Presentation on theme: "EuroGEOSS Implementing the GEOSS Data Sharing Action Plan: Biodiversity."— Presentation transcript:
EuroGEOSS Implementing the GEOSS Data Sharing Action Plan: Biodiversity
Purpose EuroGEOSS addresses multidisciplinary interoperability across forestry, drought, and biodiversity thematic areas. This short presentations demonstrates the process of committing data resources for Biodiversity to the GEOSS Data Sharing Implementation Plan
Biodiversity JRC - Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA), WMS UNEP-WCMC –World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), WFSWorld Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility)Global Biodiversity Information Facility) –Central African Plants, GBIFCentral African Plants –African Biota, WMSAfrican Biota –African Biota, WFSAfrican Biota
GEOSS Data-CORE = documented datasets, for full and open exchange (at no more than the cost of reproduction and distribution) AND unrestricted access (attribution is not a restriction) GEOSS Non-Commercial = full and open exchange BUT access and use restricted to non- commercial purposes GEOSS Other: all other categories including access fees greater than reproduction and distribution Verify GEOSS Data Category
Free of charge Charge > Reproduct. + Distrib. User registration Attribution Any Other Conditions ? Non commercial (ONLY) Add User registration To Condition for Access and Use Add Attribution To Condition for Access and Use Add geossOther To Condition for Access and Use Add geossNonCommercial to Condition for Access and Use Add geossDataCore To Condition for Access and Use Confirm GEOSS data CORE? Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
Conclusions Europe is playing a key role in GEOSS We need to lead by example, and support the GEOSS Data Sharing Principles The process for doing so is not complex, and tools are available to help Above all WE need to make the commitment to make data sharing a reality.
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