GCI for Water virtual workshop

Training Course
Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
29 Mar 2017

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is hosting a virtual workshop on GEOSS Common Infrastructure (GCI) for Water 29 March 2017, at 14:00 Geneva Time (CET). This session aims to establish a dialogue between the Water Community and the team working on the GEOSS Common Infrastructure with a focus on Earth observations (EO) for Water.   



  • Objectives of the workshop (5Mins – GEO Secretariat)

  • Presentation of Flagships and Initiatives under Water SBA (5 Mins –Initiatives Leaders)

  • Toshio Koike – DIAS (Data Integration and Analysis System)

  • Will Pozzi - GDIS (Global Drought Information System)

  • Angelica Gutierrez, GEOGLOWS (GEO Global Water Sustainability)

  • Steven Greb – Aquawatch (GEO Water Quality Community of Practice)

  • Hannele Savela – GEOCRI (GEO Cold Region Initiative)

GCI overview of the water SBA datasets and related activities

  • Main data providers brokered (5 Mins – GEO Secretariat)

  • Assessment of available resources (5 Mins – GEO Secretariat)

  • GEOSS Portal: water related demo (15 Mins – Guido, ESA)

  • Proposed Customization of the GEOSS Portal for Water View:

  • “What is a View” (5 Mins, Mattia CNR)

  • “Proposed Customization of the GEOSS Portal “(10 Mins Eliana ESA, )

  • Q & A and open discussion (10 Mins)

Engagement with the water community

  • Top 10 priority data portals of reference that GCI should broker for community specialists (20 Mins – Water community)

  • Functionality required to address Flagship and Initiative goals (10 Mins – Flagships and

  • Initiatives leaders)

  • How does your community handle your data? (10 Mins – Open discussion)

  • Do you need a community portal? (10 Mins – Open discussion)

  • Next steps (10 Mins)


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