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INSPIRE Conference 2016 - TC #3 Workshop "Implementation and potential of INSPIRE coverage data and WCS"

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Dear All,

INSPIRE Thematic Cluster #3 and EuroGeographics INSPIRE-KEN are organizing the Workshop “Implementation and potential of INSPIRE coverage data and WCS” in the INSPIRE Conference 2016, in Barcelona.

The workshop is scheduled on Friday 30th, from 9:00 to 12:30 h, at room B3 (Venue: Palau de Congressos de Catalunya).

You might find the Abstract and the Workshop description and Agenda here:

http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/events/conferences/inspire_2016/schedule/submissions/328.html

Objectives

  1. Go deep into the most relevant problems related to coverage data and services implementation, from those already identified in the “Issues implementing INSPIRE Coverages” discussion paper presented in the 29th MIG-T Meeting (face-to-face) in Ispra.
  2. Promote delivery of INSPIRE coverage data through INSPIRE WCS, including and update of the new rules set up by MIWP-7b.
  3. Influence OGC in order to take into account uncovered INSPIRE requirements, based on outcome from the workshop discussion.

Workshop structure

The activity is structured in 2 sessions of 90 minutes each:

Session 1: INSPIRE Coverages and WCS – State of the Art (From 9:00 to 10:30 h)

This session is devoted to show the benefit and the potential of coverages and WCS.

Welcome (Jordi Escriu & Dominique Laurent)

Introduction

  • INSPIRE-KEN & Thematic Cluster #3 activities on coverages and WCS (Dominique Laurent).
  • INSPIRE Coverages and WCS – Basic concepts & Overview of relevant implementation issues (Jordi Escriu).

The new INSPIRE WCS: Progress in MIWP-7b (Jari Reini)

Experiences and expectations on coverages, WCS and applications

  • Experience from ECMWF (Julia Wagemann).
  • Potential of WCPS - Web Coverage Processing Service (Peter Baumann)

Session 2: INSPIRE Coverages and WCS Implementation (From 11:00 to 12:30 h)

This session is more dedicated to promote active discussion on coverages and WCS implementation issues detected and initially discussed during the last year in the cluster.

Coverage standardization evolution: From GMLCOV to CIS v1.1 (Peter Baumann)

Discussion: Coverage data and service implementation (ALL)

  • How to handle the huge volume of coverage data.
  • Implementation of tiling.
  • Implementation of mosaicking.
  • INSPIRE coverage extensions vs. OGC standard coverages.
  • Purpose of metadata at coverage level: GMLCOV metadata hook.

Challenges of INSPIRE & Copernicus (Speaker to be determined by JRC)

Wrap-up & Conclusions


Hope you find this activity useful and you are able to attend.

We are looking forward to meeting and sharing with you in the INSPIRE Conference 2016!

Jordi

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