AIP-5 Telecon 2012-05-29 Notes

Draft Agenda

  • Communications for AIP-5
    • E-mail lists - are now established for AIP-5 - Need to remind everyone to sign up to the proper list because they're being used by the WG leaders for communication
      • Capacity Building to be setup
      • Policy for list archives:    
    • AIP-5 Twiki provided by GeoViQua
      • AIP5 twiki is public for reading
      • Requires registration for writing/editing
      • How to register? See presentation on AIP-5 Twiki
      • Working Groups are to establish their space in Twiki
      • Need area for testing process and results (similar to AIP-4)
  • AIP-5 Schedule
    • SBA Scenarios: June 15 (Draft), Sep 1 (Update)
    • Use Cases: July 15 (Draft), Oct 1 (Update)
    • GCI/Broker: June 15 (Test Design), Sept 1 (Run Tests)
    • Client server testing: Sept.
    • SBA Testing: October 1
    • GEO Plenary: November, Brazil.
  • Reports on SBA Topics

    • Disaster WG: Herve Caumont
      • First overall group telecon on May 30, announcement already sent (prior telecons were one on one with CEOS, NASA, etc)
    • Water WG: Matt Austin and Stefan Fuest
      • One more co-chair added (Yoken Smith, New Zealand)
      • Currently working with co-chairs on WG charter. Next step wlll be to reach out to other participants (respondents to CFP)
      • Also looking at querying the broker to see what resources are available that can be used in the water scenario
      • Mention of National Earth Observing Task Force and considering checking which elements of the value chain (models, products, etc) are already in GEOSS
    • Health WG: Ingo Simonis
      • Will follow up with Ingo off-line
    • Agriculture WG: Liping Di
      • Will set up telecon shortly
      • Identified scenario on crop conditions across 3 continents based on input from participants: GMU/USDA, China Academy of Agriculture Science and Spain
    • Energy: Lionel Menard
      • One scenario, and expecting another one (on biomass energy from EnerGEO)
      • Also collecting resources for energy Atlas (check wiki)
      • Next step is to create metadata for catalog and setup client for testing
      • Discussion on client testing: list of clients, matrix, using FGDC Status Checker, testing independent of scenarios first, etc
  • AOB
    • IIB Action to IN-05 on Community Portals and Application Clients
      • Promote Community Portals and Application Clients that can access the GCI

        • To be listed on main GEO Web site: earthobservations.org
        • Desire handling of GEOSS Data-CORE
        • Clients and portals to access GCI via Discovery Broker
      • Launch as helper application
        • Mattia to post Discovery Broker interface document to twiki and send URL to plenary.
        • Mattia agreed that a Sequence Diagram for the helper app use case can be developed in GCI Research WG
      • Initial list in 2 weeks to IIB from IN-05
        • Example Application Client: PYXIS WorldView client.
        • Send message to George to be added to list.
        • Suggestion to keep such a list of clients on the capacity building twiki