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Digging Deeper – how do we globally describe, store and interoperate Earth, Space and Environmental Science Data

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    Lesley Wyborn

    Collaborative Notes Link:

    0-10 Minutes (10 minutes): Introduction and getting the virtual system going.

    10-20 Minutes (10 minutes); Review the current status of the ESES IG, including the catalogue, which contains both groups working within ESES, and those that include ESES as part of cross domain initiatives. Invite new additions, particularly from the Global South. 

    20-35 Minutes (15 minutes): Provide 5-minute presentations on the 3 proposed breakout groups: 

    ESES Vocabs;

    ESES Domain Repositories; and 

    ESES FAIR Implementation Profiles (FIPs).

    35-70 Minutes (35 minutes): Breakout sessions discussing:

    ESES IG Vocabularies, Ontologies and other semantic resources that are being developed in support of Earth, Space and Environmental Research: how many are there and can we better harmonise them?

    ESES Domain Repositories – Identify the challenges inherent in the existing workflow between the ESES domain repositories, the publisher, and the researcher.

    ESES FAIR Implementation Profiles(FIPs): who’s doing what, where and how can others access existing FIPs?

    70-85 Minutes (15 minutes): Report back (5 minutes each breakout)

    85-90 Minutes (5 minutes): Wrap up and next steps.

    Additional links to informative material

    International Science Council, 2019. Advancing Science as a Public Good: Action Plan for 2019-2021 ( in particular, pages 20-23).

    Are you willing to hold your session at multiple times to accommodate various time zones?

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    Data Versioning IG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    FAIR Data Maturity Model WG

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Lesley Wyborn

    Meeting objectives

    In particular learn from the Global South about Earth, space and environmental science (ESES) research data infrastructure initiatives in their countries and ensure that they are in the ESIP/RDA catalogue 

    Further develop a catalogue for ESES Vocabularies, Ontologies and other semantic resources

    Explore, discuss, and document the workflow between the ESES researcher, Domain repositories, publisher, and scholarly publication.  Identify where challenges occur and opportunities to improve practices.

    Raise awareness of community ESES FAIR Implementation Profiles (FIPs) that are being developed.

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 2, Breakout 4, Breakout 6, Breakout 8

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