Community Activities

Being community building activities under the auspices of the NDG-MSI.

Working Grid

There are at least four levels of NDG participation:

  • Contributing discovery metadata for harvest (ideally including one or more data visualisation or download links)
  • Contributing discovery metadata with WMS links suitable for use in the EDP and the NDG visualisation portal.
  • Contributing discovery metadata with WMS and or WCS links secured by NDG security.
  • Contributing browse metadata and all the above.

Specific Activities


October 1, 2008


  • Update the main ndg website to be an umbrella.
  • Update this trac site.
  • Establish new mailing lists (Done:  ndg-community,  ndg-technical)
  • Provide information to the EDP community about ongoing support
  • Provide information to the NDG2 community about ongoing support

Outstanding Queries

Many of these may be obsolete, or involve activities within a site, which are no longer appropriate for NDG, but are listed here to make sure that they are closed, fixed or moved, rather than ignored.

COAPEC metadata for NDG
[WG] BODC Main CSML Production
[WG] OCCAM ocean model data (HDF)
Complete metadata for level 3 composite data.
[D][WG] provide system stack definitions for data providers
Populate NDG generic roles with PML users
Specify PML data to make available for each NDG role
Incorrect citation in BODC DIFs
[WG] BODC Moles records are still version1.2.4
[WG] Installing the pylons stack at NOCS
[WG] Links to MOLES documents in other repositories.

Community: NCEO

NDG3: Capability, Discovery, Vocab, Software, MOLES, Security, Community, Roadmap, Management