This collection holds a set of 50 user scenarios collected from end-user scientists that detail the specific cyberinfrastructure (CI) challenges and barriers that those geoscientists experience. The scenarios were collected by the Use Case Working Group within the National Science Foundation-funded EarthCube geosciences cyberinfrastructure program. The purpose of the user scenarios was to understand the CI needs and priorities of the geosciences community. In interviews, geoscientists were asked to describe their research, and identify those parts that were difficult or impossible in a way that new or better CI could help. These user scenarios are structured, thorough, in-depth expressions of how each scientist does his or her work, and what the pain points are CI might be able to address.
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