The SEDAC User Working Group (UWG) provides ongoing advice and guidance regarding SEDAC activities and plans. Its responsibilities include reviewing SEDAC’s progress and performance, representation of user community perspectives in the development of SEDAC products and services, recommendation of specific data products and services to NASA and SEDAC, and provision of strategic guidance to NASA and SEDAC on objectives, priorities, target user communities, implementation approaches, and other issues. UWG members represent a broad range of social and natural science disciplines and other user groups from the public and private sectors. A SEDAC project scientist serves as executive secretary for the UWG.
User Working Group Chair
Barbara Ryan, Retired, former Secretariat Director, Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
User Working Group Executive Secretary
Susana Adamo, SEDAC Lead Project Scientist, CIESIN