[icoads_usa] Opinion Editorial for GDJ

Shawn R. Smith smith at coaps.fsu.edu
Fri Nov 15 12:02:18 MST 2013


Sorry for not chiming in earlier, but I also think this is a good idea. Been swamped this week with another trip coming up next week. Looking forward to Rob's input following the ACRE meeting.

Cheers,

Shawn

On Nov 11, 2013, at 11:22 AM, Steve Worley wrote:

> Scott,
> 
> Rob Allan floated some ideas this morning in a GDJ teleconference that
> would be worth further discussion when you see him at the ACRE meeting
> next week.
> 
> Would it be appropriate and beneficial to the ICOADS project to publish a 
> brief OpEd article in the GDJ (if the editor, Rob, would approve) covering
> the following?
>  - the history part from the proposed BAMS article that was rejected
>  - the value of long-term observational data collection, QC, and publishing 
>  - the difficulty in maintaining continuity even though the data asset is hugely
>    valuable
>  - the ICOADS situation and how international partnerships is the ICOADS evolving solution
> 
> I would see this as not preempting the other larger articles we have been considering associated
> with IVAD and Release 3.0.
> 
> Your thoughts?
> Steve
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