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Open Dissemination Workshop - Monday 14th March 2011

Cosener's House, Abingdon, UK

Audience: Climate modellers and CIM users and end users of climate data

Title: “How to use the CIM to store, discover and locate climate modelling data”

Topics to include:

  • What is the CIM and why is it important? (What is metadata?)
  • CIM terminology and controlled vocabulary
  • How to create CIM instances
  • Using CIM instances for discovery and comparisons (CIM tools)
  • How to extend the CIM
  • CIM and controlled vocabulary governance
  • CMIP5
  • More?

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Draft Announcement

Dear Climate Modellers,

You are cordially invited to attend the Metafor project's open dissemination workshop, to be held in Abingdon, UK, on Monday 14th March 2011. The workshop is aimed at climate modellers and end users of climate data.

The title of the workshop is: “How to use the Metafor Common Information Model (CIM) to store, discover and locate climate modelling data”, and will include the following topics:

  • What are metadata and the CIM and why are they important?
  • CIM terminology and controlled vocabulary
  • How to create CIM instances
  • Using CIM tools for discovery and comparisons of CIM documents
  • How to extend the CIM
  • The future of the CIM and the controlled vocabulary
  • CMIP5 and the CIM

If you have any questions, or would like to express an interest in coming to this workshop then please email sarah.callaghan@… . There is no charge for the workshop.

Please feel free to pass this announcement on to colleagues who might also be interested in attending.

Best wishes,

Eric Guilyardi (Metafor Coordinator) and Sarah Callaghan (Metafor project manager)


Dear colleague, Registration is now open for the Metafor project's open dissemination workshop “Using the Metafor Common Information Model (CIM) to store, discover and locate climate modelling data”, to be held in Abingdon, UK, on Monday 14th March 2011. The workshop is aimed at climate modellers and end users of climate data but also welcomes metadata experts. Please visit the following link to register:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7JC3QPK The following topics will be covered:

  • What are metadata and the CIM and why they matter.
  • CIM terminology and controlled vocabulary
  • How to create CIM instances
  • Using CIM tools for discovery and comparisons of CIM documents
  • How to extend the CIM
  • The future of the CIM and the controlled vocabulary
  • CMIP5 and the CIM

Further information about Metafor and the workshop can be found in the attached letter. If you have any questions, then please email sarah.callaghan@… . There is no charge for the workshop. Please feel free to pass this announcement on to colleagues who might also be interested in attending. Best wishes, Eric Guilyardi (Metafor Coordinator) and Sarah Callaghan (Metafor project manager)