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2014

[February 10, 2014] 3rd and 4th GEOSS S&T Stakeholder Workshops to take place in 2014: The 3rd and 4th GEOSS S&T Stakeholder Workshops will take place on Spetember 8-10, 2014 and September 10-12, 2014 respectively, in Norfolk, VA, USA. The 3rd Workshop will focus on the science and quantification of sustainability indicators, while the 4th workshop will consider future technological developments and changes in how users access and use information, and what possible impacts this could have on the design and functionality of the future GEOSS. For more information, see the Workshop Page ...

[January 17, 2014] User needs are a focus of Post-2015 GEO: The Ministerial Summit held in Geneva today provided guidance to GEO for the next decade. One of the five key focus areas of activity is to “Develop a comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge base defining and documenting observations needed for all disciplines and facilitate availability and accessibility of these observations to user communities.” It is expected that the GEOSS User Requirement Registry will play a key role for this activity.


2013

[November 15, 2013] URR available through the GSTSS: The GEOSS User Requirement Registry is now available through the GSTSS. The URR is currently hosted at Old Dominion University. A completely reprogrammed version, URR-2.0, will become available in 2014 as open source utility. Moreover, URR-2.0 will use a redesigned data model that is far more versatile and facilitates new functionality of the URR-2.0. To access the current URR, go to the User Needs Page of the GSTSS ...


2012

[September 26, 2012] GSTSS presented at ICHMET 2012 in Rome, Italy: The GSTSS was presented during a session on interoperability at the 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment (ICHMET 2012), which took place in Rome, Italy on October 24-27, 2012. An extended abstract is included in the Conference Proceedings. The presentation was well received and stimulated a supporting discussion.

[August 31, 2012] A productive 2nd GEOSS Stakeholder Workshop took place: More than 80 representatives of more than 20 international science organizations, United Nations agencies, government agencies, and funding agencies participated in a productive GEOSS S&T Stakeholder Workshop held on August 28-31, 2012 in Bonn Germany. The Workshop reviewed the alignment of GEOSS to the needs of global sustainability research and the agreed-upon goals for sustainable development. The workshop produced three key documents, which are currently finalized for distribution at the GEO Plenary in November. More information on the Workshop is available at the Workshop Web Page ...

[June 29, 2012] 2nd GEOSS Stakeholder Workshop Program available: The draft program of the 2nd GEOSS Stakeholder Workshop, which will take place on August 28-31, 2012 in Bonn, German, is now available. See the program ...

[June 29, 2012] 2nd GEOSS Stakeholder Workshop Program available: The draft program of the 2nd GEOSS Stakeholder Workshop, which will take place on August 28-31, 2012 in Bonn, German, is now available. See the program ...