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Status update on FAIR water data activities

13 FEB 2024

Group(s) submitting the application: 

Global Water Information IG

Meeting objectives: 

We have been quite active since our last group touch base session

Now seems a good time to provide an update on 

All this targetting a collection of Standards and Best Practices to help share water data in the FAIRest way possible.

Meeting agenda: 

Recent activities in the field of providing FAIR Water data practices

FAIR Water Data projects introduction, target, activities : Water4All, OneWater, Monitoring data in research catchment, …

Target Audience: 

Group chair serving as contact person: 

Sylvain Grellet

Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group: 

The Global Water Information IG is the RDA sister group of OGC Hydro Domain Working Group ( Both groups target the creation and update of Standards and Best Practices to exchange water related data.

They have an overlap of members but also allow to put in interaction people from the research domain, non research public organizations in charge of water resources monitoring and private organizations. Which is crucial as water flows regardless of human organizations artefacts.

Type of Meeting: 

Informative meeting

Avoid conflict with the following group (1): 

InteroperAble Descriptions of Observable Property Terminology WG (I-ADOPT WG)

Meeting presenters: 

Sylvain Grellet, Matthew Fry, hopefully Ilya Zaslavsky and Tony Boston

Are you willing to host a second, repeat, session at a different time zone?: