TWeD Discussion: The Jefferson Project at Lake George

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TWeD Discussion: The Jefferson Project at Lake GeorgeFebruary 24, 2014
There's always something happening on Wednesday evenings in the Tetherless World!

TWeD Talk, Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 7pm ET, Winslow Building on the RPI Campus

Please join us this week as Tetherless World research scientist Paulo Pinheiro da Silva leads us in a discussion of the Jefferson Project at Lake George, a joint project of Rensselaer, IBM, and the FUND for Lake George

ABSTRACT: The Jefferson Project at Lake George is building one of the world's most sophisticated environmental monitoring and prediction systems, which will provide scientists and the community with a real-time picture of the health of the lake. Launched in June 2013, the project aims to understand and manage multiple complex factors--including road salt incursion, storm water runoff, and invasive species--all threatening one of the world's most pristine natural ecosystems and an economic cornerstone of the New York tourism industry. In this talk, we will discuss opportunities and challenges for enhancing the management of large scale sensor data with Prizms, and for monitoring sensor data with SemantEco. With the help of simulation models, sensor data are used as predictors in support of environmental decision making. In the context of simulation models, we will discuss the use of provenance and semantic technology for managing simulation results.