Hughes, Renee Bogle (Hughes, Renee Bogle)
Oldfield, Eddie (Oldfield, Eddie)
Simmins, John (Electric Power Research Institute)
The Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group will focus on the global energy and utilities community, which is defined as individuals and organizations engaged in the geospatial aspects of the planning, delivery, operations, reliability and ongoing management of electric, gas, oil and water services throughout the world.
In recent years, environmental domain feature models have been established by a number of sub-domain groups. However, there is no best practice or standard methodology to encode documents containing links between and among domain features, such as a rivers, aquifers, or soils, and observational data about those features. A common approach to encoding such links is required to allow cross-domain and cross-system sharing and interoperability of such linked information.
The Federated Earth Observation Missions (FedEO) Pilot will provide a broad international venue for operational prototyping and demonstration of Earth Observation (EO) requirements as defined by the European Space Agency (ESA) and by other OGC members. OGC seeks additional sponsorship for complimentary requirements. (ESA was the only FedEO sponsor.) The FedEO Pilot will apply and refine OGC specifications relevant to EO. OGC will release a formal Call for Participation (CFP) to encourage broad international participation.