IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

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Nov 15, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

M.Benno Blumenthal, Michael Bell, and John
del Corral


International Research Institute for Climate
and Society


Columbia University


http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/

Overview

IRI Data Collection

Generalized Data Tools

Specialized Data Tools


Dataset



Dataset


Dataset


Variable


ivar


ivar

multidimensional

Data Viewer

Data Language

Maproom

URL/URI for data,
calculations, figs, etc

Data Flow based Analysis

Results

data

data

analysis

Data

Data

analysis



IRI Data

Collection

Dataset



Dataset


Dataset


Variable


ivar


ivar

multidimensional

Economics

Public Health


“geolocated by

entity”

GIS


“geolocation by

vector object or

projection
metadata”

Ocean/Atm


“geolocated by lat/lon”

multidimensional

spectral harmonics

equal
-
area grids

GRIB grid codes

climate divisions

IRI Data Collection

IRI Data

Collection

Dataset



Dataset


Dataset


Variable


ivar


ivar


Servers

OpenDAP

THREDDS

GRIB

netCDF

images

binary

Database

Tables

queries

spreadsheets

shapefiles

images w/proj

IRI Data Collection

IRI Data

Collection

Dataset



Dataset


Dataset


Variable


ivar


ivar


Calculations

“virtual variables”

images

graphics

descriptive and
navigational pages

OpenGIS

WMS/WCS

Data Files

netcdf

binary

images

Clients


OpenDAP

THREDDS

Tables

Servers

OpenDAP

THREDDS

GRIB

netCDF

images

binary

Database

Tables

queries

spreadsheets

shapefiles

images w/proj

IRI Data Collection

IRI General Data Tools

Data Page

IRI General Data Tools

Data Viewer

IRI General Data Tools

Cut and Paste

IRI Map Room

Malaria Early Warning System

• Front page
illustrates most
recent dekadal
rainfall estimates

(FEWS RFE)

• Change dates to
view different time
periods

• Administrative and
epidemiological
overlays available

• Click and drag box
across map to zoom

IRI Map Room

STEP 1: Select

size of domain

for analysis

STEP 2: Select

location for which

analysis will be

created

Administrative District


OR

Box


11km, 33km,


55km, 111km

MEWS Time Series Analyses

IRI Map Room

MEWS Time Series Analyses

IRI Map Room

Climatic Suitability Interface

• Front page
illustrates number of
months during the
year that are suitable
based on “normal”
conditions

• Same visual
options as MEWS

IRI Map Room

Climatic Suitability: A Historical View

IRI Map Room

Connection Between Resources

Links on the side
menu allow users
to interact
between products

IRI Map Room

Connection Between Resources

IRI Map Room

Going into the Future


Continuing data efforts


Expanding map rooms directed at particular
user groups


Semantic Web
metadata/navigation/provenance

http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/ontologies/

Data Flow based Analysis with
explicit semantics

Results

data

data

analysis

Data

Data

analysis

Semantic Web

Faceted Search

http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/ontologies/query2.pl?...

Metadata Browser

http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/ontologies/browse.pl