CSDMS 2021 Webinars

The Open Modeling Foundation Initiative: an International Partnership for Next Generation Modeling of Human and Earth Systems

Michael Barton

Network for Computational Modeling in Social and Ecological Sciences (CoMSES.Net) and Arizona State University, United States

Proposed in 2018, the Open Modeling Foundation (OMF) initiative aims to establish an international open science community to enable the next generation modeling of human and natural systems. The OMF is envisioned as an alliance of modeling organizations that develops and administers a community-wide open modeling standards and best practices for the social, ecological, environmental, and geophysical sciences. It will support these efforts though informational, data, and technological resources for the scientific communities it serves. This webinar reviews the history of the OMF, its current status, future plans, and how scientists can participate in this initiative.

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Of interest for:
  • Terrestrial Working Group
  • Coastal Working Group
  • Marine Working Group
  • Education and Knowledge Transfer (EKT) Working Group
  • Cyberinformatics and Numerics Working Group
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group
  • Chesapeake Focus Research Group
  • Critical Zone Focus Research Group
  • Human Dimensions Focus Research Group
  • Geodynamics Focus Research Group
  • Ecosystem Dynamics Focus Research Group
  • Coastal Vulnerability Initiative
  • Continental Margin Initiative
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Initiative
  • Modeling Platform Interoperability Initiative
  • River Network Modeling Initiative