EuroVO-AIDA, Work Package 3: Service Activities in support of deployment of IVOA protocols and standards

Contact person: Christophe Arviset(ESA)


Support the deployment of IVOA protocols and standards in Europe with the goal of increasing the amount of astronomical resources being accessible through the Virtual Observatory.

Description of work

  • Provision to the European Community a Euro-VO Registry of VObs resources (ESA). Based on the ESA-VO registry, this includes:
    • Developing, operating and maintaining a Registry of VObs resources for the Euro-VO according to the specifications of the IVOA Registry of VObs resources
    • Participate to the IVOA Registry WG discussions, mailing forum, teleconference, documents writing, meetings
    • Developing, operating and maintaining Curation tools for the Euro-VO Registry to ensure high quality of the VObs resources in that registry
    • Ensuring harvesting between the Euro-VO Registry and the other IVOA registries worldwide

  • Service activities in support of the European Data Centres for the implementation of the IVOA standards and protocols for them to publish their data holdings to the VObs (ESA and all WP3 participants). This includes:
    • Development of technical on-line tutorials oriented towards developers of data centre on how to publish data into the VObs
    • Preparatory work for the AIDA technical workshops on how to implement IVOA protocols and standards
    • Visit to data centre providers as required
    • Email discussions as required

  • Adaptation of the VObs tools to the evolution of existing IVOA standards and to the new standards that will be produced, and to take into account data providersí feedback (ESA and all WP3 participants).


Templates for EuroVO-AIDA deliverables are available here.

-- FrancoiseGenova - 21 Feb 2008

-- MathiasDepretz - 07 Dec 2009

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