JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[EE] Oral

M (Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary) » M-GI General Geosciences, Information Geosciences & Simulations

[M-GI27] [EE] Challenges of Open Science: Research Data Sharing, Infrastructure, and Scientific Communications

Tue. May 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM A08 (Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall)

convener:Yasuhiro Murayama(Big Data Integration Research Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Sean Toczko(Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology), Baptiste Cecconi(LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, PSL Research University), Brooks Hanson(American Geophysical Union), Kerstin Lehnert(Columbia University), Takashi Oguchi(Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo), Yasuhisa Kondo(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature), Chairperson:Baptiste Cecconi(LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, PSL Research University), Chairperson:Sean Toczko(Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology)

One of the most important issues facing science today is the organization, preservation, and access of scientific data. This need is not new, but with the constant acceleration of technology, combined with the need to maintain publicly-funded research results freely available and accessible, the how to do this is more important than ever. Hence, Open Research Data and Open Science are increasingly becoming hot topics in international academy/science policy fields as found in events of establishment of ICSU-WDS (2008), G8 Open Data Charter (2013), deployment of Research Data Alliance (2013), OECD Global Science Forum's research projects (2016), G7 Science Ministers' Communique on Open Science (2016), and so forth.

Open Science also envisions a change of styles of how science is conducted. Digitally connected data infrastructures over the globe may enable all researchers to accelerate research process, for example, by accessing any scientific papers, and datasets used in past studies (and also new datasets too sometimes), working with international colleagues using computing and storage facilities shared with each other. Such a dream (or a nightmare?) are, if we focus on datasets, based on datasets in interoperable format with interoperable metadata, with digital identifiers (e.g., DOI), with appropriate licensing.

Another key element of Open Science is new information tools and data infrastructures. Now in Europe, Japan, Australia, and in the United States, various enterprises are emerging aiming at improving the data availability in various disciplines including Solar (Virtual Solar Observatory), Earth (IUGONET, SPASE) and Planetary Sciences (NASA-PDS4, GIS technologies, Europlanet/VESPA...).

Jointly organized between JpGU and AGU this session will covers subjects discussed above, and also a wide range of relevant topics of Open Science policy, experiments, development of infrastructures and systems, and so on.

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

*Masahito Nose1, Yasuhiro Murayama2, Takenari Kinoshita3, Yukinobu Koyama4, Michi Nishioka5, Mamoru Ishii5, Manabu Kunitake2, Koji Imai2, Toshihiko Iyemori1, Takashi Watanabe6 (1.Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, 2.Integrated Science Data System Research Laboratory, National Institute for Information Communications Technology, 3.Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, 4.Oita National College of Technology, 5.World Data Center for Ionosphere and Space Weather, National Institute for Information Communications Technology, 6.World Data System-International Program Office/National Institute for Information Communications Technology)

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

*Atsushi Kumamoto1, Fuminori Tsuchiya2, Hiroaki Misawa2, Masato Kagitani2, Hajime Kita1, Tomoki Kimura3, Chihiro Tao4, Kazumasa Imai5, Tomoyuki Nakajo6, Baptiste Cecconi7 (1.Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, 2.Planetary Plasma and Atmospheric Research Center, 3.Nishina-Center for Accelerator Based Science, RIKEN, 4.National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 5.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Science, Kochi National College of Technology, 6.Department of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering, Fukui University of Technology, 7.LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, PSL Research University)



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