The GALEON OGCnetwork provides an intellectual commons for continued work on GALEON (Geo-interface to Atmosphere, Land, Earth, Ocean, NetCDF). For the first year, GALEON existed as an OGC WCS Interoperability Experiment (IE) for implementing and testing clients and servers for WCS gateways to netCDF datasets.
The objectives of GALEON Phase 2 include:
- Defining and Adopting a "WCS Profile" for CF-netCDF as a WCS encoding format
Current Draft Outline WCS CF-netCDF Profile:
- Expanding the set of WCS clients, servers, and datasets available for interoperability testing
See the Pointers to Datasets page in the list below.
- Collaborating closely with the OGC GEOSS Services Network (GSN) and the GMLJP2 initiative.
- Developing OGC catalog services (CSW) to complement the WCS interface on GALEON servers.
Starting CSW/THREDDS initiative at George Mason University.
Item 1, the CF-netCDF WCS profile, is the top priority and the target is to have it adopted at the June meeting of the OGC Technical Committee.
Background information on GALEON IE Phase 1 is available at: