e-GeoSciences 19th November, 2003 Goals for Today • Orientation & education - what is e-Science? • Stimulate & develop ideas for projects – Make contacts • Propose e-GeoScience centre/institute/project? • Discuss funding strategy Opportunities • Unique collection of participants: – Geography/Geology/Geophysics – GeoSciences; BGS; NeSC; School of Informatics (later) • Possibly a unique opportunity • Talk over coffee and in the pub Overview Agenda • Intro to e-Science – Dave Berry NeSC, Geoffrey Boulton GS, Terry Sloan • GeoScience opportunities – Mike Mineter, Iain Woodhouse, Mat Williams Break – 20 minutes • Resources available for e-Science bids – Dave Berry, Rob Baxter, Stuart Anderson Informatics • Discussion, 30 minutes – Enthusiasm? Project Ideas? Funding strategy Pub – Bannermans? Just before coffee… • In the discussion we would like to gauge both enthusiasm and the range of specific project ideas – Please use coffee to think of and discuss potential projects! Discussion • Is there interest in e-GeoSciences? • Is there a range of possible projects? • How do we obtain (possibly bulk) funding?