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Dr Stephen Richard

Professional title: 
IT Specialist/IT Architect
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Geoinformatics, Geology
Other (professional title): 
Geoinformatics consultant
Organization name: 
U. S. Geoscience Information Network
Organization type: 
Other (please specify) - obligatory
City: 
Tuscon
Country: 
United States

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Geologic mapping, background in geoscience and electrical engineering, now focused on geoscience data management and interoperability. Work on USGS-AASG Science Language Technical Team, USGS-AASG North American Geologic Map Data model, prototype National Geologic Map Database, and NCGMP09 simplified geologic map data model; IUGS CGI GeoSciML XML interchange format for geologic data and associated Vocabularies for instance population; ISO 19115-3 modular XML implementation of ISO19115-1 metadata conceptual model. Develop architecture and supervise the implementation of US DOE National Geothermal Data System. 1992-2016 Research Geologist then Chief of Geoinformatics section, Arizona Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ 2016--2018 Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA) Data Facility, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, work on integrated metadata catalog, database for geochemical data, and data management processes. Work on Data Discovery Hub Catalog for data discovery in the NSF EarthCube program. 2018-- Independent contractor, continue work on Data Discovery Hub (now Data Discovery Studio), EarthCube Resource Registr4y, Ontology for supporting the LOOP3D Geology data project; Work with Minerva Enterprises in Vancouver Canada on applications of vocabularies and ontology to solve geoscience problems in mineral exploration and hazard assessment.





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