LTER IM Active Working Groups

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2014 Active Working Group - chair

• EML Congruency Checker - Margaret O'Brien
• EML Best Practices - Wade Sheldon
• Data package metrics and reports - Philip Tarrant
• GIS - Jamie Hollingsworth
• Drupal Ecological IMS (DEIMS) WG - Inigo San Gil
• Sensor Best Practices - Corinna Gries

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2013 Active Working Group - chair
• Controlled Vocabulary - John Porter
• Units – Linda Powell
• IMC Governance - Eda Melendez-Colom
• Web Services & LNO Database Redesign - James Brunt
• GIS - Jamie Hollingsworth
• EML Congruency Checker - Margaret O'Brien
• EML Best Practices - Wade Sheldon
• Data package metrics and reports - Philip Tarrant
• IMC Website - Corinna Gries
• Drupal Ecological IMS (DEIMS) WG - Inigo San Gil

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2012 Active Working Groups - leader (IMEXEC liaison)
• Controlled Vocabulary - John Porter (Don)
• Units – Linda Powell (Sven)
• IMC Governance - Eda Melendez-Colom (Emery)
• Web Services & Database Redesign - (Sven)
• GIS - Adam Skibbe, (Jason)
• EML Metrics/Congruency Checker - Margaret O'Brien, (Margaret )
• IMC Website - Corinna Gries, (John)
• Drupal Ecological IMS (DEIMS) WG - Inigo San Gil (Dan)

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2011 Active Working Groups - leader (IMEXEC liaison)
• Controlled Vocabulary - John Porter (Don)
• Units – Linda Powell (Sven)
• IMC Governance - Eda Melendez-Colom (Emery)
• Web Services & Database Redesign - (Sven)
• GIS - Adam Skibbe, (Jason)
• EML Best Practices - Margaret O'Brien, (Margaret ) -- finished v.2 in 2011, now inactive!
• EML Congruency Checker - Margaret O'Brien, (Margaret )
• IMC Website - Corinna Gries, (John)
• Drupal Ecological IMS (DEIMS) WG - Inigo San Gil (Dan)

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2010 Active Working Groups - leader (IMEXEC liaison)
• Controlled Vocabulary - John Porter (Don)
• Units – Mason Kortz (Sven)
• IMC Governance - Karen Baker (Emery)
• Web Services & Database Redesign - Mason Kortz (Corinna)
• GIS - Theresa Valentine, (Suzanne)
• EML Best Practices - Margaret O'Brien, (Margaret )
• EML Congruency Checker - Margaret O'Brien, (Margaret )
• IMC Website - Corinna Gries, (Corinna)
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2008 Active Working Groups, IMexec Leader (LNO Liaison)
• Training (Michener), Vanderbilt, Kaplan,
• Unit Registry, Ackerman (NWT), Servilla (LNO)
• EML Best Practices: W. Sheldon (chair, GCE), J. Brunt (LNO), C. Gries (CAP), J. McGann (LNO), M. O'Brien (SBC), K. Ramsey (JRN)
• Trends: J. Brunt (LNO), K. Ramsey (JRN), C. Laney (JRN), M. Servilla (LNO)
• Governance: J. Brunt (LNO), Kaplan (SGS)
• LTNPP: N. Kaplan (SGS), K. Vanderbilt (SEV), K. Ramsey (JRN), C. Laney (JRN)

Other Working Groups
• Controlled Vocabulary, Porter, Corinna (Costa)
• Dictionary, Baker, Corinna, Ackerman – ask Karen
• QAQC, Sheldon, O ‘Brien or Ackerman
• PASTA, Sheldon, Benson, Ramsey, Kortz, Kaplan (Servilla)
• GIS, Valentine, (Garritt, Collins)
• Common relational schema for metadata and online EML editor: C. Gries (CAP), I. San Gil (LNO), N. Kaplan (SGS), E. Melendez-Colom (LUQ)
• Attribute Ontologies: C. Gries (CAP)
• Landuse database: J. Walsh (BES),
• Future strategic Partnerships and Advanced Training S. Stafford, M. O’Brien (SBC)
• Query Interface to Data Catalog: M. Servilla (LNO)
• IM Review Criteria: E. Boose (HFR)
• Web Site Design: N. Kaplan (chair, SGS), K. Baker (PAL), M. White (LNO)
• SiteDB: K. Baker (PAL, CCE), N. Kaplan (SGS)

Website: Gries (White)
editors:
• Data Management – John Porter
• GIS data management – Theresa Valentine, Jonathan Walsh, Jincheng Gao
• Servers/system architecture – Sven Bohm
• Metadata – Margaret O’Brien
• QA/QC – Kristin Vanderbilt, Wade Sheldon
• Websites (eg how to) – Todd Ackerman
• Data Warehouses – Suzanne Remillard
• Sample Handling etc. – John Campbell
• Sensor Technology – Jonathan Walsh, Jincheng Gao, Hap Garritt
• IM Requirements/reviews – John Campbell
• Mentoring Database of Expertise – Eda Melendez-Colom, Theresa Valentine
• Training – Nicole Kaplan