Instructional Videos for SDI Capacity Building 

  

Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Basics
Title: Spatial Data Infrastructure Concepts and Components 15 mins Stream

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Presenter: Douglas Nebert, US Federal Geographic Data Committee
Abstract: Defines spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and   describes key components that any SDI implementation should incorporate.
Tags: spatial, SDI, geodata, metadata, services,   standards, interoperability
         
Title: Standards for Geographic Information and Services 24 mins Stream

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Presenter: Douglas Nebert, US Federal Geographic Data Committee
Abstract: An introductory overview of standards relevant to   the building of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and provisioning of   services. Explains the importance of standards.
Tags: geo standards, SDI, ISO, W3C, OGC, GSDI, IETF,   metadata, feature, catalog
         
Title: Geospatial Web Services   12 mins Stream

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Presenter: Douglas Nebert, US Federal Geographic Data Committee
Abstract: An introduction to geospatial web services including   the various types of geospatial web services, how they work, and their   importance to interoperability.
Tags: web services, discovery, visualization, access, web   map service, web feature service, interoperability, OGC
         
Title: Developing and Implementing the GEOSS Common Infrastructure 14 mins Stream

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Presenter: Douglas Nebert, US Federal Geographic Data Committee
Abstract: An overview of the common set of core services being   developed through a cooperative effort among nations. The Global Earth   Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) is linking Earth observing systems so   that readings and processed results from thousands of Earth-orbiting,   airborne and land-based sensors may be more effectively used to support   decision making.
Tags: common infrastructure, components registry, services   registry, standards registry, geo web portals, clearinghouse
         
SDI   Legal, Socioeconomic and Policy Issues
Title: Creative Commons Licensing and Non-Creative Geographic Data 21   mins Stream

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Presenter: Harlan Onsrud, University of Maine
Abstract: Primer on Creative Commons (CC) Licensing, an   explanation as to why traditional CC licenses are often inappropriate for use   with scientific and technical data such as geographic data, and a suggested   legal alternative for providing open access to such data.
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copyright, Creative Commons, geographic data, spatial data, GIS, information systems, intellectual property, licensing, open access

       
Title: Pervasive Location Tracking: A Privacy Protection Perspective 38 mins Stream

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Presenter: Harlan Onsrud, University of Maine
Abstract: Numerous visions have been suggested for protecting   personal information privacy in pervasive sensing and computing environments.   This presentation argues that some visions are better than others and   suggests how the research community can help us arrive at better societal   solutions.
Tags: sensors, RFID, confidentiality, anonymity,   ubiquitous spatial tracking, surveillance, morally defensible design,   autonomy, do-not-link registry
   
   

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