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Congratulations to Inia Soto Ramos

Congratulations to Inia Soto Ramos (616/MSU) for receiving two 2022 Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysics (HBG) Annual Peer Awards, both in the category Scientific/Technical Support: one Peer Award and one Team Award.

Inia Soto Ramos, HBG Peer Award: "Superb support of SeaBASS, EXPORTS, and the Ocean Ecology Laboratory."

From her nomination: "Dr. Inia Soto Ramos deserves special recognition for her excellence and dedication to the OB DAAC and Ocean Ecology Lab. In particular, she has performed superb data management for the EXPORTS project and NASA's SeaBASS oceanographic data archive. She has worked tirelessly to synthesize and archive a multitude of important and challenging datasets from the EXPORTS's North Atlantic campaign, and to bring in new, highly complex ones in preparation for PACE. ... ."

OB.DAAC: NASA's Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center
EXPORTS: EXport Processes in the Ocean from Remote Sensing
SeaBASS:  SeaWiFS Bio-optical Archive and Storage System

Christopher Proctor (Team Lead), David Norris, Noah Vegh-Gaynor, Inia Soto Ramos (Code 616) - SeaBASS Team, Team Award: "For Substantial Improvements to SeaBASS."

From the team's nomination: The SeaWiFS Bio-optical Archive and Storage System (SeaBASS) is a key component of the services performed by the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) in the OEL, Code 616. ... Recently, significant improvements to SeaBASS have been completed. The underlying infrastructure has been modernized by integrating SeaBASS with the Ocean Data Processing System (ODPS). This has the added benefit of unifying SeaBASS data ordering and distribution with ODPS. ... A new capability, Visual SeaBASS, has been substantially completed. Visual SeaBASS is the in-water apparently optical properties (AOP) processor needed to produce validation data for AOP products ... . Finally, the data submission protocols and documentation requirements were revamped to aid users in providing complete data sets to the archive. By these developments, the team continues to maintain SeaBASS as the premier archive and distribution center for ocean in situ data."


Posted: August 3, 2022, 1:10 PM