Products and Services

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Chair: Ken Keiser, UAH, Vice-Chair: Tyler Stevens, GCMD

Monthly Teleconference

The Products and Services group has a regular monthly telecon (currently) on 2nd Monday of every month at 3pm EST.

The telecon call-in information for these meetings are below:

Dial: 1-877-668-4493
Access Code: 23140358 #
(WebEx connection information provided as necessary)


The purpose of the Products and Services Testbed is to provide an environment where innovations in prototype standards, services, protocols, and best practices can be explored nd evaluated. The testbed serves as a forum for innovative collaboration across all sectors of the Federation to improve availability and access to our member products and services for mutual benefit.

Enter the ESIP testbed

Committee E-mail List

Meeting & Telecon Minutes:

P&S Monthly Telecon - July 9, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - June 11, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - May 14, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - April 9, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - March 12, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - February 13, 2012
Testbed Session at ESIP Winter Meeting, Jan 6, 2012
P&S Monthly Telecon - December 12, 2011
P&S Montly Telecon - November 7, 2011
P&S Monthly Telecon - October 3, 2011
P&S Monthly Telecon - August 17, 2011
P&S Breakout Meeting at the 2011 Summer Meeting, July 14, 2011
P&S Monthly June 15, 2011
P&S Monthly May 18, 2011
P&S Monthly Apr 20, 2011
P&S Monthly Mar 16, 2011
P&S Monthly Nov 19, 2010
P&S Monthly Oct 15, 2010
P&S Monthly Mar 19, 2010
P&S Monthly Feb 19, 2010
P&S Monthly Dec 4, 2009
P&S Monthly Aug 21, 2009
ServiceExchange Meeting Jul 9, 2009
P&S Monthly Jun 19, 2009
P&S Monthly May 15, 2009
P&S Monthly Apr 17, 2009
P&S Monthly Mar 20, 2009
P&S Monthly Feb 24, 2009
P&S Monthly August 29, 2006
P&S Monthly May 23, 2006
P&S Monthly April 25, 2006
P&S Monthly March 28, 2006

Topics of Interest

Improving metadata compliance within ESIP Federation
Metadata for data quality, services, and provenance
Representation of versioning
Peer-reviewed datasets
Permanent dataset names, parameter names, registries, and identifiers
Metadata harvesting and exchange and associated catalog services
Client access to catalogs
Service quality
Data Quality
Avoiding Duplicate Metadata Records
Federation Inventory

Metadata Clearinghouses for ESIP Products and Services

GCMD ESIP Data Portal
GCMD ESIP Data Services Portal
Geospatial One-Stop

Data Standards

ECHO Data Model
[ISO 19115]