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1 Calit2: The Path Forward Environmental Technical Working Group Environmental Technical Working Group Kick-Off September 25, 2009 Dr. Larry Smarr Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology Harry E. Gruber Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD

2 Todays Meeting Agenda 10:00-10:30 Roundtable Introductions –Who Are You, What Do You Do, How Does it Relate to Environmental thrust. –Each person limited to 1 minutes! 10:30-11:00 Planning Process Overview –Overview of Strategic Planning Process, Desired Output, Timeline –Questions and Answers on Process 11:00-11:45Technical Brainstorming [Initial Discussion] –What are the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities for Calit2 in Env? –What are the application opportunities in this thrust in next 5-10 years? –What technologies are needed to realize the application opportunities? 11:45-12:00Leadership of Technical Working Group –Nominations/Volunteer for leadership of TWG –Decisions on leadership will be made after the meeting and communicated to the working group prior to the next meeting.

3 Calit2 Continues to Pursue Its Initial Mission: Envisioning How the Extension of Innovative Telecommunications and Information Technologies Throughout the Physical World will Transform Critical Applications Important to the California Economy and its Citizens Quality Of Life. Calit2 is a University of California Institutional Innovation Experiment on How to Invent a Persistent Collaborative Research and Education Environment that Provides Insight into How the UC, a Major Research University, Might Evolve in the Future. Calit2 Review Report: p.1

4 Calit2 Must Update Its Vision for the Next Decade and Answer the Presidents Call We need to do a better job of telling our story in Sacramento and beyond. I've made some 20 trips to the capital in the past year and will continue my advocacy. But frankly, I could use some help. --UC President Yudof

5 Calit2--A Systems Approach to the Future of the Internet and its Transformation of Our Society Calit2 Has Assembled a Complex Social Network of Over 350 UC San Diego & UC Irvine Faculty From Two Dozen Departments Working in Multidisciplinary Teams With Staff, Students, Industry, and the Community Integrating Technology Consumers and Producers Into Living Laboratories of the Ubiquitous Internet

6 Institutional Innovation Successes Persistent Collaborative Framework Birthing and Housing of Centers and Large Grants Development of Shared Facilities Living Laboratories We Will Continue This Approach of Decentralized Innovation

7 The Components on Which Calit2 Can Build the Next 5-10 Years

8 Principles for Developing the Path Forward Responsive to LARGE-SCALE SOCIETAL CHALLENGES in California and Beyond Articulates a Clear Five-Ten Year Vision of Significant Scientific or Technical Challenges Builds on Strength of Both Campuses and Expands as Needed to External Partners (Other Universities, National Laboratories, Etc) Engages Existing Centers, Large Grants, & Large Scale Calit2 Infrastructure Anchored in One Application Area, but Draws from The Institutes Other Seven Application and Enabling Technologies Creates At Scale Living Laboratory Prototype that Demonstrates the Feasibility of Addressing the CHALLENGE

9 Planning Activities All-Hands Meeting to Describe Planning Process, Level Set [Sept 8,2009] –Meeting took place on September 8, 2009 from 10:00-11:30am with faculty from UCSD and UCI linked together via VTC. –Meeting materials may be accessed at: –Username: calit2 (lowercase)Password: 2010 Technical Working Group Meetings [Sept 25-December 4, 2009] –Technical working groups will meet in from Sept-early Dec to provide technical input on future directions. –Goal is for working groups to meet 2-3 times. Reverse Town Hall Meeting [Week of December 7, 2009] –Volunteer leads of each technical working group will co-present the results of their working group discussions –Each group will be given 15 minutes to present, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

10 Overview of Planning Activities Continued Freeze Input, Develop Final Draft of Document [Dec-early Jan 2010] –All input from technical working groups and community will be finalized by December 11, –A final draft of the document will be created by January 15, Review Cycle [January 2010] –Review by Calit2 Governing and Advisory Groups –Calit2 Divisional Councils at UCI and UCSD –Calit2 Executive Governing Board –Calit2 Advisory Board. Finalizing the Plan Forward [February 2010] –The document will be finalized and publicized on the web by March 1, 2010.

