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Wellington 2012 Face-To-Face Meeting

Dates

The meeting is scheduled from 13th to 17th August 2012

Meeting location

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The meeting venue is at GNS Science's building at 1 Fairway Drive, Lower Hutt, about 16 km north of Wellington city centre.

https://maps.google.co.nz/maps?q=1+Fairway+Drive,+Lower+Hutt,+Wellington&hl=en&ll=-41.19561,174.933028&spn=0.025382,0.053215&sll=-41.244772,172.617188&sspn=51.398007,108.984375&oq=1+Fairway&hnear=1+Fairway+Dr,+Avalon,+Lower+Hutt+5011,+Wellington&t=m&z=15

Accommodation

The following hotels are located in Wellington's city centre and are close to many good dining options, retail shops, banks etc. Shared taxis are recommended to get to/from the GNS Science building each day.

Hotel Novotel Wellington http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3276-novotel-wellington/index.shtml

Hotel Ibis Wellington http://www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-3049-ibis-wellington/index.shtml

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor http://www.ghihotels.com/hgc/JamesCookWellington/hotels.aspx

Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel http://www.distinctionwellington.co.nz/


Confirmed Attendees

  • OliverRaymond (Geoscience Australia) - 13 - 17 August (Novotel)
  • Michael Sexton (Geoscience Australia) - 13 - 14 August
  • MarkRattenbury (GNS Science) 13 - 17 August
  • EricBoisvert (Geological Survey of Canada) 13-17 August (Novotel)
  • AlistairRitchie (Landcare Research) 13 - 15 August (Soil meeting 16-17) (Novotel)
  • GuillaumeDuclaux (CSIRO) 13 - 17 August (but part-time with some activities at GNS Science)
  • TimDuffy (BGS) 13-17 August (Novotel)
  • JouniVuollo (GTK) 13-17 August (Novotel)
  • DanielCassard (BRGM) 13-15 August (Novotel)
  • JohnLaxton (BGS) 13-17 August (Novotel)
  • BruceSimons (CSIRO) 13-15 August (Soil meeting 16-17) (Novotel)
  • Soren Haubrock (GNS Science, observer) 13 - 17 August
  • Alexander Kmoch (GNS Science, observer) 13 - 17 August
  • SteveRichard (AZGS, USGIN) 13-17 August (Travelodge Wellington)

Joint Soil/Geology Workshop

  • RobertGibb (Landcare Research) 15 August (Soil meeting 16-17)
  • Pierre Roudier (Landcare Research) 15 August (Soil meeting 16-17) (Novotel)
  • David Medyckyj-Scott (Landcare Research) 15 August (Soil meeting 17)
  • Allan Hewitt (Landcare Research) 15 August (Soil meeting 16-17)
  • Peter Wilson (CSIRO) 15 August (Soil meeting 16-17)


Agenda

MeetingMinutes

Monday

AM
  • Mark Rattenbury – welcome and house keeping
  • Round robin, review of progress
    • CGI Council report
    • CGI Reference Dataset
    • GeoSciML v3 implementations and applications including 1GG client for GeoSciML 3 age and lithology queryable WFS 2 services
PM
  • GeoSciML Portrayal implementations and applications
  • INSPIRE core model
  • Report from ESRI meeting “to collectively discuss and guide the creation of a demonstration prototype, for geological map exchange”
  • GML-nil - Simon Cox's proposal to formalise a generic method of marking null values in GML


Tuesday

AM
  • EarthResourceML
    • status report, including INSPIRE developments
    • vocabularies
    • future plans

PM
  • Vocabulary services
    • presentation from Guillaume Duclaux on SISSVoc
  • geosciml.org websites – ongoing maintenance
    • www.geosciml.org, resource.geosciml.org, schemas.geosciml.org
      • define which documents need adding to the GeoSciML website
      • schematron rules - feedback to Marcus Sen needed ASAP
      • instance documents - need to be checked that there are no inconsistencies between docs from different organisations
      • link to example database

  • OGC and GeoSciML - MOU - discussion for feedback to CGI Council

Wednesday

SoilMeetingMinutes

AM
  • 09:00 - 13:00 Joint Soil and Geology Information Session
    • 9:00 - 9:20 How soil scientists use geology data. (Pierre Roudier)
    • 9:20 - 9:40 Overview of soil information modelling activities (Bruce Simons)
      • OzSoilML, ISO Soil Quality, INSPIRE Soil, GlobalSoilMap.net
    • 9:40 - 10:00 Overview of the Global Soil Map Cyberinfrastructure (Robert Gibb)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 - Break
    • 10:30 - 12:00 Discussion - establishing geospatial and vocabulary services:
      • 10:30 - 10:55 What technology, governance and maintenance is GeoSciML using and how? (OllieRaymond)
      • 10:55 - 11:20 What technology, governance and maintenance is OneGeology using and how? (TimDuffy)
      • 11:20 - 12:00 What can the IUSS and IUGS do together to deploy services? (Peter Wilson/John Laxton)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Discussion - interaction between GeoSciML, GroundWaterML and SoilML:
      • 12:00 - 12:40 Consistent use of patterns – are there changes required to allow better use between overlapping domains? (Bruce Simons/Eric Boisvert) 40 mins
      • 12:40 - 13:00 The GlobalSoilMap.net strategy – is it of interest to CGI-IWG? (Robert Gibb)
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
PM
  • 2.00 – 5.30pm OneGeology Technical Working Group meeting

7.30 pm Combined GeoSciML /TWG/SoilML dinner at D4 on Featherston | Irish Bar & Restaurant - good range of craft beers, regional wines and upmarket pub food http://www.d4.co.nz/

Located at Level 1, 143 Featherston St, within 5 minutes walk of the Novotel hotel - see map:

http://maps.google.co.nz/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=D4+on+Featherston&sll=-41.284708,174.776559&sspn=0.012899,0.01929&ie=UTF8&hq=D4+on+Featherston&hnear=&ll=-41.284708,174.776559&spn=0.012899,0.01929


Thursday

AM PM
  • OGC and GeoSciML (continued from Tuesday PM)
    • v3.x or v4?
    • setting up of OGC GeoSciML v3.1+ SWG
    • Fast track v3.x (v4?) – Draft OGC standard documentation for GeoSciML 3.x including conformance classes, schematron

Friday

AM
  • OGC discussions continued...
  • GeoSciML v3.1 or v4 changes, including, but not limited to:
    • GeologicFeature /classifier - multiple cardinality?
    • Geomorphologic "activity"
    • The geomorphologicFeature model and its relation to GeologicUnit types
    • Discussion on proposed v4 based on refactoring v3 packaging from use-case perspective rather than current geosciences domain perspective resulting in defined conformance classes and packaging
PM

  • Wellington attendees photo, with Alex Malahoff (Chief Exec, GNS):
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