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Spatial policy and standards update - Margie Smith (Geoscience Australia)

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Spatial policy and standards update - Margie Smith (Geoscience Australia).
Presented at the ANDS facilitated GeoNetwork Community of Practice on April 3rd, 2017 in Canberra.

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Spatial policy and standards update - Margie Smith (Geoscience Australia)

  1. 1. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Spatial Policy and Standards Update Margie Smith
  2. 2. GeoNetwork Community of Practice What’s happened with Spatial Policy in federal  government OSDM OSP Data  Policy  Branch PM&C Public Data Branch 2001 2011 2013 2015 Spatial Data  Access and  Pricing Policy Open Data  Agenda Public Data  Policy  Statement* *http://www.dpmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/publications/aust_govt_public_data_policy_statement_1.pdf ^ http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/data-access#report ANZLIC Productivity  Commission  Report^
  3. 3. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Productivity Commission 2016‐17 Government Data Availability and Use Economic  Development Government  Efficiency Private  Sector  Efficiency Key Recommendations • Broad access to Key National Interest Datasets • Office of the National Data Custodian • Creation of a Data Sharing and Release Act • Accredited Release Authorities • Comprehensive right for citizens to access their own data
  4. 4. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Comwth. Public Data Policy Statement of 2015  At a minimum, Australian Government entities will publish appropriately  anonymised government data by default: • on or linked through data.gov.au for discoverability and availability; • in a machine‐readable, spatially‐enabled format; • with high quality, easy to use and freely available API access; • with descriptive metadata; • using agreed open standards; • kept up to date in an automated way; and • under a Creative Commons By Attribution licence unless a clear case is  made to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for another  open licence.
  5. 5. Meteor Australia Australian Government ABS Standards  Australia ISO OGC IEC W3C Standards  accepted for  use in  Government  Internationally Dublin  Core GeoNetwork Community of Practice What’s missing from the Data Policy? Guidance for which metadata and which standard(s)? • with descriptive metadata; • using agreed open standards; “ ”
  6. 6. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Spatial Standards
  7. 7. Standards under IT‐004
  8. 8. GeoNetwork Community of Practice ISO/TC211 Mirror group IT‐004 in Standards Australia The December ISO/TC 211 Plenary and Working Group Meetings was hosted by ESRI and the main topics covered were: • Establishing liaison with other ISO committees to collaborate on integrating geospatial information • Approval of Spatial schema (ISO 19107) to be submitted for vote • Revise coordinate reference standards to meet the new technology and accuracy requirements • Metadata – Amendment 1 (ISO 19115-1) • Ontology – Service Ontology (ISO 19150-4) • Approval to revise Land Administration Domain Model • Addressing – Address Data Quality (ISO 19160-3) • Addressing – International postal address components (ISO 19160-4) • Geodetic References (ISO 19161) • Preservation of digital data and metadata (ISO 19165) • Improve data model management, governance and access
  9. 9. GeoNetwork Community of Practice ISO/TC211 Mirror group IT‐004 in Standards Australia The following standards have been published in the last year: • ISO 19104:2016 Geographic Information – Terminology • ISO 19110:2016 Geographic Information – Methodology for feature cataloguing • ISO/TS 19115-3:2016 Geographic Information – Metadata -- Part 3: XML schema implementation for fundamental concepts • ISO 19119:2016 Geographic Information – Services • ISO/TS 19157-2:2016 Geographic information -- Data quality -- Part 2: XML schema implementation • ISO/TS 19159-2:2016 Geographic information -- Calibration and validation of remote sensing imagery sensors and data -- Part 2: Lidar • ISO/TS 19163-1:2016 Geographic information -- Content components and encoding rules for imagery and gridded data -- Part 1: Content model
  10. 10. GeoNetwork Community of Practice OGC The March OGC Meeting (Delft, the Netherlands) covered topics and standards relevant to Australia and New Zealand (and particularly the FSDF) including: • Discrete Global Grid which supports the international take-up on the DataCube initiative and other data at regional and global scales. • Location Powers Summit – the geo-data structure requirements of linking geospatial information with communities and citizens. • LandInfra, Smart Cities, 3DIM, CityGML and SensorThings interest groups held a forum to further explore the model requirements to improve interoperability across these groups. The LandInfra standard will be one of the reference standard to assist in this process. • Land Administration will support the initiatives of the UN and World Bank associated with SDG. • Point Cloud – LAS 1.4 Specification is being submitted as an OGC Community Standard • Geocoding API – early stages discussion to establish the need for a standard.
  11. 11. GeoNetwork Community of Practice OGC Australia is contributing or leading in a number of OGC Standards Work. These are: • WaterML2.0 • Soil Data Interoperability Experiment • Spatial Data on the Web • Discrete Global Grid System • GeoSemantics • LandInfra • Metadata
  12. 12. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Other news… Geospatial Standards Meetings in New Zealand  (Nov – Dec 2017) ISO/TC 211 and OGC will hold their respective Technical  Committee meetings in Wellington and Palmerston, New  Zealand in the period 27 November ‐ 8 December 2017.  The following organisations are supporting the two  meetings ‐ Landcare Research NZ, Land Information NZ,  Standards New Zealand, and the Department of the  Prime Minister and Cabinet (AUS). 
  13. 13. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Other news… Datacube and the Discrete Global Grid impact on UN  Sustainable Development Goals Managed by DFAT on behalf of Australia, national reporting on the UN’s  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a major use case for the  Australian pioneered DataCube and associated Discrete Global Grid  standard.  The UN has identified data and processes within the DataCube as very  suitable globally for measuring progress against the 17 sustainable  development goals* (SDGs) and subordinate 169 targets.  Geoscience Australia is leading the development of the Discrete Global Grid  as an international standard. * http://dfat.gov.au/aid/topics/development-issues/global-development- agenda/Pages/sustainable-development-goals.aspx
  14. 14. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Other news…  ISO/TC 211 and OGC Collaboration ISO/TC 211 and OGC have been invited by a number of international  institutions and other standard development organisations to collaborate  with them on the integration of geospatial information.  The work being undertaken is to ensure the knowledge and understanding  of geospatial information and coordinate reference systems is being  correctly integrated into these other domains.  These include: • UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the Inter‐Agency and  Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators working  group on geospatial information • UN Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial  Information
  15. 15. GeoNetwork Community of Practice Other news…  ISO/TC 211 and OGC Collaboration • UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information  Management (UNGGIM) • Expert Group on Land Administration and Management • Private Sector Network • Academic Network • Global Geodetic Reference Frame • Disasters Working Group • World Bank – Land Administration • Smart Cities • Internet of Things (IoT) • Big Data • Blockchain and its links with Land Administration, Registries & Titles • Positioning and data capture to support Intelligent Transport Systems  (ITS) • BIM & GIS Integration
  16. 16. data@ga.gov.au GeoNetwork Community of Practice Thank you

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