Lessons Learned in Architecting Content-Rich Websites


Advancements in website development enable rapid delivery of content and data-centric sites to promote Earth Science and raise awareness of climate changes.  Today’s Earth Science websites are rich in contents and equipped with tools for data access, visualization and analysis.  This session invites presenters to share their lessons learned on architecting and selecting technologies for implementing websites.

Google Doc shared notes: https://goo.gl/eWcES3

Session #1 - 10:30am - noon

1. New Earthdata Website - Ruby on Rails - Brett McLaughlin/E84
2. New Sea Level Change Portal - Ruby on Rails - Thomas Huang and Nga Quach/JPL
3. Carbon Calculator Portal - Custom portal backed by Geoserver and Apache Solr - Flynn Platt and Joe Roberts/JPL
4. NASA PO.DAAC - Drupal - Sandra Cosic/JPL
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Session #2 - 1:30 - 3pm

1. University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) - David Bassendine/bluedotlab
2. InterRidge Vents Database - International collaboration for a geoscience database enriched with RDF in Drupal - Stace Beaulieu/WHOI
3. Biological & Chemical Oceanography Data Management office (BCO-DMO) - Drupal - Adam Shepherd/WHOI
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Huang, T.; Shepherd, A.; Lessons Learned in Architecting Content-Rich Websites; Summer Meeting 2015. ESIP Commons , April 2015