SPG Agenda, July 15, 2008

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

July 15, 2008 NASA ESDSWG SPG meeting –

8:30am - 5:15pm


Outreach and Connections

  • Introduction & Background - Richard Ullman (8:30am)

  • MEASURES & New Missions - Projects talks (8:45am – 12:00pm with mid morning break)
    • Deborah Smith (for Frank Wentz) – “Distributed Information Services: Climate/Ocean Products for Earth Research (DISCOVER) “
    • Rob Raskin – “SWEET”
    • Brian Beckley (for Richard Ray) – “Integrated Multi-Mission Ocean Altimeter Data for Climate Research”’
    • Karl Benedict – “Time-enabled WMS”
    • Karen Zanter & Brian Sauer (USGS EROS) – “LDCM Data Processing and Archive Segment”
    • Richard Ullman (GOES-R) – “GOES-R Metadata”

  • Oceans Session (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
    • Ken Casey (NOAA NODC)- “Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission – Standards Adoption Through Negotiation”
    • Ed Armstrong (NASA JPL) - “Data and Metadata Standards for the GHRSST Project: Present and Future”
    • Ann Ball, IOOS DMAC - “ IOOS DMAC Standards Process and Lessons Learned”

  • Discussion with Frank Lindsey – Clarifying the HQ Endorsement Process (4pm-4:30pm)
    • Coordination with NASA Standards Website

  • GEOSS SIF with Siri Jodha Khalsa (4:30-5:15pm)
    • What does it mean if a standard shows up in the standards registry?
      • What kind of vetting/review has taken place?
      • Is there proof of at least 2 implementations?
      • Is there info on how widely used (or not widely used) the standard is
    • How does the SIF work with the regional SIFs?

  • Discussion – how should the SPG identify vetted, widely used standards for potential SPG adoption?