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From Suresh Marru <sma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache Airavata
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:04:19 GMT
On Apr 19, 2013, at 1:59 AM, Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks a lot for Chirs for providing us these resources.It's really
> interesting to see the practical applications built by using
> existing software systems.
> 
> This is a my point of view which I have in my mind by going through  many
> research papers.
> 
> There are no well known geoscience gateways available in the world.

Did you look at CyberGIS community - http://cybergis.cigi.uiuc.edu/cyberGISwiki/doku.php/home,
there is a annual conference where papers on this topic are presented. You should navigate
through those papers and their related work to find out other efforts in this area. 

Suresh

> But
> there are few existing ones which are focusing on specific application
> scenarios only.So i think there is a need of strong geoscience gateway
> which can be use by  starting from students to geoscientists. Geoscience is
> a emerging area where computer resources highly engaged. Geoscience gateway
> will not only will popular with geoscience people but also with
> computer science people too.
> 
> I have saw how PyWPS(implementation of OGC's WPS) use with taverna for
> creating geoscience workflows. According to my knowledge enhancing  geo
> science capabilities in Apache Airavata will create a pathway to originate
> a fruitful geoscience gateway.
> 
> In taverna It import WPS services through WSDL for creating workflows.
> 
> I would like to have some thoughts about the starting point of integrating
> OGC services like WPS to Apache Airavata. Any help will be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks!
> Harsha
> 
> 
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:48 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J) <
> chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> 
>> Hey Amila,
>> 
>> Check out:
>> 
>> http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/pubs/SEN10.pdf
>> 
>> C. Mattmann, A. Braverman, D. Crichton. Understanding Architectural
>> Tradeoffs Necessary
>> to Increase Climate Model Intercomparison Efficiency. ACM SIGSOFT Software
>> Engineering
>> Notes, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 1-6, May 2010.
>> 
>> Also you may find these useful:
>> 
>> http://xldb.org/use
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I've been a long time participant of XLDB so happy to connect
>> you to that community as well too if you are interested.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>> Senior Computer Scientist
>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: AMILA RANATUNGA <newair007@gmail.com>
>> Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:47 AM
>> To: jpluser <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov>
>> Cc: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>, Martin
>> Desruisseaux <martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr>, "dev@sis.apache.org"
>> <dev@sis.apache.org>, Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>, Shahani Markus
>> Weerawarana <shahani.w@gmail.com>, "dev@oodt.apache.org"
>> <dev@oodt.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache
>> Airavata
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank you very much for the replies so far here and in SIS dev list as
>>> well. They were really helpful. We are currently writing a research paper
>>> regarding what kind of model that should be used by when building a
>>> geoscience gateway. We intend to discuss
>>> issues that a geoscientist face during his/her research and features
>>> that should be inserted to such a gateway to overcome them. Then we can
>>> consider them during our main project as well. It is appreciated if you
>>> can point any research papers or resources
>>> where we can see this domain from an eye of a geoscientist will be
>>> really useful. Even a good case study will be really helpful.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank You !
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J)
>>> <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Sounding good, very interesting Amila..
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chris
>>> 
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>>> Senior Computer Scientist
>>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>>> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>>> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> 
>>> From: Nipuni Perera <nipuni880917@gmail.com>
>>> Reply-To: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>
>>> Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:52 AM
>>> To: Martin Desruisseaux <martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr>
>>> 
>>> Cc: AMILA RANATUNGA <newair007@gmail.com>, "dev@sis.apache.org"
>>> <dev@sis.apache.org>, "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org
>>> ,
>>> Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>, Shahani Markus Weerawarana
>>> 
>>> <shahani.w@gmail.com>, "dev@oodt.apache.org" <dev@oodt.apache.org>
>>> Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache
>>> Airavata
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks for the guidance so far and we will study on the above mentioned
>>>> resources.
>>>> 
>>>> According to our understanding so far we feel that SIS can be used to
>>>> implement a server which exposes OGC web services such as WPS.
>>>> We feel that in order to enable geoscientists to create workflows
>>>> accessing
>>>> OGC compliant web services like WPS services, the main focus will be to
>>>> integrated client side of OGC compliant web services with Airavata.
>>>> 
>>>> If  SIS can be used as a library for underlying geospatial processes what
>>>> makes  it different from currently exposed services. Because we have seen
>>>> that Taverna also has the ability to create geoscience workflows using
>>>> some
>>>> web processing services.
>>>> 
>>>> Any comments on our thoughts are highly appreciated.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Nipuni
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:27 PM, Martin Desruisseaux <
>>>> martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hello Amila
>>>>> 
>>>>> Le 06/04/13 06:25, AMILA RANATUNGA a écrit :
>>>>> 
>>>>> Constellation-SDI consisted of WPS, WMS, WFS as server modules. So will
>>>>> that integration make Apache SIS be considered as those services
>>>>> enabled?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes, after the port of Constellation-SDI as Apache SIS modules
>>>>> (including
>>>>> the test suites that execute CITE tests), SIS should be WPS, WMS and
>>>>> WFS
>>>>> (among other services) compliant. Frédéric or Vincent could hopefully
>>>>> complete this list and tell more about compliance.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> And why you said " Having SIS to implement WMS, WMTS, WCS and WFS is
a
>>>>> must"? What about WPS. Will that make SIS out of the scope. Because we
>>>>> feel that since Airavata using Science gateway concept, really
>>>>> essential
>>>>> to implement WPS too.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I cited WMS, WMTS, WCS and WFS as the minimal services that SIS must
>>>>> support because I perceive those services as the ones that every GIS
>>>>> users
>>>>> take for granted. But they are only the minimum. WPS and SensorML are
>>>>> supplemental services also implemented in Constellation-SDI and to be
>>>>> proposed to Apache SIS. So WPS is not out of SIS scope, quite the
>>>>> contrary
>>>>> :-).
>>>>> 
>>>>>    Martin
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Nipuni Piyabasi Perera
>>>> Undergraduate
>>>> Department of Computer Science And Engineering
>>>> University of Moratuwa
>>>> Sri Lanka
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> *Harsha Kumara*
> *Undergraduate*
> *Department of Computer Science and Engineering*
> *University of Moratuwa*
> *Sri Lanka.*


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