WG Fisheries Data Interoperability RDA 9th Plenary meeting

Meeting title

Metadata needs for fisheries data interoperability

Short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group: 

This will be the first meeting of this (proposed WG), and participation form other WG members with an interest in data harmonization, exchange and standardization is most welcome. 

Introduction; this WG aims to support the development of standards and software that facilitate the understanding of fisheries data; their quality, provenance, and re-usability (data can be confidential). In addition, it seeks to propose means to analyse data across domain; e.g. within a spatial or socio-economic context.

The objectives of this meeting are to provide an overview of, and develop a work-plan for:
1. Data formats, existing and proposed, in the fisheries domain (with a focus on (by)catch recording and spatial data integration)
2. Data exchange needs driving the harmonization, 
3. Data access and storage management; existing solutions and development proposals 

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

TBD; case statement is not yet formally approved by RDA.

Meeting objectives

1. Endorsement of WG case statement and Co-chairs, and adopt WG Work plan
2. Inventory of relevant data initiatives and the standards used to exchange fisheries related information;
3. Identification of several data intensive initiatives that the RDA WG will follow with comments and advice;
4. Establish liaison with other RDA WG's

Meeting agenda

1. Introduction of the WG and its co-chairs
2. WG workplan and actions; 
3. Showcases; 3 examples of existing support projects / platforms for fisheries data interoperability
4. WG workplan; define or identify contributors

Audience: 

Fisheries data managers
Metadata managers and developers; fisheries and spatial metadata management
Infrastructure managers; data access and storage; repositories and registries
Data policy scientists; data governance and exchange policy implementation

Group chairs serving as contacts: Anton Ellenbroek

Group maturity: 0-6 months

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