Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2015

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Symbol M (Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary) » M-GI General Geosciences, Information Geosciences & Simulations

[M-GI36] Toward Data Sharing and Open Scientific Data in Earth and Planetary

Thu. May 28, 2015 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM 203 (2F)

Convener:*Yasuhiro Murayama(National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Takashi Oguchi(Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo), Yasuhisa Kondo(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature), Takashi Furumura(Center for Integrated Disaster Information Research (CIDIR) Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo), Heitaro Kaneda(Department of Earth Sciences, Chiba University), Arito Sakaguchi(Yamaguchi Univ.), Iku Shinohara(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency/Institute of Space and Astronautical Science), Takaaki Yokoyama(School of Science, University of Tokyo), Chair:Takashi Oguchi(Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo), Takaaki Yokoyama(School of Science, University of Tokyo)

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

[MGI36-08] Semantic Web based Mashup of Data Systems for Open Data and Open Science

*Bernd RITSCHEL1, Christoph SEELUS1, Gunther NEHER2, Toshihiko IYEMORI3, Yukinobu KOYAMA3, Akiyo YATAGAI4, Yasuhiro MURAYAMA5, Todd KING6, John HUGHES7, Shing FUNG8, Ivan GALKIN9, Mike HAPGOOD10, Anna BELEHAKI11 (1.Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, 2.University of Appliance Sciences Potsdam, 3.Kyoto University, 4.Nagoya University, 5.National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 6.University of California Los Angeles, 7.Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, 8.NASA Goddard SFC, 9.Univ Massachusetts, 10.STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab, 11.National Observatory of Athens)

Keywords:Open Science, Semantic Web, Linked Data, Ontology, RDF, Interoperability

Open Data and Open Science are initiatives which provide a framework and rules for openly shared governmental and scientific knowledge. This paper describes our efforts and latest experiments to mashup heterogeneous geo and space science data systems and servers according to Open Data and Open Science concepts based on the semantic web approach. The main focus here is on the mashup of data server designed, implemented and run by three different e(i)-science infrastructure projects, which are the Japanese inter-university IUGONET metadata database, the European Union funded ESPAS platform and the GFZ prototype of a semantic web based ISDC data portal. The intersection of the scientific domains of the projects and related data is the near earth-space area including in-situ and remote geomagnetism observations. The appropriate data systems and servers based on different e-infrastructure solutions are not interoperable. To overcome this disadvantage the design of an interoperable layer upon the used infrastructure based on
- merged domain and terminological models (ontologies)
- transformations of resources into RDF structures, and
- the mashup of linked data resources
has been done in cooperation with the information science department of the university of applied sciences Potsdam. This paper also shows the latest results of our experiments integrating D2R server and services for the mashup of relational database stored resources and the use of the Open Semantic Framework (OSF) for the enhancement of the semantic web based GFZ ISDC prototype.

ESPAS - near-Earth space data infrastructure project and data server
IUGOENT - Inter-university Upper atmosphereGlobal Observation NETwork
ISDC - Information System and Data Center
D2R - Relational Database to RDF
OSF - Open Semantic Framework
RDF - Resource Description Framework