We will start out by highlighting significant trends in air pollution monitoring and management Next we will describe an agile information system architecture for air quality decision support Finally, we will show the application of this architecture and technologies for two use cases: a real time smoke event analysis and a long-term model evaluation
The HTAP Data Network Pilot is a demonstration of a service-oriented, loosely coupled air quality data sharing network. It is implemented using international standards and conventions for publishing, finding and accessing distributed holdings of atmospheric model outputs and observations. The portable WCS data server software and the tools developed and used in this HTAP Pilot are contributions to GEOSS through GEO Task DA-09-02d: Atmospheric Model Evaluation Network.
First a recap of tree basic ideas for GEOSS. Any single problem requires many datasets Any dataset will serve many communities The PULL by data users and the PUSH by data providers are driving forces for the flow of data
However, there are also strong impediments to the flow of data, both technological and social. A guiding principle for interoperability is “What few things must be the same so that everything else be different?” Whats the minimum set of protocols should we agree on so that we have an “Internet” for data?
Infrastructure for .. Eos build by 2015 …
A tangible outcome of the CoP particption was the
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HTAP Data NetworkGEO Task DA-09-02d: Atm. Model Evaluation Network Project Officer: Terry Keating, EPA FZ Jülich – Model Server DataFed – AQ Data Server & Client NEISGEI Emission Server ESIP Meeting, Air NILU – EBAS Data Server Quality Workgroup Other Nodes: AQS, RSIG, VIEWS January 5, 2011, Giovanni HTAP - Analysis Washington DC, US
HTAP Data NetworkGEO Task DA-09-02d: Atm. Model Evaluation Network• Demonstration of a service-oriented, loosely coupled air quality data sharing network.• Implemented using standards and conventions for publishing, finding and accessing distributed holdings of atmospheric model outputs and observations.• The main output is a portable open-source WCS data server software and tools.• The HTAP Pilot is a contributions to GEOSS through GEO Task DA-09-02d: Atmospheric Model Evaluation Network.
Interoperability StackWhat few things must be the same so that everything else can be different?
Additional Services for:Catalog, Data Browsing, Processing
Server Software:Community Developed, Open Source on SourceForge
Project Status on the Collaboration Continuum: Between Cooperation and Collaboration
The GEO Air Quality Community of Practice Report to ESIP AQ WG, Jan 2011, Washington DC based on 6th Annual Meeting of Task force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollutants (TF HTAP) Brussels, June 15, 2010 Report and Presentations at GEO Plenary, Beijing, November 5, 2010 Point of Contact: Rudolf Husar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2. Driving Forces for the Flow of DataThese are PULL and PUSH driving forces for the flow of data
Impediments to the data flow - Interoperability
Interoperability for Connecting: Machines & Machines People & People People & Machines Personal People PeopleInteroperability Phone, Video, email, Messages RSS/Atom, Social, Wiki Stack Data as Service OGC W*S, netCDF-CF Co-development
Air quality: Many Observations, Many Applications The GEO AQ CoP aims to connect and enable air quality data providers and users foreffective air quality science and management 13
Other AQ CoP Ativities AQ CoP Participation in GEO Tasks • US-09-01b: Development of Communities of Practice • US-09-01a: Identifying User Requirements for Earth Obs. AR-09-01b: GEO Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) •DA-09-02d: Atmospheric Model Evaluation Network •….. Meeting & Coordination Activities, 2010May 2010: GEO Decision Support Concept Proposal (Falke)June 2010: AQ Participation in the GEOSS AIP 2,3. (Falke, Robinson)Sep 2010: Report to UIC (Husar)Nov 2010: Presentations at GEO Plenary, Beijing (Sethi, Menon)Monthly: Telecons, Wiki workspace (Falke, Robinson)
AR-09-01b: GEO Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) Testing and Using the GEOSS Common Infrastructure (GCI) Catalog Space Time of AQ Data Data Search Facets though the Dataset Parameter Instr. Platform GEOSSClearinghouse Sharing is facilitated by the GEOSS Common Infrastructure
GEO AQ-CoPMain interaction through the open, participatory website: • CoP People • Member Projects • DataSpaces
GEO AQ CoP Poster• What is the GEO AQ CoP? – Self- organized group working together to foster application of Eos to AQ – Rather than competing, it connects and supports the activities of other data integration communities and initiatives• CoP Activities for GEOSS – AIP 3, AQ Community Catalog – WCS Server Software, Co- developed, Shared• CoP Activities for Users – Catalog and help access to AQ- relevant data and tools – Foster collaborative projects and global-regional integration
GEO AQ CoP Active Participants Technologists: Michael Decker, FZ Julich; Oleg Goussev (DLR); Kari Hoijarvi, WUSTL; Erin Robinson, WUSTL.. and others. Facilitators:Stefan Falke, NGC; Dave McCabe, EPA/CAC); Frank Lindsey, NASA; Rudy Husar, WUSTL; Martin Shulz, FZ Juelich .. and others. Agency Executives: Gary Foley, EPA; Terry Keating, EPA; Lawrence Friedl, NASA .. and others. Point of Contact: Rudolf Husar (email@example.com)