IG Global Water Information - RDA 10th Plenary meeting

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Meeting title:

Open working session of the Global Water Information Interest Group

A short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group:

The Global Water Information Interest Group (GWIIG) enables communication among RDA WGs and IGs focused on both technical eInfrastructure aspects (e.g. brokering; metadata and catalogs, dynamic data citation) and on related research domains (e.g. geosciences, agriculture, biodiversity) that are pertinent to water and water data. The group also provides a coordination mechanism across a wide group of water information stakeholders, in particular those not previously involved in the efforts of the active OGC/WMO Hydrology group on water data standardization. Recent and current areas of interest are: 
• Dynamic data citation in water
• Vocabularies in water, particularly for freshwater quality measurements
• Water data discovery and water data portals
• Water data rescue

Additional links to informative material related to the group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc:

Group page: 

Notes from recent telecon on water data discovery and water portals / catalogs:

Portals compilation: 

OGC Hydrology Domain Working Group wiki:

...Including RDA specific resources:

Meeting objectives:

The objectives of the meeting are:
• to recap on recent discussions across various areas of interest, 
• to identify priorities for the task forces in these areas,
• to strengthen connections with experts from other relevant IGs and WGs, 
• to identify aspects of the work for development into future Working Groups.

Meeting agenda:

• Summary of recent activity, including OGC HydroDWG workshop in June 2017 (10 minutes): Ilya Zaslavsky, others
• Water portals and water data discovery (25 minutes): Ilya Zaslavsky
• Water chemistry vocabs, and links to Vocabularies IG (25 minutes): Sylvain Grellet (remotely)
• Dynamic data citation in water (10 minutes): Matt Fry
• Data rescue in water, and links to Data Rescue IG (10 minutes): Matt Fry, Elizabeth Griffin
• Summary and actions from the meeting

Target audience:

The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in water data, in particular the above topics. In preparation for the discussions please bring any examples of data discovery approaches, water data portals, water vocabularies, examples of data rescue in the water domain. Please also bring along new ideas for the group to consider.

Group chair serving as contact person: Matt Fry

Type of meeting: Working meeting

Session Room: Mansfield 8

Session Time:  Thursday 21 September, Breakout 8, 11:00 - 12:30

Collaborative session notes:



Session slides and materials:

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