Presentation Archive

Following is an archive of presentations related to IPY data management plans and activities. These presentations were generally made by IPY Data Policy and Management Subcomittee co-chairs Taco de Bruin and Mark Parsons. IPYDIS members are free to use material from these presentations in their own presentations provided appropriate credit is given. We encourage other IPY participants to share their presentations as well. If you would like to share your presentations, please send them to along with any details on copyright, creative commons licenses, or other attribution instructions.

Title File format
(approximate file size)
Author(s) Meeting Date
The State of Arctic Data - the IPY experience PDF file
(8.2 MB)
Mark Parsons IPY Open Science Conference, Oslo, Norway June 2010
An International Polar Year perspective on data sharing PDF file
(12.5 MB)
Mark Parsons GeoNorth, Fairbanks, AK, USA August 2009
Data Sharing Lessons from the Poles PDF file
(13.8 MB)
Mark Parsons CASIMR, Rome, Italy May 2009
Data Sharing in IPY: Policy, Practice, and Services PDF file
(14.9 MB)
Mark Parsons Swedish IPY Wokshop on Data Management, Stockholm, Sweden January 2009
Scientific Data as the Core Legacy of IPY PDF file
(22.9 MB)
Mark Parsons American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, USA December 2008
Scientific Data as the Core Legacy of IPY PDF file
(19.8 MB)
Mark Parsons International Symposium: Fifty Years after IGY, Tsukuba, Japan November 2008
Securing the Legacy of the International Polar Year PDF file
(38.9 MB)
Mark Parsons Unidata Seminar, Boulder, CO, USA May 2008
Leaving a Legacy: Data Management for IPY.NL Projects Powerpoint file
(898 KB)
Taco de Bruin IPY.NL Symposium May 2008
Data and Scientists in a Sustained Arctic Observing Network PDF file
(5.6 MB)
Mark Parsons 2nd International Polar Year (IPY) workshop on Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks April 2008
Data, Libraries, and Scientists: Understanding the Arctic and the Earth PDF file
(13.8 MB)
Mark Parsons 2nd Global Research Library 2020 Workshop (GRL2020) March 2008
Data sharing, access, and archiving in IPY PDF file
(5.0 MB)
Mark Parsons American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, USA December 2007
IPY Data Status Powerpoint file (1.47 MB) Mark Parsons ICSU/WMO Joint Committee for IPY October 2007
IPY Data and Information Service - Moving Forward Powerpoint file (2.78 MB) Mark Parsons IPY Data Management Workshop October 2007
ArcticNet: Development of a metadatabase and data strategies Powerpoint file
(2.92 MB)
Christine Barnard and Warwick F. Vincent IPY Data Management Workshop October 2007
IPY Data Management Workshop: Motivation and Challenges for Scientific Data Collection Powerpoint file
(4.24 MB)
David Arctur IPY Data Management Workshop October 2007
Exploring the new world of the Arctic: Change, trust, and data PDF file
(1.3 MB)
M. Parsons American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, USA

August 2007

IPY Data Management - Building the Legacy PDF file
(15.1 MB)
M. Parsons First International Circumpolar Conference on Geospatial Sciences and Applications (IPY GeoNorth) August 2007
Arctic Spacial Infrastructure Data (ASDI) to Support Arctic Science PDF file
(0.46 MB)
Allison Gaylord GIS and SDI for Scientific Research - Special Interest Group Exploratory Session June 2007
The challenge of and approach to IPY data management—building the legacy PDF file
(6.5 MB)
M. Parsons and T. F. de Bruin American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA December 2006
Antarctic Data Management as Part of the IPY Legacy   T. F. de Bruin American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA December 2006
International Polar Year data management PDF file
(16.6 MB)
M. Parsons Biodiversity and Ecosystem Informatics Working Group Meeting, Washington, DC, USA November 2006
IPY Data: Free and open access, and on the shortest feasible timescale   T. F. de Bruin IPY-NL Information Meeting, Den Haag, The Netherlands November 2006
International Polar Year data management PDF file
(39.9 MB)
M. Parsons CODAT06, Beijing, China October 2006
IPY Data management in The Netherlands and abroad   T. F. de Bruin National IPY Committee Meeting, Den Haag, The Netherlands September 2006
Data management for the International Polar Year—Ensuring the Legacy PDF file
(28.5 MB)
M. Parsons and T. F. de Bruin IGARSS, Denver, CO August 2006
SCAR Open Science Conference, Hobart, Australia July 2006
The role of the IPY DIS to get hold of old data and keep track of new data   T. F. de Bruin Joint SCAR/SCOR Oceanography Group Meeting, Hobart, Australia July 2006
Report from the IPY Data Policy and Management Subcommittee   T. F. de Bruin IPY Consultative Forum, Hobart, Australia July 2006
Oceanographic Data Management for the International Polar Year (IPY)   T. F. de Bruin SeaDataNet First Plenary Meeting, Heraklion, Greece June 2006
IPY, eGY and data management Powerpoint file
(8 MB)
M. Parsons American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Baltimore, MD, USA May 2006
IPY, eGY and data management PDF file
(8.7 MB)
Data management for IPY Powerpoint file
(1.9 MB)
M. Parsons Antarctic Peninsula Climate Variability Workshop, Boulder, CO, USA May 2006
Data management for IPY PDF file
(7.5 MB)
Oceanographic Data Management for the International Polar Year (IPY)   T. F. de Bruin ICES Working Group on Marine Data Management (WGMDM) Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark May 2006
Data and information: the legacy of the IPY PDF file
(42.78 MB)
M. Parsons European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria April 2006
Data management for IPY Powerpoint file
(3 MB)
M. Parsons and T. F. de Bruin European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria April 2006
Data management for IPY PDF file
(13.1 MB)
Oceanographic data management for the International Polar Year (IPY)   T. F. de Bruin IODE Data Centers meeting, Liverpool, United Kingdom April 2006
IPY data management Powerpoint file
(1.7 MB)
M. Parsons eGY meeting, Boulder, CO, USA March 2006
IPY data management PDF file
(25.3 MB)
Canada, the IPY, and data management PDF file
(14.8 MB)
M. Parsons Cryospheric System Annual Science Meeting, Toronto, Canada February 2006
Data management for the International Polar Year PDF file
(10.62 MB)
M. Parsons IPY Discussion Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark November 2005
Data management for the International Polar Year PDF file
(1 MB)
M. Parsons Joint Committee for Antarctic Data Management, Buenos Aires, Argentina September 2005
Data Management-A Utility for Science PDF file
(9.2 MB)
M. Parsons American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA December
2005
Data management considerations for the International Polar Year PDF file
(7.65 MB)
M. Parsons et al. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA December 2004