Boots on the Ground to Bytes in the Archive: A Cyberinfrastructure Case Study

Julia Collins
2015 Zenodo  
The Barrow Area Information Database (BAID) comprises a suite of interactive tools and map interfaces used by researchers, field logistics personnel and program managers to gain insights into the field research activities on the North Slope of Alaska. BAID provides a rich history of Arctic field research plots, identifies current research sites and instrument locations, and sets field research within the context of the surrounding indigenous communities and traditional land use. Data archives,
more » ... uch as the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), ultimately distribute the data resulting from efforts at these research sites. However, no robust cyberinfrastructure link exists between the data collection domain of BAID and the data products housed at NSIDC and other archives. This poster will review work currently in progress to identify and implement the services and interfaces needed to nabuild a bridge between BAID and the NSIDC data holdings.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2564095 fatcat:br5qz4f7kzdurd5nmeu74puuq4