[ESIP-all] Reminder - ESIP IT & Interop Telecon June 02 2010 at 01:00 PM CST

Dr. Rahul Ramachandran rramachandran at itsc.uah.edu
Tue Jun 1 16:56:23 EDT 2010

Rant and Rave Presentation:

“The GEOSS Clearinghouse”

Doug Nebert and Chaowei Phil Yang

The GEOSS Clearinghouse is a common search facility for the 
Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observation (GEO). Through the harvest 
or distributed search of registered metadata catalogues, EO data, 
services, and related resources can be discovered and accessed. Based on 
the GeoNetwork open source project, the GEOSS Clearinghouse supports a 
variety of geospatial standards including CSW, Z39.50, and SRU for 
search, FGDC and ISO metadata, and WMS related OGC standards for data 
access and visualization, as linked from the metadata. We will present 
and demonstrate the clearinghouse and answer questions. The 
clearinghouse is developed through a collaboration between FGDC 
(www.fgdc.gov) and GMU’s Center for Intelligent Spatial Computing (CISC, 

The effort is led by Doug Nebert (FGDC) and Phil Yang (Co-Director of 
CISC). The development is conducted by Hannes Wu, Kai Liu, Zhenlong Li, 
Wenwen Li, Tim Miao. The project is supported by FGDC grant, ESIP 
Products & Services and Air Quality Committees, and NASA Geospatial 
Interoperability grant. The clearinghouse is operating at 

Other Agenda Items:
• ESIP Summer Meeting Technical Workshops (Final Review)
• Schedule:
• Workshops
• Interoperability Standards Outreach Package Development – Status

Call In Info

1. Please join my meeting, Wednesday, June 02 at 01:00 PM CDT.

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. 
Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial 215-383-1008
Access Code: 271-796-120
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Meeting ID: 271-796-120


Rahul Ramachandran Ph.D.
Deputy Editor -  Earth Science Informatics [ESIN]
ESIN: http://www.springer.com/12145
Research Scientist
Information Technology and Systems Center
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899  
Tel: 256-824-5157
Fax: 256-824-5149

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