Training on using the E2O WCI Data Portal

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Course Content: This course will offer an introduction to the eartH2Observe Water Cycle Integrator (WCI) Data Portal available at

Course Objectives: Training the users on how to navigate through the E2O WCI portal: navigate around the map, select indicators by searching, perform some analysis on the selected indicators, download data, and other WCI functionalities.

Why is this topic interesting? With this training we can increase the use of the WCI, build capacity, and furthermore the dissemination of all the available data and tools. Upon completion of this training the users will have increased capacity in efficiently using the portal and its functionalities.

The course includes 3 lessons:
Lesson 1:  GISportal - An Introduction
Lesson 2:  GISportal - External Data and Collaboration
Lesosn 3:  GISportal - Docker Version

The Earth2Observe (E2O) Water Cycle Integrator (WCI) portal takes data that you select and plots it on a map to help you analyse, export and share it.

The WCI portal is an open source project built by Plymouth Marine Laboratory's Remote Sensing Group. The portal builds on the development of several other EU funded projects, past and present, that PML have involvement in. You can find the code on GitHub at 

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Ben Calton
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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
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No fee
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Climate data
Data analysis
Data communication
Data management
Data sharing
Marine data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
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Contact Person(s): 
Ben Calton
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Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data policymaker
Data supporter
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Mid-career research scientist
Research faculty
Research scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)