Meetings on the Status and Future of Global Geoscience Information Standards

CGI in partnership with IUGS’s Deep-time Digital Earth Project are hosting in-person meetings in Suzhou, China, 7-10 November 2023, on the Status and Future of Global Geoscience Information Standards.

Geoscience Standards Training for DDE

Free 3 day training event on open standards applicable to the geoscience community

Election of Council 2020 - 2024

The Council was elected in 2020 for the term 2020-2024. The newly elected Council members are widely distributed across many of the continents. The planned annual face to face Council meeting in Delhi, India at the 36th IGC was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CGI council elections

Nominations for CGI Council for 2020–24 are open. Any CGI member can nominate to serve on the council to help organise CGI’s standards programme and the outreach activities of the CGI.

CGI Award for Young Earth Scientists at the 36th IGC

CGI sponsors an award to assist early career scientists to present at conferences such as the IGC

36th International Geological Congress

Abstracts are invited to the special symposium Advances in geoscience data sharing and processing (Theme 45.10) at the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC). The symposium will highlight new techniques, standards, and algorithms for managing, delivering, visualising and analysing geoscience data both globally and regionally, including ‘big’ data.

New EarthResourceML-Lite v2.0.1

a data model and schema for simple map services (e.g. WMS and WFS Simple Features).

IUGS Deep-time Digital Earth program

IUGS President Qiuming Cheng announcing the DDE program at the opening of the DDE Forum. CGI is a founding partner in the new IUGS big science program, the Deep-time Digital Earth (DDE).

Recent CGI Meetings

Members of the EarthResourceML Working group met at IGME (the Spanish Geological Survey) in Madrid in May. L-R: Wang Yongzhi, Jouni Vuollo (chair), Mark Rattenbury, Ollie Raymond, Katarzyna Sadlowska, and Zhang Minghua.