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
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
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.
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 →