11 Visual Timeline for Developing The Path Forward MonTuesWedThurFri 31SEPT *78 ALL HAND S Planning and Kick-Off September 2009 October-November 2009 A total of 48 working days for Technical Working Group Activities MonTuesWedThurFri TWG- ENV OCT 12 TWG- HEALTH TWG- ENERGY TWG- CULTURE nd ALL HANDS NOV * *26*27 30Dec 1234 Campus Working Group Meetings MonTuesWedThurFri *21*22*23*24*25 *28*29*30*31JAN *1 December 2009 Target for Reverse Town Hall Review of Technical Input MonTuesWedThurFri JAN DOC * January 2010 Review Cycle CALIT2 Gov & AB COUNCIL CALit 2 DiV Councils

12 What Output Do We Want for the TWG? Technical White Paper of Calit2 Opportunities in Environment –Maximum of 10 pages, high level vision, major stakeholders, needed technologies, Calit2 unique efforts, gap analysis (what do we have, what do we need to realize vision). Executive Summary of Technical White Paper for Path Forward Document –Maximum of 3 pages, summarizes details of more technical oriented white paper. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats, Gap Analysis –Maximum 2 page document that summarizes SWOT and Gap conversation. –SWOTs will be kept internal, not shared in public document.

13 The Digital Transformation of Environment Water, Fire, & Changing California Climate –Global Climate Change Drives Regional Climate Disruption –Common Mirror World of Southern California for Fire and Water Management –3D Detailed Natural and Human Modified Environment –Wide-Spread Sensor Nets –Emergency Response to Disasters –Policy and Decision Support Tools

14 Climate Change Will Pose Major Challenges to California in Water and Wildfires It is likely that the changes in climate that San Diego is experiencing due to the warming of the region will increase the frequency and intensity of fires even more, making the region more vulnerable to devastating fires like the ones seen in 2003 and California Applications Program (CAP) & The California Climate Change Center (CCCC) CAP/CCCC is directed from the Climate Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

15 Dan Cayan SIO and USGS Alan Sanstadt LLNL Mary Tyree SIO Ed Maurer Santa Clara University Mike Dettinger USGS, SIO Hugo Hidalgo Univ. Costa Rica Tapash Das SIO Nick Graham HRC, SIO Peter Bromirski SIO Reinhard Flick Calif Boating and Waterways, SIO sponsors: California Energy Commission PIER program California Ocean Protection Council NOAA OGP RISA element Climate and Sea Level Scenarios for California: State Assessment Assessment Science Mtg, SIO 4/20/2009

16 Using Advanced Info Tech and Telecommunications to Accelerate Response to Wildfires October 22, 2007 Harris Fire San Diego Photo by Bill Clayton, Station Fire From JPL Aug. 30, 2009

17 Creating a Proposal Addressing a Major Challenge to California UCSD UCI LANL UCSB

18 Creating a Digital Model of Southern California and Coupled Codes to Simulate Wildfires Start with Sophisticated Los Alamos Wildfire Simulator Rodman Linn, Los Alamos

19 Coupling FIRETEC/HIGRAD to the Rest of the Environment UCI LANL UCSB

20 1/3 Billion Pixel OptIPortal Linked to NASA Goddard Earth Satellite Images of October 2007 Wildfires Source: Falko Kuester,

21 HPWREN Topology, August 2008 approximately 50 miles: MVFD MTGY MPO SMER CNM UCSD to CI and PEMEX 70+ miles to SCI PL MLO MONP CWC P480 USGC SO LVA2 BVDA RMNA Santa Rosa GVDA KNW WMC RDM CRY SND BZN AZRY FRD PSAP WIDC KYVW COTD PFO BDC KSW DHL SLMS SCS CRRS GLRS DSME WLA P506 P510 P499 GMPK IID2 P509 P500 P494 P497 B08 1 P486 Backbone/relay node Astronomy science site Biology science site Earth science site University site Researcher location Native American site First Responder site NSS S SDSU P474 P478 DESC P473 POTR P066 P483 CE 155Mbps FDX 6 GHz FCC licensed 155Mbps FDX 11 GHz FCC licensed 45Mbps FDX 6 GHz FCC licensed 45Mbps FDX 11 GHz FCC licensed 45Mbps FDX 5.8 GHz unlicensed 45Mbps-class HDX 4.9GHz 45Mbps-class HDX 5.8GHz unlicensed ~8Mbps HDX 2.4/5.8 GHz unlicensed ~3Mbps HDX 2.4 GHz unlicensed 115kbps HDX 900 MHz unlicensed 56kbps via RCS network dashed = planned Hans-Werner Braun, HPWREN PI

22 Firefighters from the Sky Ron Serabia Fire Captain Semi-Retired Talk to Ron in the Calit2 Theatre

23 Calit2 Added Live Feeds From HPWREN Cameras to KPBS Google Map

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