Mrs Barbara Magagna ChairMember since: 05/22/2016 - 22:31
Barbara Magagna holding a master degree in landscape planning and in geoinformatics has 21 years of experience working in the field of GIS, landscape ecology modelling and database management for projects operating at different scales. Her interests and formation moved in the last years also towards ontology engineering and process facilitation, abilities she could already apply in several national and European semantic projects. She had been working for the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, the University of Vienna and from 2007 to 2022 for the Federal Environment Agency as a semantic analyst and database designer. For GO FAIR Foundation she coordination the development of FAIR Enabling Services and Practices such as FAIR Implementation Profiles and M4Ms. She was involved in the Network of Excellence ALTER-Net as facilitator in the development process of the European ontology for ecological observations SERONTO. She has experience as work package lead of WP7 projects related to data management, in the design of UML models and XML schemas in the air quality data reporting area. She is co-developer of the ENVRI Reference Model and has now the lead of the provenance task of ENVRIplus (H2020 project). 2016 she also took over the coordination of EnvThes, a thesaurus of Long Term Ecological Research and Experimental Ecology. She led the FAIR assessment activity of Research Infrastructures in ENVRI-FAIR. Since 2020 she is a PhD students at the University of Twente working on the topic of FAIR variables in environmental sciences. Since 2022 she is the FAIR develoment and Fellowship coordinator at GO FAIR Foundation.