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Water Web Services Jamboree Agenda

March 20, 2012

Auditorium Room 1.118, West Pickle Research Building, 3925 W. Braker Lane, Austin Tx 78759



Registration and Check In


Welcome and Opening Remarks


Mark Reichardt, President OGC
David Maidment, UT CRWR


Water Data Sharing in the US and Texas




Office of Science Technology and Policy, Subcommittee on Water Availability and Quality (SWAQ)


Tod Dabolt, EPA; Nate Booth, USGS


Water Use Data Exchange for Western Governors Association


Dwane Young, Western States Water Council


A CUAHSI Data Center for HydroInformatics


Rick Hooper, CUAHSI


Water Data for Texas

Dharhas Pothina, Texas Water Development Board



Hydrologic Information System for North Texas


John McEnery, University of Texas at Arlington


Kisters Time Series Hub for Central Texas


Matt Ables, Kisters














Water Data Sharing Internationally




GEOSS AIP-5 for World Water Online Registry


Matt Austin, NOAA


The Canadian GeoSpatial Data Infrastructure - a water perspective


Brian McLeod, GeoConnections


A land of droughts and flooding rains: Updates from Australia


David Lemon, CSIRO


OGC Hydrology Domain Working Group and WaterML2


Ilya Zaslavsky, SDSC; David Lemon, Ulrich Looser


Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment


John Halquist, NOAA


Wrap Up



Questions and informal discussion



Introduce afternoon sessions








Complimentary Lunch Provided








Water Information Hubs (public tech session)


SWAQ-only (closed session)


Decision Support, Visualizations and GeoPortal - Shailendra Kumar, Stefan Falke, Glenn Higgins, Northrop Grumman



Texas Drought Assessment and Forecasting - David Maidment



Open Discussion and additional presentations as needed

















Connecting Hydro features and observations



Hydrologic Features and Observations

Irina Dornblut, GRDC


World Water Online

Fernando Salas and David Maidment, CRWR


Wrap-up and closing