Air Quality and Health Working Group

This is a workspace for the GEOSS AIP Air Quality Workgroup

RFP from ESIP for AIP

AQ Infrastructure Issues 

The workgroup is being co-led by: Stefan Falke, Northrop Grumman; Rudy Husar, Washington Univ.; Frank Lindsay, NASA; David McCabe, EPA;

A summary of the activity of this group during GEOSS AIP Phase II is found in the Air Quality and Health GEOSS AIP-2 Engineering Report.

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Site In Progress - What content should stay? What should go? What is missing?

Bi-Weekly Telecon - Fridays, 1:30pm ET

  • May 22 Topics for May 22 (feel free to add your own items/additional notes about the call):Engineering Report for Scenario GEO CFP Response using AIP-II for CATHALAC and ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2009, 8:17 AM by Erin Robinson
  • April 24, 2009 Topics for Apr 24 (feel free to add your own items/additional notes about the call)Scenario Story - Use Case Walk-ThroughScenario Demo CaptureTest ReportsSubmission as ...
    Posted May 19, 2009, 8:05 AM by Erin Robinson
  • April 10, 2009 Topics for Apr 10 (feel free to add your own items/additional notes about the call): AQ WG Report/Request to GOESS Transverse WG on ClearinghouseLets agree ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2009, 10:56 PM by Stefan Falke
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News and Events 

  • AQ Data Finder Created See Workspace for detailsAQ Data Finder
    Posted Jun 10, 2009, 1:57 PM by Erin Robinson
  • Engineering Report Draft - AQ SBA Engineering Report Draft - in progress 
    Posted Jun 10, 2009, 1:56 PM by Erin Robinson
  • 2009-04-09 Reoprt of AQ WG to CCRM and Access WGs This is a response from the AQ CoP to the call for discussion on the usefulness of the GEOSS Commom Infrastructure to find things.Lieberman email, Apr 3, 2008: We ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2009, 10:08 AM by Erin Robinson
  • AQ WG moves telecons to Fridays We received 13 responses to the poll inquiring on telecon time preferences. 7 of the responses preferred the Friday time, 6 responses had no preference between the Monday and Friday ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2008, 12:10 AM by Stefan Falke
  • 2008-10-21: AQ SBA Report on Plenary Telecon AQ gives update on AIP Plenary Telecon. 
    Posted Oct 13, 2008, 2:06 PM by Erin Robinson
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Scenario Steps, Storyboard

Use Cases: Air Quality & Health Specialized Use Cases:

Steps in use cases are defined by the Transverse workgroups. The Use Cases below are instances specific to the AQ WG. The implementation of the components is accessible through the links.

  1. Register Resources (see also CCRM transverse UC1) 
  2. Deploy Component & Services (Access) 
  3. Metadata via Clearinghouse (CCRM) 
  4. Client Search of Metadata (Portal/Client)  
  5. Services and Alert Presentation (Portal/Client)
  6. Interact with Services (Access) 
  7. Data Visualization & Analysis (Portal/Client)
  8. Workflow (Workflow) 
  9. Services Testing (Testing) 
  10. Interoperability Arrangements (CCRM)     

Work Items

Identify the specific services that will be offered for GEOSS AIP-2 AQ Services 
What are some of the critical earth observations that are needed for air quality?  
How do we proceed with the GEOSS AQ Community of Practice?  
Creation of a service metadata workspaces Metadata Workspaces 
Creating ISO 19115/19139 metadata records for the services  ISO Metadata 
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                Issues and Discussions

                • Sub-workspaces? Does it make sense to have sub-workspaces? For example, I created a sub-workspace for the ISO Metadata activity. The thinking is to provide a dedicated space for an ...
                  Posted Oct 23, 2008, 4:29 AM by Stefan Falke
                • AQ AIP List-Serve Thanks to G. Percival and OGC facilities you can now subscribe to the AQ mailing-list:Air Quality and HealthIf you are interested in other list servs see: http ...
                  Posted Oct 20, 2008, 10:57 AM by Erin Robinson
                • Telecon Time The Monday time seems to be causing some conflicts. It's been proposed to use every other Friday at 1:30 Eastern for AIP-2 AQ calls. Please submit your ...
                  Posted Oct 16, 2008, 1:21 PM by Stefan Falke
                • ISO Metadata here we come Your presentations at the AIP-2 kickoff got us motivated to attempt to generate ISO metadata from our air quality metadata workspaces. Particularly intriguing is the potential to capture contextual ...
                  Posted Nov 25, 2008, 12:16 PM by Erin Robinson
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                AIP AQ Scenario Development Workspace for AIP CFP AQ Scenario Development 
                OGC Air Quality Workspace Stable, Air Quality Workspace 
                ESIP Air Quality Workspace Temporary workspace before google sites set up 
                AQ Responses to CFP Analysis of AQ Responses to CFP 
                AIP-2 Kick-off Webpage AIP-2 Kick-off Agenda with presentations 
                AIP-2 Kick-off AQ Workshop  Notes, slides and audio from the AIP AQ Workshop, Sept. 26 
                AIP-2 Plenary Telecons Weekly Tuesday Telecons 
                AQ WG Expectations Pilot expectations from participants 
                GEOSS AIP Presentation at ESIP G. Percivall, G. Rutledge, AQ&H WG Presentations at the ESIP Winter Meeting, Jan. 09 
                AQ Community Catalog (WAF) AQ Community Web Accessible Folder of data services encoded as ISO 19115 documents 
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                NameOrganizationParticipant TypeLink to Contribution
                Erin Robinson Washington University Primary Participant  
                Jon Dressler Washington University Contributor  
                Rudy Husar*  Washington University Primary Participant DataFed Datasets and Services 
                Stefan Falke* Northrop Grumman and Washington University Primary Participant Northrop Grumman 
                Ted Habermann NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC Contributor  
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