Outputs and Activities:
Data Sharing
Capacity Building
Science and Technology
User Engagement
Gap Analysis

GEO Task ID-03: Science and Technology in GEOSS

Extended Task Sheet:
Science and Technology — Key Activities


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Activity 1: Engage with science and technology communities with the goal to promote GEOSS and encourage contributions to the development and implementation of GEOSS Q1 2009On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 1.1: Engage science communities in the development of EO-based services that support sustainable development, including the Sustainable Development Goals. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 1.2: Encourage the incorporation of new technology in observing systems. Q1 2012On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 1.3: Develop a framework for the transition of relevant research infrastructures to sustained operation. Q1 2012On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 2: Maintain a portfolio of compelling examples illustrating the contribution of science and technology to GEOSS and the value of GEOSS for science and research Q1 2009On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 2.1: Populate a GEOSS Science and Technology Portfolio with compelling examples demonstrating the added value of GEOSS for science and technology communities, with particular focus on examples that illustrate the link between GEOSS and information needs for sustainable development. Q1 2009On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 2.2: Produce multi-media publications of the GEOSS Science and Technology Portfolio illustrating the relevance of GEOSS and EOs for solving urgent societal issues. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress
Activity 3: Expand and maintain a GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Network e.g. through regular workshops Q1 2011On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 3.1 Continue the sequence of high-level GEOSS S&T Stakeholder Workshops Q1 2011Q4 2015In Progress
Activity 3.2 Develop a GEOSS S&T (annual) Newsletter focused on international S&T organization supporting knowledge creation for sustainable development. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 4: Organize special sessions on GEOSS at major meetings and document these sessions in a web-based system. Develop and maintain a GEOSS Science and Technology Service Suite to support interactions with science and technology communities O1 2009On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 4.1: Organize special sessions on GEOSS and side events on GEO at major meetings. Q1 2009On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 4.2: Continue the development of the GSTSS, including an extensive utility for feedback from S&T communities on GEOSS, EO-related services, and data sets. Q1 2011On-goingIn Progress
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Activity 4.3: Develop a high-level prospectus for a series of SBA-specific major conferences. Q1 2009On-goingIn Process
Activity 5: Maintain the User Requirement Registry (URR) and ensure that S&T needs of GEOSS and its users are captured in the URR. Q1 2012On-goingIn Progress 
Activity 5.1: Develop a concept of a knowledge base for the definition and documentation of socio-economic and environmental information needs (SEE IN Knowledge Base) accross all societal sectors and topics, including those represented by the nine SBAs and the theme Tasks, that also supports the development of blue-prints for processes related to knoweldge creation, including model webs. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress
Activity 5.2: Transition the URR to the SEE IN Knowledge Base Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress
Activity 5.3: Develop a concept for a collaborative platform which can facilitate the engagement of Task Teams and CoPs in capturing information needs and developing blue-prints. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress
Activity 5.4: Develop blueprints for the derivation of essential variables based on overarching goals and targets. Q1 2014On-goingIn Progress

Last edited 02 December 2016

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