DMAC Services Implementation: the first success story of joint planning?. Derrick Snowden System Architect 2013-03-07. This guy is asking for your data. He invented the WWW so I think you should listen. In particular fast forward to 10:46 of this TED Talk
In particular fast forward to 10:46 of this TED Talk
Your data is more important than your web site.
Publish it, link it, build things on top of it, and watch others build things on top of it that you never imagined.
A year later he reviews some developments (6min)
Linked Open Data, like what Berners-Lee describes, is a critical component of a platform on which we can build ocean information applications.
Make it as large as is feasible
Make it open
Invite others to build things on top of it
Feeling uncomfortable yet?
Google Crisis Map during superstorm Sandy using a simple kml data feed from SECOORA.
SECOORA published all their data in that feed including CO-OPS/NDBC etc
* With some specific constraints on these services
Two open source implementations of SOS plus technical support.
52North.org via Axiom (RDBMS)
ncSOS via ASA (THREDDS plugin)
Build your own
IOOS Service Registry
Portal for ArcGIS
Slide shamelessly stolen from @martenhogeweg
Regional breakdown available
Commit about 1 month of your DMAC staff time to installing SOS some time between April and September
2. Register each and every service endpoint (URL) in the IOOS service registry (NOT JUST SOS)