Please join us on Tuesday July 28th at 10am for the next installment of the West Coast Ocean Data Network Technical Training webinar series. This webinar will provide an overview, review, and demonstration of several desktop and web-based geospatial metadata creation tools. There are tools for creating both for ISO 19115 and FGDC CSDGM metadata standard documents. We will describe pros and cons of the tools, as well as specific tips and tricks as they relate to creating metadata for the West Coast Ocean Data Continue reading →
The WCODP ACT met yesterday and was able to provide feedback and make decisions related to our regional data development project (including our kelp, fishery closures, and littoral cells layers), discuss two funding opportunities, develop and refine messaging for the West Coast Ocean Partnership Strategic Planning Meeting, and solicit a new working group leader. You can read call notes here.
The Data Working Group had their monthly call yesterday to discuss current data development activities of the Network. We got some great feedback on the closed and restricted fishery areas, kelp, and littoral cell data being developed by SoundGIS that will greatly increase the value of these data products. You can read the full call notes here. If you are interested in participating on this exciting work group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.