Institute For Computational Earth System Science


Action Items From Past Town Meetings

 
Item
Meeting
Lead
Status
Support Windows 98
GSR
Ed
DONE – or, at least, no longer an issue. Windows 2000 has replaced 98 and we don’t know of any problems printing from Windows 2000.
Purchase printer for Windows 98
GSR
Ed
DONE – Windows 2000 seems to have eliminated the need for a printer dedicated to 98.
Update to Reflections for X-windows
GSR
Ed
? – Reflection installs are available upon request (to request).
Seminar series participation 
GSRs
Catherine
DONE - Policy established requiring all faculty to present a seminar every two years and for GSRs to present yearly after one year of participation
Catherine to meet with all new incoming participants.Kathy to determine amount of meetings this would require.
GSR
Catherine/ Kathy
DONE - Catherine will meet new participants at town meetings.
Provide additional space for posters or set policy for poster rotation.
GSR
Kathy
DONE - boards installed 5/00.
Increase ICESS visibility
GSR/
Academic
Ed/
Darla/
Kathy
PENDING RESPONSE FROM PARTICIPANTS AND FM. Research placing flat monitor by elevators on first floor of Ellison.Research having data feed go to Library and to UCen.Spoke with FM and sent e-mail re: 1st floor in 2/01.Sent e-mail to ICESS participants re: providing info for postings in Ucen in 12/00.
Purchase plotter
GSR/
Academic
Ed/
Darla
DONE
Fix request queue so participants can be aware of status and workload
Res. Staff
Ed
DONERequest is up and running again and has a web interface all participants can use to browse the queue.
Increase social contact of participants
Res. Staff
Kathy
Ed
DONE - Held lunch meetings for several months, participants seemed to be mainly from one group.Due to lack of overall participation, stopped holding.Use Town Meeting format in future. 
Create ICESS booklet to provide new employees that addresses administrative and computing items
Res. Staff
Kathy
DONE - 4/20/00
Establish policy on incoming participants and visitors regarding who will inform them of software availability
Res. Staff
Darla/
Ed
DONE - Policy:Booklet will provide information on web pages to reference.Each research group will be asked to inform incoming participants of scientific software specific to their groups.
Place pictures of ICESS participants on the web and in the hallway
Res. Staff
Darla/
Claudia
Hallway - DONE.
Web - Part of web updates taking place in 4/01.
Admin staff to e-mail inside regarding new ICESS participants monthly and create web page highlighting the new participants
Res. Staff
Claudia/ 
Ben
PENDING - Claudia began e-mail 4/3/01.Web page changes part of web updates taking place 4/01.
Create a web page addressing security issues and linking to other on-line sources
Res. Staff
Ed
PENDING – estimate completion by 4/14/01.
Presentation to ICESS participants every 6-months to update on what is going on within ICESS
Res. Staff
Catherine
Catherine will make presentation every March and October
Create listing of expertise with various scientific software packages
Res. Staff
Kathy
DONE - Posted to the web 4/5/01. (Note: far less than 100% response rate).
Replace tree and chroma
Academic
Ed
DONE 
Get the job queuing system up and advertised
Academic
Ed
PENDING – same goal has been accomplished by restricting logins on the job processing systems. Need to discuss whether or not the job queuing system is still needed at the upcoming Town Meeting.
Advertise back-up procedure
Academic
Darla
DONE – reminder for participants to check status of their back-ups sent to inside by Darla on 3/13/01.
Increase space in ICESS
Academic
Kathy
DONE - Step 1 was to divide the term room & move students in to free office 6724.Step 2 (2/01) was to divide main conference room & move Xerox/mailroom into "cubby."Completed 4/4/01


Last Updated: 4/5/2001 webmaster@icess.ucsb.edu