2017 GABBs Project Highlights
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11 Feb 2018 | Contributor(s):: Carol Song
This document highlights the GABBs project activities and accomplishments in 2017. GABBs is a National Science Foundation supported Data Infrastructure Building Blocks implementation project that has extended the HUBzero software stack with geospatial data and...
Cloud-enabling a Collaborative Research Platform: The GABBs Story
26 Oct 2017 | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam, Rob Campbell, Derrick Kearney, Leif Delgass, Larry Biehl, Lan Zhao, Carolyn A Ellis, Carol Song
Modern cyberinfrastructures typically involve tightly integrated compute, storage and web application resources. They also form the basis of science gateways, which add their own science-specific processing or visualization capabilities. While some science gateways are intended as the central...
Developing Open Source Geospatial Data Analysis Building Blocks Software
26 Oct 2017 | Contributor(s):: JIngbo Wu
This is an article published at Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research by Jingbo Wu describing his summer intern work as part of the GABBs project.
An open source geospatial cyberinfrastructure for interdisciplinary collaboration and broader engagement
26 Oct 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Carol Song
Solving complex global problems demands that researchers from different disciplines work together, and their analytical tools, models and datasets interoperate. This is especially true in the context of sustainability. For instance, multiple goals of the United Nations Sustainable Development...
MyGeoHub Geospatial Gateway
26 Oct 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam, Lan Zhao, Rob Campbell, Derrick Kearney, I Luk Kim, Jaewoo Shin, Larry Biehl, Wei Wan, Carol Song
MyGeoHub is a science gateway for researchers working with geospatial data. Based on the HUBzero cyberinfrastructure framework, it provides general-purpose software modules enabling geospatial data management, processing and visualization. Termed “GABBs” (Geospatial Data Analysis...
21 Oct 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam
This video demonstrates the features of the GABBs iData data management building block such as automatic metadata extraction and geospatial file preview. It also walks through how iData files can be used in both hub tools and publications.
GABBs Installation from Open-source Packages
26 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam
This document contains instructions for installing the various GABBs components either onto a existing hub or in your own infrastructure from scratch.
GABBs AWS CloudFormation Template
04 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam
This CloudFormation template can be used to setup a complete GABBs-enabled HUBzero hub installation on Amazon Web Services' Cloud Computing platform.By using this template JSON file in conjunction with the AWS' CloudFormation web interface, a user can be up and running with a working...
GABBs - Reusable Geospatial Data Analysis Building Blocks for Science Gateways
31 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Lan Zhao, Carol Song, Rajesh Kalyanam, Larry Biehl, Rob Campbell, Leif Delgass, Derrick Kearney, Wei Wan, Jaewoo Shin, I Luk Kim, Carolyn A Ellis
Science gateways have gained wide adoption in recent years as an effective platform for a lower barrier entry to computational resources, research collaboration, dissemination of scientific data, applications and publications, online education, and community engagement. Although multiple portal...
Start Your Own GABBs Hub in AWS
25 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam
This video illustrates the use of an AWS CloudFormation template to deploy a GABBs-enabled HUBzero instance in Amazon Web Services (AWS).Using this approach, any user can be up and running with a fully featured, functional hub instance with geospatial data management, and processing and...
2016 GABBs Project Highlights
26 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Carol Song
This is a document that highlights the new development and engagement activities of the GABBs project in 2016. This DIBBs implementation project develops geospatial data analysis building blocks in the HUBzero Scientific Collaboration Platform to enable researchers and educators to create...
Demonstration of the Crop Calendar Prototype using PyMapLib
12 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Carol Song
This short video demonstrates the concept of a crop calendar tool. This is only an early prototype. Further development will be necessary to meet the user requirements.
PyMapLib Tutorial Tool
30 Aug 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jaewoo Shin
Step-by-step tutorial for new users of PyMapLib library
Flow Extent Viewer
21 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jaewoo Shin
Flow Extent Viewer
Integrating OPeNDAP With HUBzero
29 Jul 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Arjun Bagla
The OPeNDAP data access protocol supports subsetting and aggregation of several geospatial data formats.Integration with HUBzero tools that support the OPeNDAP protocol enables them to only request file metadata and specific subsets of the file as required rather than store the entire file...
Integrating HUBzero and iRODS: Geospatial Data Management for Collaborative Scientific Research (iRODS User Group Meeting, 2016)
09 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Rajesh Kalyanam, Rob Campbell, Sam Wilson, Pascal Meunier, Lan Zhao, Betsy A Hillery, Carol Song
Geospatial data is now increasingly used with tools in diverse fields such as agronomy, hydrology and sociology to gain a better understanding of scientific data. Funded by the NSF DIBBS program, the GABBS project seeks to create reusable building blocks aiding researchers in adding geospatial...
02 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Hou-Jen Ko
Construct interactive maps
GABBs Python Maps Library: PyMapLib
09 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wei Wan, Lan Zhao, Jaewoo Shin, Carol Song
As a part of the NSF funded Geospatial Data Analysis Building Blocks (GABBs) project, PyMapLib is designed as a generic framework for geospatial data visualization to support scientific computation and data tools. Based on a diverse set of use cases, the primary goal of PyMapLib is to lower the...
Remote Sensing Analysis on HUBzero
16 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Larry Biehl
MultiSpec is a remote sensing analysis tool being developed on MyGeoHub.org as part of the Geospatial Analysis Building Blocks (GABBs) NSF-funded and the IndianaView/AmericaView USGS-funded projects. The tool has been adapted from the desktop Macintosh and Windows versions...
The GABBs Report - Building Geospatial Capability in HUBzero
15 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carol Song
Geospatial data are present everywhere today with the proliferation of location-aware computing devices. This is especially true in the scientific community where large amounts of data are driving research and education activities in many domains. Collaboration over geospatial data, for example,...