Portal Coordination Call – January, 2018

This call took place January 3, 2018 and consisted of a Regional Planning Body Meeting Recap and WCODP take-aways.  Members then discussed potential 2018 work plan and tasks. Thank you for all who attended this meeting:  Andy L., Deanna C., Allison B., Deanna C., Steve S., Kate S., John, H., Jan N., Sara G., Bridgette L., Melissa R. A PDF of the presentation from this meeting can be viewed at the following link:  7. WCODP_PortalTransitionCall_01032018

Portal Coordination Call – February, 2018

This call took place on February 7, 2018 with discussion focused around an update from the portal development team and determining a work program that incorporates information learned from the Washington data catalog. Thank you for all who attended this meeting: Steve Steinberg, Jennifer Patterson, Kate Sullivan, John Hansen, Allison Bailey, Deanna Caracciolo, Frank Pendelton, Tanya Haddad A PDF of the presentation from this meeting can be viewed at the following link:  7. WCODP_PortalTransitionCall_01032018

West Coast Regional Planning Body – Public Portal Presentation Recording

During the West Coast Regional Planning Body Public Session on December 5th, 2017, Andy Lanier and Steve Steinberg presented on the WCODP and answered questions from the Body.  This meeting took place in in Long Beach, California, and brought together representatives from State, Federal, and Tribal governments from Washington, Oregon, and California. A recording of this presentation can be accessed at the following link- Introductory Statements West Coast Ocean Assessment West Coast Ocean Data Portal

Portal Coordination Call – November 2017

This call took place on November 7th, 2017 and primarily focused on preparation for the upcoming West Coast Regional Planning Body Meeting where the WCDP will be presented in both open and closed sessions.  Additional preparation calls were scheduled for – Monday Nov 13th, 9-10am Monday Nov 20th, 3-4pm Monday Nov 27th, 2-3pm The goals of the portal presentation at the RPB were discussed by the group. Thank you for all who attended this meeting:  Andy L., Steve S., Deanna C., Kate Sullivan, Tanya H., Continue reading →

Portal Coordination Call- – October, 2017

The Portal Coordination Team met on October 4th, 2017 to continue discussion on the upcoming West Coast Regional Planning Body Meeting in Long Beach, CA scheduled for December, 2017.  Updates on the Bren student project and open discussion on the portal work plan and tasks then followed. Thank you for all who were present:  Andy L., Joel S., Allison B., Tanya H., Steve S., Sara G., John H., Kate S., Frank P., Melissa R., Bridgette L. A PDF of the meeting presentation can be viewed using Continue reading →

Portal Coordination Call – August, 2017

On August 30th, 2017 the this Portal Coordination focused on updates for the upcoming West Coast Regional Planing Body Meeting (RPB), and the current work being done by a team of Bren School student.  The portals work program and tasks were then discussed. Thank you for all who were present: Jon Bonkoski, Kate S., Andy L., Allison B., John H., Melissa R., Joel S., Tanya H. A PDF of the presentation slides are available at the following link- WCODP_PortalCoordinationCall_08302017

Portal Coordination Call – Transition (June & July, 2017)

These calls took place on June 7th, and July 5th, 2017, where discussion focused on updating members on the following topics- Process Updates (Co-Chairs): RPB Update (John Hansen –if available) Outreach Updates (Andy ) Portal Development Team –Report out from May. (Tanya Haddad) Bren Student Project Report (Andy) Work Program Review and Strategic Planning Potential In-person Data Network Meeting Round Table Updates (Members) Thank you for all who were present- June 7 – Andy L., Allison B., Joel S., John H., Kate S., Melissa R, Continue reading →

Portal Coordination Call – Regional Planning Body Webinar

On June 22nd, 2017, the Portal Coordination team had a call that built upon the previous meeting on April 28th which acted as a data portal primer.  This call covered the following topics- Challenges and needs for Portal engagement and direction Work Program –preliminary focus areas Catalog Visualization Tools Live Demo’s of the Portal and Issue Story Map Thank you to all who attended!  The PDF of the meeting presentation can be viewed using the link below- WCODP_WCRPB_Webinar_June22017

[Working Groups] IT Call – July 7, 2015

The IT Working Group met to discuss recent portal enhancements, including new features to filter the data catalog by link type, more intuitive filtering by category, and better link type recognition. Additionally, the group discussed re-prioritizing remaining bugs and enhancements through our Github page. Finally, the group discussed and made plans for our server migration. You can read the full call notes here.  If you have suggestions for improvements or notice bugs with the Portal or data you are contributing, please let us know at Portal@westcoastoceans.org.

[Working Groups] IT Call – Jan 9, 2015

The IT Working Group met today and discussed priority Portal enhancements as well as platforms for sharing technical resources and best practices. The User Feedback Surveys were used to develop our prioritized list. These recommendations will be used to make improvements to the Portal and make training materials available to the Network within the next couple months. You can read the full call notes here. Priority Portal Enhancements: Catalog Implementing link type filtering in UI Improving Portal display of ISO-2 records Improvements to the Categories hierarchy Continue reading →