Advisory Committee

The OpenTopography Advisory Committee represents OpenTopography users and partners and provides valuable input on decisions related to OpenTopography priorities for data ingestion, interoperability relationships, algorithm and tool deployment, and collaborations. Members serve a three-year term with the committee chair elected from within. The committee meets one to two times per year.

Bill Barnhart
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Iowa


Nicole M. Gasparini
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Tulane University


Roman DiBiase (NCALM SC chair, rep to OT AC)
Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
Leah Wasser
Earth Lab
University of Colorado, Boulder


Marin Clark
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Michigan


Robert Sare (Student representative)
Department of Geological Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Past Committee Members

Jason Stoker, USGS
David Tarboton, Utah State University
David Phillips, UNAVCO
David Sandwell, Scripps Inst. of Oceanography, UCSD
Sharon Bywater-Reyes (Student Representative, University of Montana), now faculty University of Northern Colorado
Howard Butler, Hobu, Inc.
Stephen DeLong, US Geological Survey
Paola Passalacqua, The University of Texas at Austin
Nancy Glenn, Boise State University
Doug Yule, CSU Northridge


Committee Meetings and Reports

Winter 2018 Advisory Committee telecon Committee Meeting Report, January 31, 2018

Spring 2014 Advisory Committee Meeting at Arizona State University: Committee Meeting Report, May 5-6, 2014

Fall 2013 Advisory Committee Conference Call

Spring 2011 Advisory Committee Meeting: April 22nd at Arizona State University. Advisory Committee Report, April 22nd, 2011

Spring 2010 Advisory Committee Meeting: June 4th, at San Diego Supercomputer Center. Advisory Committee Report, June 4th, 2010