Coding Phenological Data from Herbarium Sheets

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Agenda, Day 1
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Day One
Time Topic Presenter(s)/Leader(s)
7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Herbaria
8:00-8:10 a.m. Welcome Pam Soltis
iDigBio/University of Florida
8:10 - 8:20 a.m. Background/ Orientation to workshop
Workshop goals and products
Jenn Yost
Cal Poly
8:20-9:40 a.m. Lightning Introductions (1 slide per person)
9:40-10:00 a.m. iDigBio introduction

How data moves from database to aggregators, to iDigBio.

Gil Nelson
iDigBio, Florida State University
10:00-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-12:00 Discussion
*Discussion of Survey Results (provided in packet)
*Analysis of data gaps
*Draft priorities in groups
*Flora of North America
Jenn Yost, moderator
12:00-1:15 p.m. Lunch and Tour the Herbarium

1:15-1:35 p.m.
1:35-1:55 p.m.
1:55-2:15 p.m.
Data standards community
*Darwin Core
*Apple Core
*Plant Phenology Ontology
John Wieczorek
Rob- Plant Ontology
James Macklin
Patrick Sweeney, Yale
Ed Gilbert, Symbiota
2:15-2:45 p.m. NEVP and Symbiota Patrick Sweeney, Yale
Ed Gilbert, Symbiota
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:00 p.m. Breakout Session #1

First breakout around taxonomic groups.
With curator (according to expertise),
a data standards person, and a research person.
Work through Google folder forms.

4:00-5:00 p.m. Discussion of ….
Priority ranking
Metrics to score
Propose fields/define fields
Scoring from images v. specimens

Daily Wrap-up/Q&A
Plans for Day 2
Create groups/topics for tomorrow
Dinner on Your Own

Agenda, Day 2
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Day One
Time Topic Presenter(s)/Leader(s)
7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Jepsum Herbarium
8:00-9:00 a.m. Discussion from Day 1 and steps forward
Form groups or make new groups.
Gil Nelson, Moderator
9:00-11:00 a.m. Breakout Session #2
Groups formed around taxonomic groups:
Angiosperms, grasses/sedges/rushes, Gymnosperms.
Vegetative scoring from sheets.
Draft of pros/cons of using specimens for phenology research.

Draft methods recorded on how to score that group.
11:00-12:00 p.m. Next steps forward with DarwinCore -
Set our DwC working group
Check in: Do our draft methods require revision?
How do our draft terms fit with current DwC?
John Wieczorek
Rob - Plant Ontology
James Macklin
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Next steps forward for databases Symbiota, Specify, iDigBio
2:00-3:00 p.m. Mapping to Field Data - work in groups Work on google sheet
3:00-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:15 p.m. Finalize drafts of methods, utility of
specimens for phenology research
4:15-5:00 p.m. Summary of next steps
Dinner on Your Own