The OGC requests comment on OGC WaterML 2.0 – Part 2: Ratings, Gaugings and Sections Discussion Paper
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For Immediate Release
27 June 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced a call for public comment on the OGC WaterML 2.0 – part 2: Ratings, Gaugings and Sections Discussion Paper. This OGC discussion paper can be downloaded from http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/dp.
This document describes an information model for exchanging rating tables, or rating curves, that are used for the conversion of related hydrological phenomenon (e.g. a stage-discharge relationship). The specification also describes a model for the observations that are used to develop such relationships, often referred to as gaugings, or gauging observations.
The information model is proposed as a second part of the OGC WaterML 2.0 suite of standards, building on OGC WaterML 2.0: Part 1, which addresses the exchange of time series data.
The following organizations submitted this document to the Open Geospatial Consortium:
- Australian Bureau of Meteorology
- Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
- San Diego Supercomputer Centre, University of California
- Aquatic Informatics
The joint WMO/OGC Hydrology Domain Working Group will consider all comments when preparing a final draft of the candidate standard. This draft will be used for testing within an upcoming Interoperability Experiment. Interested parties are encouraged to get in contact with the working group.
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