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The establishment of DigiKoalice was initiated by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. DigiKoalice is an open fellowship of representatives of state institutions, IT companies, ICT sector, educational institutions, academic assemblies, non-profit organizations, statutory authorities of schools, educational institutions and other entities, that wish to contribute to better digital literacy of citizens of the Czech Republic, to increase their chances of succeeding in the labour market with help of their digital skills and a result, improving the competitiveness of the Czech economy.
Project idea: We want to use and develop visualizations of time series (animation) where different types of met-ocean data (e.g. ice edge, SST) and fishery statistics are combined to investigate potential links between climate change and activity in the polar region in and around Svalbard.
I am happy that team has done a large progress and QGIS is now ready to discover and visualize map compositions from the Liberec Atlas.
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This is other step to the vision of social space for geospatial data, which members of Plan4all started developed in past in the SDI4APPS and OTN projects. Join usand help us build this vision and make geospatial data available for everybody.
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Jon Blower gave a short introduction to the main concepts of Semantic Web / Linked Data and gave some examples of their application in practice. Jon also talked about some of the benefits and challenges associated with adopting these techniques in real situations, drawing particularly on examples from the MELODIES project and other related efforts.
Dr Jon Blower is the Chief Technology Officer for the Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA), a partnership of academic and commercial organisations, based at the University of Reading. He leads a number of collaborative projects in the area of environmental informatics and visualisation, applying advanced techniques in information technology to make environmental information more accessible and useful for researchers and decision-makers. These projects have addressed a wide range of sectors, including renewable energy, transport, city planning, agriculture and insurance (see http://www.the-iea.org/projects/).
Karel Charvat talked about the FOODIE data model and the FOODIE ontology and demonstrated how these principles are implemented in the DataBio project He also discussed how we can develop a standard API for satellite data for farm information management systems.
Karel Charvat graduated in theoretical cybernetics. He is a member of International Society for Precision Agriculture, Research Data Alliance, Club of Ossiach, CAGI, and CSITA. He was in period 2005 – 2007 President of European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture Food and Environment (EFITA), OGC Agriculture DWG, he is vicepresined of Club of Ossiach,. He was organiser on many hackathons, where as most important were INSPIRE Hacks I and II and MEDHackathon. He work on implementation on national INSPIRE Geoportall. Now he is also active in Plan4all assotiation. He has long time experience in ICT for Environment, transport, Agriculture and Precision Farming. Now he is one from promotors of Open and Big Data in Agriculture in Europe. Participation in projects: Wirelessinfo, Premathmod, EMIRES, REGEO, RuralWins, Armonia, aBard, EPRI Start, Ami@netfood, AMI4For, Voice, Naturnet Redime, Mobildat, SpravaDat, Navlog, c@r, Humboldt, WINSOC, Plan4all, Habitats, Plan4business, SmartOpenData, FOODIE, SDI4Apps, AgriXchange, FOODIE, SDI4Apps, OTN, DataBio, SmartAgriHub, AFarCloud, EO4Agri.
Project leader: Christian Zinke-Wehlmann zinke(at)infai.org
Team members: Tom Collins, Amit Kirschenbaum, Tomáš Pavelka, Willy Steinbach
Project idea: We will extend the Albatross application in order to handle (find and link) and fuse different datasets (e.g. FOODIE, sensor data, Sentinel data) within one visualization for different purposes. Within the first case, we will use geoLIMES to discover geospatial links and show them on a map (fields, sensors, etc). Optionally, we will develop an interface to EO data in order to provide them to the user. Additional features are to provide several analysis possibilities of the given data.
The key topic of the paper is the GeoDCAT Application Profile, an initiative trying to combine the DCAT metadata as they are used in the open data and e-government community with the EN ISO 19115/57/19 standards and the INSPIRE metadata as they are used in the geospatial community.
The discussion paper is a result of concerted effort of several specialists and results of numerous EU projects including:
OpenTransportNet – a transport related project whose results are sustained by Plan4all
DataBio – a project being implemented by some of the Plan4all members and Plan4all acts as an associated partner
PoliVisu – a policy design and innovative project executed by a number of organisations including Plan4all