USGS research infrastructure - AGU2016 - in13 e

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Published on December 13, 2016

Author: SkyBristol


1. USGS Research Infrastructure and Assessment Framework Sky Bristol, Madison Langseth, Tamar Norkin U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey USGS Core Science Analytics, Synthesis and Libraries

2. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 USGS Research Infrastructure Assessment Context • What is the USGS Research Infrastructure? • Legislated Authorities & Assessment Mechanisms – Funded Programs and performance metrics – Fundamental Science Practices – RGE, EDGE, and EPAP – Funding Opportunity programs and assessment

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5. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 Example Performance Measures • Percent of Climate Research & Development program products cited/used within 3 years of publication • Percent completion of earthquake and volcano hazard assessments for moderate to high hazard areas. • Cost of collection and processing of Light Detecting and Ranging (LIDAR) data for coastal characterization and impact assessments (per megabyte of data collected) (CMGP)

6. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 Funding Opportunities • USGS funds R&D opportunities through 17 “Financial Assistance Programs” and several other authorities • E.g., – National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program – National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program – Water Resource Research Institutes – Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units

7. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 Fundamental Science Practices

8. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 “New” Product Policies and Procedures – Data and Software 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 Number of data releases by hosted domain for a subset of USGS data releases

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