Open Climate Data Repository

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This group will assess the current state of the art in data governance practices and standards for climate data in multiple countries with the intention of ultimately implementing an Open Climate Data Repository (OCDR). Implicit in OCDR are metadata and data access recommendations. This includes making data semantically searchable and accessible with a focus on Linked Open Data publication and consumption. This group is inherently multi-disciplinary with a combined focus on science and technology that spans several ESIP focus areas.


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Get Involved

  • Contact Chair:
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Related Group and Activities

  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
  • Geospatial Consortium that provide data access standards like Web Map Service (WMS)

and Web Coverage Service (WCS)

Standards and Contacts

  • Ted Habermann is the chair of the XML management group and several project teams for

ISO 19115 (the geospatial metadata standard) as part of the ISO/TC 211

  • OGC - George Percivall, OGC CTO There last testbed, Testbed 11, focused on Urban Climate Resilience

Presentations and Links

Science helping the data to help the science - David Arctur

Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States (SHELDUS)
run by the Hazard & Vulnerability Research Institute contains county-level hazard loss
data set for the U.S. for 18 different natural hazard events types.

The Social Vulnerability Index for the United States - 2006-10
also produced by the Hazard & Vulnerability Research Institute

OGC Testbed 11 focused on Urban Climate Change

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