Project: Development of a marine XML
Lowry, Roy K.
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IODE involvement in MarineXML began in 2000 with establishment of the marineXML consortium by the previous IODE chair, Ben Searle. This was based on the model of OGC with members making financial contributions in return for voting rights on standards development proposals. This model was not widely accepted by the oceanographic community and the Consortium Secretariat was transferred into the IODE Secretariat in 2002. This initial consortium was replaced by two initiatives. The partners in the consortium formed the core of a successful bid to the European Commission for a project to demonstrate oceanographic data interoperability using an XML-based solution. This was co-ordinated by Keiran Millard from HR Wallingford, ran from 2003 to 2005 and was known as the MarineXML Project. The project undertook a review of marine metadata standards before settling on Climate Science Modelling language (CSML) technology to produce a demonstrator to view diverse types of oceanographic data thr.....