The User and the GEOSS Architecture XVI - Boulder

Workshop Theme: "Regional Decisions for Climate Change"

September 21 and 22, 2007, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Workshop Agenda and acronymn list.
A description of the workshop is available.
The workshop is also on the IEEE/GRSS website
Workshop was held in conjunction with the OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings.

Day 1: 21 September 2007

Day 2: 22 September 2007

Boulder Workshop Chairs:

  • David Arctur, OGC II
  • Peter Backlund NCAR/UCAR
  • Ron Birk, Northrop Grumman
  • Ben Domenico, Unidata/UCAR
  • Al Gasiewski, IEEE/Univ. of Colorado
  • Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa, CIRES

Workshop Series Chairs

  • Jay Pearlman IEEE
  • Ian Dowman, ISPRS
  • George Percivall, OGC



Day 1: 21 September 2007

Session 1: Opening

Session 2: Regional Effects of Climate Change

 Session 3: Use of EO in Regional Decisions 

Session 4: GEOSS Architecture and Open Interoperability

Session 5: Interoperability Demonstrations

  • Demonstration: Decision support client access to water resource and climate change data including IPCC Data Distribution Centers. Tom Whitenack, SDSC and GEO AI Pilot and Gerry Creager, Texas A&M University
  • Demonstration: Impact of regional climate change for biodiversity Stefano Nativi, IMAA/CNR and GEO IP3. Link to the demonstration contains the GBIF demo videos and the useful codec to play one of them.

Session 6: Break-out sessions and Session 7: Summary of Breakout Sessions

Session Leads and Rappateurs
A. Stan Morain, ISPRS/ University of New Mexico and Al Gasiewski, IEEE/Univ. of Colorado
B. Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa, IEEE/Univ of Colorado and Ted Habermann, NOAA
C. David Arctur, OGCii and Ben Domenico, Unidata/ UCAR

Session 8: Keynote

Session 9: Panel Discussion: The role of GEOSS in Enabling Decisions regarding Regional Climate Change

  • Moderator: Peter Backlund, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Cindy Domenico, Boulder County Commissioner and URISA
  • Gary Geller, JPL - The Model Web for Ecological Forecasting
  • Breakout session reports