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Geospatial IG – Plenary 8

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    Peter Baumann

    This page documents presentations and discussion at the 8th Plenary in Denver, USA, 2016-sep-16.


    • Welcome – Peter Baumann
    • Updates on Geospatial IG  – Suchith Anand (presented by Peter Baumann)
    • Updates on Open Geospatial Science – Vision 2030 – Suchith Anand (presented by Peter Baumann)
    • EarthServer: federating datacubes intercontinentally – Peter Baumann
    • Open discussions on Ideas for new WGs (eg in Transport Data)
    • Open discussions on Ideas for Training programs for Geospatial Data Science
    • Open discussions on Ideas for specific actions in Geospatial IG
    • Open discussions on expanding links with OGC


    With 18 present, the following items were discussed:

    • Updates on Geospatial IG
    • Open Geospatial Science:
      • slide set
      • Peter Baumann reconfirms advantages of open science, but says “open vs closed” is not the only dimension to be considered: software is not per se good and useful (producing correct results, eg) because it is open, and privacy concerns my sometimes restrict openness.
      • response regarding OSGeo – Peter Baumann
    • EarthServer: federating datacubes intercontinentally:
    • New WGs:
      • discussion about Transport Data WG; several in the room are interested.
      • action item Peter Baumann: liaise all interested by email
    • further agenda items: no more discussion took place.





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