The WCODP ACT had their monthly coordination calls on August 2nd and September 20, 2016. The group is focused on preparing for the upcoming meetings for the West Coast Regional Planning Body (RPB) and the West Coast Ocean Partnership (WCOP) in Portland, OR. The RPB meeting is on Wednesday, October 26 and Thursday, October 27. The WCOP meeting is on Tuesday, October 25. The WCODP co-leads, Andy Lanier and Steve Steinberg, as well as Allison Bailey will be giving an hour long presentation about the WCODP capabilities Continue reading →
The WCODP ACT discussed recommendations we will be making to both the regional ocean partnership and regional planning body related to WCODP activities, roles in marine planning, and data priorities for synthesis. We also heard updates related to data publication, upcoming outreach, and ACT member data projects and events. You can read the full call notes here. Action Items WCODP Objectives and Activities – Please review and provide comments on our list of objectives and activities for the WCODP to be included in the West Continue reading →
The West Coast Ocean Data Portal Action Coordination Team (WCODP ACT) serves as the leadership for the Portal and Network. The ACT met today and “kicked off” the data development project, discussed our ongoing technical assistance work to Network partners, discussed upcoming outreach opportunities, and identified a group to continue our funding contingency planning. You can read the full call notes here.
The WCODP ACT is the steering committee that is guiding the development and progress of the WCODP as well as providing a point of connection back to the WCGA Executive Committee. The group met today to make decisions about a new funding opportunity, provide feedback on new Network communication tools, and discuss ongoing grant work. The group decided that among the many different projects we could support with new funding, the most important work to fund is the development of regional data products that would be Continue reading →