Joan Masó

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Dr Joan Masó

Professional title: 
Researcher
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
GIS
Organization name: 
CREAF
Organization type: 
Academia/Research
City: 
Barcelona
Country: 
Spain

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Professional experience: Since 1995 he is a researcher at CREAF and GIS developer. Co-creator of the MiraMon compressed map and the MiraMon Map Reader idea in 1997; the first MiraMon technology for Internet distribution. Teacher in a RS and GIS master in the UAB. Creator of Remote Sensing imagery visualization and download web data portals. Expert in JPEG2000 format. Previous involvement with professional/scientific bodies: He is an active member of the TC of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) since 2003 (editor OGC 07-057r7 WMTS standard and chair of the Iberian and Latin American Forum). Spanish representative in the ISO19115-1 and ISO 19157. He has coordinated the GeoViQua FP7 project (Visualization of quality information in GEOSS) and participated in FP7 EGIDA and FP7 GEO-PICTURES as well as some other national and local projects related both with remote sensing and geospatial standards and applications. Earth and Space Science Informatics division president in the European Geosciences Union. Member of the GEO Standards and Interoperability Forum, and ID-03 Science and Technology and EC-01 Global Ecosystems Monitoring GEO Tasks. GEO Spain users forum Chair. Publications: Yang X , Blower J D, Bastin L, Lush V, Zabala A, Masó J, Cornford D, Daz P, Lumsden J (2013) An Integrated View of Data Quality in Earth Observation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 371: 20120072. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2012.0072. Masó J, Pons X, Zabala A (2011) Tuning the second-generation SDI: theoretical aspects and real use cases. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2011.620570 Zabala A, A. Riverola, I. Serral, P. Daz, V. Lush, J. Masó, X. Pons, T. Habermann (2013) Rubric-Q: Adding Quality-related Elements to the GEOSS Clearinghouse Datasets. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 6 (3): 1676-1687. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2259580 Masó J, Pomakis K, Juli N (2010) OpenGIS Web Map Tile Service Implementation Standard, v. 1.0.0 Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. Document reference number 07-057r7, http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wmts. Masó J, Pons X, Zabala A (2012) Building the World Wide Hypermap (WWH) with a RESTful architecture. International Journal of Digital Earth. DOI:10.1080/17538947.2012.669414. Relevant projects: QUAlity aware VIsualisation for the Global Earth Observation system of systems (GeoViQua), European Comission. 7th Framework. Coordinator: CREAF Participants: CREAF (Spain), UAB (Spain), 52° North GmbH (Germany), Fraunhofer IGD (Germany), CNR – IIA (Italy), Aston University (UK), University of Reading (UK), CEA - LSCE (France), ESA (France), S[&]t Corporation (The Netherlands), OGCE FP7-ENV-2010-1 265178 3 266 804.00 EUR EGIDA. Coordinating Earth and Environmental cross-disciplinary projects to promote GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) Coordinator: CNR; European Comission. 7th Framework Programmme. Participants: CNR (Italy), IEEE (France), IIASA (Austria), ISPRA (Italy), NILU (Norway), MPI-C (Germany), GKSS (Germany), IVL (Sweden), IJS (Slovenia), NERC (UK), BLB (Norway), DMI (Denmark), CREAF (Spain) FP7-2010-ENV-265124 994 656.00 EUR GMES and Earth Observation with Position-based Image and sensor Communications Technology for Universal Rescue, Emergency and Surveillance management (GEO-PICTURES) Coordinator AnsuR. European Comission. 7th Framework Programmme. Participants: AnsuR Technologies, UNITAR/UNOSAT ;UAB, KONGSBERG SATELLITE SERVICES AS, Johanniter- Unfall-Hilfe e.V., Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, Secretaria do Estado de Ciência e Tecnología do Brasil, D.M.A.T. Consulting e.U. FP7-242390-GEO-PICTURES (FP7-SPACE-2009-1) 3 104 033.00 EUR MONTES: Spanish woodlands and global change: threats and opportunities. Coordinator CREAF CONSOLIDER-Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Participants: CREAF, UB, UdL, CTFC, UGR, UCLM, IRT-URJC, U.Princeton, EBD-CSIC, IJA-CSIC, CCMA-CSIC, CIEMAT. CSD2008-00040. 4 000 000.00 EUR. DinaCliVe. Análisis espaciotemporal de las cubiertas del suelo y del estrés de la vegetación en la P. Ibérica a la luz de medio Siglo (1975-2025) de dinámica climática y sus anomalías Coordinator: UAB Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Participants: UAB, CREAF, University of Maryland, University of Alaska Fairbanks. CGL2012-33927. 186 000.00 EUR





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