INSPIRE Knowledge Base

JTC2

Description
Organisation: 
Joint Technical Committee of Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies
Acronym: 
JTC2
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
To oversee the development of an internationally agreed form of representation of geo-engineering data that can be used to store such data on the World Wide Web and transfer data between computer systems
Formal Mandate: 
International
Mandate: 
JTC2 acts on behalf of the Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies which represents the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, International Society for Rock Mechanics
Activities: 
JTC2 runs workshops and provides a forum for discussion of data exchange standards in geo-engineering
Membership: 
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, International Society for Rock Mechanics
Typology: 
Sectorial
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    International
    Societal Sector
    International Learned Society
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Development of markup languages for geo-engineering data
    Environmental application domains
    Geo-Engineering, Geotechical Engineering, Engineering Geology
    Primary Business
    Geo-Engineering