB front pages of communities that have zero records, Browse by Topics, Categories, Locations boxes should be replaced by text 'No community records exist at this time'
  • For SB community front pages, Browse by Category box should only list categories available in community catalog
  • SB Splash page - change 'Browse by Categories' to 'Browse by Category' and 'Browse by Topics' to 'Browse by Topic'
  • Can't turn on/off layers in the legend on map packages
  • NCCWSC: Provide the list of project numbers
  • Upgrade to Grails 2
  • Purpose of ShortName field in Extensions/Saved Searches, if no longer needed, let's delete
  • Add harvesterJob field in ItemProvenance
  • For SB community front pages, Browse by Topic box should be hidden
  • Change SB front page footer contact info from myusgs@usgs.gov to sciencebase@usgs.gov
  • Add a custom banner to the NCCWSC community
  • Add create shortcut actions into menu on Item page
  • When I am in a Community, when I click on More in the Categories box, it should display what is in the Community Catalog (not the global)
  • Allow uploading an SLD file along with a Shapefile or Raster extension

Stories

  • Setup www.sciencebase.gov root domain in catalog
  • As an Uploader user, I can tag libraries
  • As a ScienceBase data manager, I can delete a context/virtual catalog so that I can remove unnecessary contexts
  • NCCWSC: Get the dumps from BASIS and FMBS into Oracle
  • I can embed a catalog "component" in a Drupal webpage like WLCI
  • I see a static snapshot of an item's footprint
  • A dynamic display of a mappable item is available using WMS
  • I save a draft version of the record so that incomplete records are not added to the global catalog
  • Create map-package ArcGIS Server services after upload.
  • Add NGGDPP extension
  • Move to AD for home and JOSSO
  • Add the integration of /directory so that contacts are hotlinks and hover/popups work
  • Handle ArcGIS errors when creating services from map packages
  • In Catalog 1 there was a background job for checking webLinks some form of this should be performed in the new catalog
  • Support other developers using REST services
  • Send out an alert if the ProcessQueue backs up and stops processing jobs.
  • I want to download an entire folder of data
  • Splash page tweaks
  • Apply new banner, menu to ScienceBase WLCI catalog pages for display in new www.wlci.gov website

ScienceBase Catalog 2.1.1,Released 03-20-12

Bug Fixes:

  • SB1 having problems displaying a MPK file with mulitiple layers on the Interactive Map
  • When the Edit Form Save fails, the user needs a visible popup error message
  • Improve error messages when user creates new record, selects destination folder that user only has read-only permission
  • Contact hover tooltips are not working on the catalogParty pages
  • Permissions are not shown correctly throught Community Home - Edit Community Permissions link.
  • Manage button pull down options not shown correctly.
  • There is no text in the 'About' dialog box.
  • Can not find JSON results
  • Inherited permissions are not trickling all the way down to leaf items.
  • The MultiHazards theme (banner) seems to be turned on for all of the ScienceBase interface
  • Can't open Footprint Studio of an existing item. Got error dialog.
  • Saving fails on manage permissions.
  • Associate a Related Item fails.
  • Problems in Footprint Studio saving new rep point and getting error now
  • Deleting from an item Show page does not bring you to parent.
  • Can't upload in IE
  • The links for WLCI are broken
  • Null pointer when viewing History
  • UI text placement problem with the breadcrumb and a custom community skin
  • Advanced search link from the search results page throws an NPE when 'parentId' or 'folderId' is a search param.
  • Folder lookup in edit form is nonfunctional
  • Remove relationship for an item on the item summary page is not working
  • another broken link (WLCI, etc)
  • ItemLinks page is asking for authentication on a public item
  • If I access sb via my bookmark www.wlci.gov/catalog/ the permissions are empty on the WLCI top-level folder.
  • Nulls in dates.label
  • Mouseover link style is going white and disappearing
  • GSP Error: No such property: title for class: java.lang.String (in header)
  • Error related to file controller and CitationFacet
  • When adding new item under Communities, I am unable to Save, triangle error image appears right of Save
  • From https://my.usgs.gov/home/portal/ and click on ScienceBase Catalog, it throws a grails error
  • https://www.sciencebase.gov (SSL) redirects to my.usgs.gov
  • Missing Audit Fields for Imported Records
  • Strange layout in IE.
  • ScienceBase incorrectly treats arcgis service facets like map packages, waiting for them to be processed
  • Problem adding a date on editForm
  • Menu problems
  • Scrollbars in chrome
  • Date ranges not working with Lucene Queries
  • Add Item metadata form: Footprint Studio in 'Where' tab is greyed out but when clicked directs user to Footprint Studio
  • Records in catalog have null contact names, which prevents items from being saved.
  • Cannot save record with information in Who tab, error Property of class cannot be blank
  • Can't upload Map Packages

Epic

  • (Integrated) Browse View with ways to add, remove, link, move, manage folders/items
  • Remove XWiki

Improvements

  • When "Picking a Destination" should users only see the folders that they can write to? (Like SB 1)
  • Make adding a Top-Level folder/Community easier
  • Folders/Communities need alias names
  • Update the FAQ
  • Contacts should be sortable
  • Hide/show tree improvements
  • Communities Home Url needs to open in a seperate window.
  • Need to merge ChesBay and USGSChesapeakeBay folder/community
  • Redirect alternate domains to www.sciencebase.gov (with community set approriately)
  • Change Folder picker tree to show writable folders
  • catalogMaps should use .ovr external overlays for GeoTIFFs
  • Improve catalogMaps service startup time
  • make changes to Confluence Sign-Up (myUSGS) plugin
  • Can't display map layers in a Flex application - may end up in the Systems queue

Stories

  • As a community manager, I can assign permissions to folder to meet my community needs
  • FOUR A'S: #3: ArcGIS will use an LDAP sync'ed with Active Directory
  • On the Where tab, I can search, preview and select a footprint without going to Footprint Studio
  • Show most recent updated records on the splash screen
  • As a NCCSPilot user I would like to view charts/graphs of model runs in ScienceBase
  • Handle FGDC metadata records that have extraneous leading bytes
  • Trouble unzipping/declaring file extensions for rasters
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