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Climate Change and Biodiversity Working Group

This page is a day-to-day collaborative workspace for the Climate Change and Biodiversity Working Group. Summaries and compilations of this work can be found on the OGC Network.

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News and Events

Most recent CC&Bio WG posts

  • 2009-01-16 Joint Teleconference with the Transverse WGs
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 10:59 AM by Herve Caumont
  • 2008-12-02 Review of Use scenarios Download document here
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 10:52 AM by Herve Caumont
  • 2008-11-07 Scenario storyboards developed
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 10:47 AM by Herve Caumont
  • 2008-10-31 CC&Bio Telecon - Draft Summary AIP-2 Climate Change and Biodiversity WG Telecon Summary 31 October 2008 Attendees:  Stefano Nativi (Chair, CNR), Siri Jodha Khalsa (NSIDC), Francesca Casale (ESA), Eliot Christian (WMO), Falk Huettmann (Univ ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 10:46 AM by Herve Caumont
  • 2008-10-21 WG teleconference, report of CC&Bio activities
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 10:39 AM by Herve Caumont
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Issues and Discussions

Most recent CC&Bio WG posts

  • Workflow video for Polar Ecosystem Scenario (Veg change) Here is a link to the current user interaction using the GeOnAS web solution to access an image archive, perform processing, and create a product. Work yet to be done ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2009, 7:48 AM by Doug Nebert
  • Best Practicies: initial recommendations Get Data not only mapsTo consider two different tiersA accessible useful visualization outputs for non expert users (e.g. through WMS)Delivery of data to expert users (e ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 12:29 PM by Herve Caumont
  • Discussion on Response contributions WMO contributions:CBC interested in getting "portal" integratedEuroCryoClim (Norway) satellite data products - sea ice, glaciers, snowSoftware and data for historical climate accessWIS: Federated climate and weather data ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 12:23 PM by Herve Caumont
  • How to proceed Testbed register and access resourcescome up with scenarios to use the GCIpropose possible addition of standard interfacesScenarios: general issuesProblem to get from map to data;Data ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 12:19 PM by Herve Caumont
  • Interoperability A general agreement on the need to try to test resources interoperability in order to enable common use scenarios and facilitate their registration in the GEOSS registries Interoperability will be ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2009, 12:13 PM by Herve Caumont
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Work Items

Common use scenarios for CC&Bio

Most recent CC&Bio WG posts

Polar Ecosystems Scenario Douglas Nebert Version 0.1 
Pika Distibution Scenario Chris Ray, Gary Geller, Siri Khalsa, Stefano Nativi Version 1.0 
Arctic Food Chain Scenario Falk Huettmann, Gary Geller, Stefano Nativi Version 1.1 
Pikas ER  Final Version 
Arctic Food Chain ER  Final Version 
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Products and Results

Registered Components, Services, Interoperability Arrangements

Most recent CC&Bio WG posts

NameLinkRegistered resources
Polar Ecosystem Scenario Scenario steps and UC Mappings  
Arctic Food Chain Scenario CC&Bio WG Scenario: Arctic Food Chain  
Pika Distribution CC&Bio WG Scenario: Pika Distribution  
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Most recent CC&Bio WG posts

International ice charting working group  Website Sea ice climatology, NSIDC 
International ice patrol Website Risk of Iceberg collisions 
CADIS Project Website What are agencies funding (NCAR/UCAR) 
IPY projects Website Atmosphere, Ice, Land, Oceans, People, Space 
GBIF data portal Website 458 georeferenced occurrence records for the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) 
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  • Working Group Leads
    • Stefano Nativi (CNR / IEEE) and Gary Geller (NASA JPL)
  • Primary Participants
    • ESA (Mirko Albani, Francesca Casale)
    • Robert Thomas (Compusult)
    • GBIF (Eamonn O' Tuama)
    • NOAA (Glenn.Rutledge, Christina Lief)
    • NSIDC (Ron Weaver)
    • USGS (Doug Nerbert)
    • WMO (David Thomas, Eliot Christian)
  • Contributors
    • BKG (Juergen Walther)
    • NCAR (Don Middleton)
  • Observers

Relevant AIP-2 responses


          will provide access to services and data published by: TIGEE, THORPEX and WIS

GEOSS IP3 (Interoperability Process Pilot Project) Team

          will provide access to: a Clearinghouse Catalog&Mediator service, an ENM server, GBIF system, Global, Regional and Local CC data (WMO & NASA TOPS). 

NOAA NCDC (National Climatic Data Center )

          will provide access to: the Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC), the Next Generation Weather Radar system (NEXRAD), the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the NOAA National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS).

USGS (U.S. Geological Survey )

          will provide access to existing and emerging map and data services in support of arctic activities (in association with polar regions and the International Polar Year).


Will provide access to cascade of 16 WMS from German states for protected sites, flora-fauna-habitat;

ACRF  (U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Climate Research Facility)

•          will provide access to the ACRF's Climate Modeling Best Estimate (CMBE) Showcase dataset.

ICT4EO & UKZN & 52°North

•          will provide access to a multi-risk management  system for Southern Africa.

ISPRA (Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research )

•          will provide access to the SINA (Italian National Environmental Information System).



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