GWG notes 23 July 2013

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GWG notes 23 July 2013

Topics

(Deb put in edits from google doc).
Define 2.5 hour block on Thursday (Jessica, Nelson, Deb, Una, David...)
Some of the group (Nelson, Jessica, Una and Deb) will meet to finalize content of this section. Workflows, who is going to cover what, and order. some proposed ideas:
Jessica
what's workflow - why this section of the workshop.
Una
A Georeferencing Workflow: Specify, GEOLocate, and Paleontological Data
Jessica
A Georeferencing Workflow: KE EMu and Paleontological Data
To cover
What works, what doesn't, expected / unexpected challenges, What would make it faster
Nelson
GEOLocate - A Complete Georeferencing Workflow
Nelson and David and perhaps Carol (David will ask)
Repatriation Issues
Deb
Expert or Novice, what to expect (and Herbarium Data)
Sample Workflows from the Participants for Discussion
  • Data Cleaning / Data Enhancement block (Nelson, Una, Deb)
Why data in Excel is tricky business...
Try OpenRefine to clean your data (Demo by Deb, Una and Nelson)
From steps to clean up trailing white spaces, To using an API to enhance data
  • Last minute items
  1. T-shirt (Jeremy's still on vacation - T-shirt needs design work)
  2. Deb's working on trivia questions
  3. Pre-reading / viewing list to send Monday August 29th, add article Nelson suggested (done, --Dpaul 17:11, 23 July 2013 (EDT))
  4. What time (exactly) do we want to meet on Sunday, August 11th? 6:30-8:30 PM, 105 classroom building
  5. Status of "Preparing for a Georeferencing Workshop"?
    1. Dave will review before workshop.
  6. Have 4 GPS Units (thanks Dave). One or 2 more would be good. Anyone? (Deb will ask Gil).

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