Presentation on theme: "SIF Status to ADC Co-Chairs"— Presentation transcript:
1SIF Status to ADC Co-Chairs Siri Jodha S. KhalsaSteve Browdy
2SIF AccomplishmentsDevelopment and refinement of SIF workflow process.Identification and deployment of open source workflow system.Design of experts database and definition of requirements for its linkage to the workflow system.Accepted request from GEOSec to be GEOSS interoperability “help desk”:Worked with NASA ECHO services to have them registered properly.Based upon discussions w/ NASA and GMU, researched and decided on terms for Standards register entry associations, based on ebRIM.Formation of Regional Teams.Design of SIF web presence.
3SIF Goals 2009Automate workflow system interoperability with registries.Refine process for review of standards and special interoperability arrangements.Engage the Regional TeamsOutreach to make GEOSS users and participants more aware of the SIF’s role.INSPIRE query regarding catalog service descriptions went to AIPDeploy SIF web presence.
4Registry Submission Review Process Initial ScreeningAll required fields populated properlyAdherence to GEOSS Interoperability PrinciplesStandard is non-proprietary;Standard is “open” meaning is that the specification is accessible by anyone. This does not preclude costs to purchase the standard;Profiles of the standard are provided where required to make the standard specific enough for implementation;Standard is well documented; andStandard has support within at least one user community.Based on the above, either the item is accepted as submitted or submitter is informed that further work is required1. General Review of Standards Registry fields as submittedVerification that all the fields which comprise an item submitted to the Standards Registry are correctly completed., The initial reviewer may also insert additional comments raised in analysing the submitted information.Additionally, requirements on the contributor exist:Commitment to maintain and improve interoperability,Commitment to provide additional information as necessary.
5Registry Submission Review Process, p. 2 Contributes to the overall GEOSS mission?Suitable for wider use within GEOSS? Would wider adoption present any impediments to GEOSS objectives?Applicable to communities or SBAs other than those identified?Should the proposed item be showcased?Should the contributor be made aware of other/similar standards?Recommend that Contributor and/or contributor organisation play a bridging function between GEOSS components and Societal Benefit areas (SBAs)?Inform contributor of complementary organisations wherewith linkages/partnerships may be established?Relationship to entries in the Service & Component Registry, e.g. is the item referenced by many components and services; are there components and/or services in a similar domain that do not use the item?
6Conclusion of Review Process Outputs of the Review Process:Recommendation in status change of item,Feedback to contributor,A set of proposed actions (to be ratified by SIF),Recommendations, notifications to GEO Community,Any additional comments for the attention of the SIF.
7SIF Challenges Getting a broader complement of committed volunteers. Implementing a rating system for standards and special arrangementsBased on usage to indicate successful interoperability endeavors.Making SIF the clearinghouse of interoperability issues for GEOSS.
8Schedule November 2008 SIF workflow system operational SIF website operationalRefinement of SIF review processDecember 2008Engage regional teams in SIF tasksJanuary 2009Start of SIF outreach activitiesFebruary 2009Complete SIF review of existing registry entriesMarch 2009Automate workflow system with Standards Registrydependent on available resources
9IP3 Status to ADC Co-Chairs Siri Jodha S. KhalsaStefano Nativi
10Two-way discussion on interoperability in terms of GEOSS’ broad goals and practical aspects and issues exposed in AIPHow IP3 Fits InHelp w/ InteroperabilityImplementation ExperienceReview of Special ArrangementsAIPSIFMediation CapabilityScenariosProcess RefinementIP3Registries
11IP3 AccomplishmentsAnalysis of cross-discipline interoperability requirements based on 5 user scenariosImplementation of a Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity user scenario offeringAn Ecological Niche Modeling serverAn Ajax based client to interface the ENM serverAccess to Local, Regional and Global climate change datasets (e.g. IPCC and TOPS data)CSW-based discovery service to GBIF Species Distribution data
12IP3 GoalsHost, register and operate the IP3 Mediator component for AIP, including:A community (IP3) clearinghouse Catalogue ServiceInterfaces to numerous disciplinary services based upon interoperability arrangementsThe IP3 Team will participate in interoperability testing of the IP3 Mediator with other registered components and services to assist in the realization of selected SBA scenariosDevelop and register model interoperability arrangements along with specific mediation solutions, advancing concept of “Model Web.”
13Identifying Unmet Needs IP3 will make recommendations where existing standards are not currently meeting the needs of the disciplines includingdraft recommendations to appropriate standards developing organizations based upon the GEOSS "Special Arrangements“ and forward to SIFModel interoperability is ripe area
14IP3 Challenges Integrating with one or more existing portals Engage other multidisciplinary science communitiesDevelop cross-disciplinary use scenariosImplement mediation services to discover and access resources based on special arrangementsExperiment process interoperabilityWorkflow for scientific resources registering, discovery and accessExperiment model servers interoperabilityWorkflow for registering, discovering and accessing model components
15ScheduleNovember 2008New cross-disciplinary use scenarios are designedNew Model resources to be registered and interfaced are recognizedFebruary 2009IP3 Clearinghouse/Mediator fully operationalDemonstration of the new cross-disciplinary use scenariosDemonstration of the new model servers usageProcess interoperability workflow for Scientific resources is described and demonstrated. This is provided as a contribution to the GCI.June 2009Additional cross-disciplinary use scenarios and mediation services