EuroVO-DCA, Work Package 3: Support to take-up and implementation of the VO framework

Contact person: Christophe Arviset (ESA) or Paolo Padovani (ESO)

WP3 Objectives

  • WP3 organizes the activities necessary to distribute knowledge of the VObs framework among European Data Centres.
  • WP3-2 gathers feedback from the VObs framework implementation by data centres.

WP3 Description of work

  • Motivation of data centres to implement the VObs framework and support to this implementation.
  • Gathering feedback from implementation and new requirements from individual data centres specific needs, and transmission of this feedback to VO-TECH and other technological projects and to IVOA to insure global interoperability.
  • This includes :
    • Two Euro-VO Data Centre Workshops
    • Visits of experienced VObs developers to national meetings or sites selected by partners

Expected results

  • Diffusion of knowledge about the VObs framework among European data centres
  • Creation of a forum for the discussion and sharing of good practice
  • Feedback on the VObs framework and new requirements from the data centres to teams developing the VObs framework

Milestones and deliverables

  • Month 8 First PCT meeting: 3&4 May, 2007 (Strasbourg)
  • Month 10 First EuroVO-DCA Workshop (deliverable D6)
  • Month 14 Mid-term Board-PCT meeting, 4&5 October 2007 ,Trieste : Assessment of Cycle 1 activities and revised project plan for Cycle 2
  • Month 20 PCT meeting : Assessment of activity of the first six months of Cycle 2, updated program for the next six months
  • Month 24 Second EuroVO-DCA Workshop (deliverable D7)
  • Month 26 PCT meeting : Assessment of WP6 activities from deliverable D14 in preparation of the final Board meeting

WP3 Workshops

  • Second major EuroVO-DCA Workshop:
    • ESO, Garching, June 23-27, 2008

WP3 Visits to Data Centres

  • Find the list of WP3 Visits of experienced VObs persons to Data Centres, national meetings or sites selected by partners here

  • If you need on-site support to publish your data into the VO, please contact ChristopheArviset or PaoloPadovani indicating:
    • your data centre
    • the type of data that you want to publish (eg spectra, images, catalogues, ...)
    • the amount and the format of the data that you want to publish

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