ESGF Working Groups and Leads:

Working Groups Team Leads and Funding Agencies / Institution Description
1. Stats/Dashboard Working Team Alessandra Nuzzo (CMCC) Statistics related to ESGF user metrics
2. Compute Working Team Ag Stephens (CEDA) and Carsten Ehbrecht (DKRZ) Developing a common Compute Node capability for ESGF - to provide server-side processing
3. Identity Entitlement Access Working Team Philp Kershaw (CEDA) and Rachana Ananthakrishan (DOE) Transitioning ESGF authentication and authorization to OpenID Connect
4. Installation; Containers, and Security Working Team William Tucker (CEDA) and Prashanth Dwarakanath (LiU) Containerized deployment of the components of the ESGF software stack; security scans to identify vulnerabilities in the ESGF software;
5. International Climate Network Working Group, Replication/Versioning, and Data Transfer Working Team Eli Dart (DOE/ESnet), Lukasz Lacinski (DOE), and Stephan Kindermann (DKRZ) Increase data transfer rates between the ESGF climate data centers; replication tool for moving data from one ESGF center to another; ESGF data transfer and enhancement of the web-based download
6. Publication, Quality Control, Metadata, and Search Working Team Sasha Ames (DOE), Katharina Berger (DKRZ), and Guillaume Levavasseur (IPSL) Capability to publish data sets for CMIP and other projects to ESGF; integration of external information into the ESGF portal; Search catalog organization and API
7. User Support and Documentation Working Team Katharina Berger and (DKRZ) Sasha Ames (DOE) User frequently asked questions regarding ESGF-and housed data; document the use of the ESGF software stack