Ron Weaver

Coordinator, Projects and Programs


M.Sc., University of Colorado, 1976
BSc., University of Colorado, 1970


Data management and administration

Recent Highlights

Principal Investigator and Manager, NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC)
Scientific Manager, NSIDC

Current Roles

PI, NASA Snow and Ice Distributed Active Archive Center
The DAAC is NASA's single largest earth sciences data management program at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Center manages satellite derived snow and ice data products from four NASA Earth Observing System sensors in the visible/infrared and passive microwave spectra. These data are used by earth scientists internationally to monitor the Earth's cryosphere.


  • Earth Science Data Systems Working Group (NASA) Metrics Group 2004–present
  • Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Member, International Glaciologcal Society


Duerr, R., M. A. Parsons, and R. Weaver. 2006. A New approach to preservation metadata for scientific data - A real world example. IGARSS, 10.1109/IGARSS.2006.83.

Collins, S. R., W. Meier, J. Wolfe, D. Scott, A. Leon, and R. Weaver. 2005. What about sea ice? Poster presentation at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Kaminski, M., R. Weaver, M. Marquis, and W. Meier. 2004. Cryospheric products from Earth Observing System satellites at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium.

Parsons, M.A., R. L. Weaver, R. Duerr, and R. G. Barry. 2004. Data management considerations for the International Polar Year. EOA Trans. Supplement: Vol. 85(47) F442, C23B-0.

Related Resources

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)


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