Monday, February 13, 2012

Submit your abstract to the One Geology session in the 34th IGC 2012!

Dear OneGeology colleagues,

Please remember to submit your OneGeology abstracts by 17th February.
The OneGeology sessions are within Theme 5 as follows:

5.1 Geoscience Spatial Data Infrastructure
Robert Tomas (, Bruce Simons (

Symposium for regional geoscience information activities and developments from Oceania, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. The latest news from geoscience-related Spatial Data Infrastructure development around the world, with particular reference to the pan-European INSPIRE initiative and SDI, the North American GIN and Geoconnections initiatives and the Australian AuScope project

5.2. Information Management - Interoperability and Standards
John Laxton (, Simon Cox (

Geoscience information management best practise and standards for digital and analogue data; thesauri, dictionaries, vocabularies, ontologies and semantics. Development and application of information exchange formats underpinning interoperability (GeoSciML, GML, EarthResourceML, OGC and other standards), mapping data models to standards; successes, best practise and lessons learnt.

5.3. Delivery, dissemination and exploitation of geoscience data and information
Richard Hughes (, Oliver Raymond (

Strategic and technical progress, developments and plans from the OneGeology Global and OneGeology Europe initiatives. The creation of information and knowledge from geoscience data to address societal needs and create societal impacts and benefits; intellectual property and digital rights management in the digital era. Developments and best practise in the delivery of dynamic and static data and information.

Download the full details in the brochure for Theme 5 at

Best regards
OneGeology secretariat

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