Expected WaterHUB Capabilities

  • Decision tools for end users through a web browser interfaces
  • Support for tool development
  • User interfaces for tools and data applications, targeting research and public consumption of information
  • Large disk storage for datasets
  • Repository to store "scenarios" and an easy for users to search and find scenarios based on keywords
  • Track usage of tools, contributions, online presentations, training and educational material, etc.
  • Web browser access to the site's content by end users
  • Support user interaction, including an easy way for users to provide feedback, comment and rank contents and tools
  • Support potentially 10s of thousands of end users (e.g., farmers) making inquiries, browsing and downloading images, documents, and data
  • Support user profiles
  • Support online interactive tools and visualization delivered via web browser interfaces
  • Facilitate user contributed tools, learning material, online presentation, podcasts, course related materials (assignments, projects, lectures)
  • Work in progress to integrate large data management and access (being developed by DRINET hub)
  • Support user reviews, rating, tagging, and profiles
  • Support citation of contributions
  • Support collaboration through sharing of tools, data, and other contents, group space (wiki, forum)
  • Provide user support, including a ticket system, feedback, Q&A, knowledgebase, poll, etc.