Big Data, Visualization & Modeling - Data Visualization

Big Data, Visualization & Modeling - Data Visualization

14 Feb 2017, 14:30 - 16:00

Conference Room 26B

Visualization is key to be able to extract useful information and knowledge from large data sets. This session will describe examples of recent developments in visualisation tools which can support making effective use of large data sets.

Chaired by: Harry Kolar, IBM Research Distinguished Engineer; Rob Fatland, Director of Cloud & Data Solutions, University of Washington; Ed Kearns, Project Director - Big Data Partnership, NOAA

Confirmed presentations:

Visualizing Data with STOQS, the Spatial Temporal Oceanographic Query System

Mike McCann, Software Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)

Viewing ADCP Data Interactively
Peter Spain, Technical Marketing, Teledyne RD Instruments

Voyage to See What’s on the Bottom: Transforming Ocean Data into Accessible Information
Drew Carey, Managing Partner, INSPIRE Environmental

Data Exploration and Analytics Platform for Marine Measurement and Modeling Data
Soma Maroju, Data Products Development Leader, BMT Scientific Marine Services

An Ocean Forecasting and Visualization System for the South Brazil Bight
Maurício Fragoso, General Manager, PROOCEANO

Program subject to change

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  • Rob Fatland


    Director of Cloud & Data Solutions

    University of Washington

    Rob Fatland is the University of Washington Director of Cloud and Data Solutions. He works to enable research computing both within the cloud context...

  • Ed Kearns


    Project Director - Big Data Partnership


    Dr Ed Kearns is leading NOAA’s Big Data Partnership activities in the Office of the CIO.  Ed earned B.S. degrees in Physics & Marine Science from the...

  • Harry Kolar


    Distinguished Engineer

    IBM Research

    Dr Harry Kolar is an IBM Distinguished Engineer concentrating on sensor-based solutions in IBM Research with a focus on environmental monitoring and...

  • Drew Carey


    Managing Partner

    INSPIRE Environmental

    Drew is Managing Partner at Inspire Environmental, in Newport RI.  Dr. Carey is a recognized expert in the fields of benthic ecology, sedimentology,...

  • Maurício Fragoso


    General Manager


    Maurício is an oceanographer with a PhD in Computational Modeling in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has...

  • Soma Maroju


    Data Products Development Leader

    BMT Scientific Marine Services

    Soma Maroju is a data products development leader at BMT. He is interested in extracting most critical information from huge amounts of data and...

  • Mike McCann


    Software Engineer

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)

    Mike McCann is a Software Engineer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute; before joining MBARI 20 years ago he was director of the...

  • Peter Spain


    Technical Marketing

    Teledyne RD Instruments

    Hailing from the land downunder, Dr Peter Spain completed his dissertation in Ocean Physics in 1988 at the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of...

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