Evaluation of standards at Western Mediterranean observatory, OBSEA
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IEEE-1451 and OGC Sensor Web Enablement (OGC SWE) define standard protocols to operate instruments, including methods to calibrate, configure, trigger data acquisition, and retrieve instrument data based on specified temporal and geospatial criteria. These standards also provide standard ways to describe instrument capabilities, properties, and data structures produced by the instrument. These standard operational protocols and descriptions enable observing systems to manage very diverse instruments as well as to acquire, process, and interpret their data in a uniform and automated manner. We refer to this property as “instrument interoperability”. This paper describes integration and evaluation of MBARI PUCK protocol  at OBSEA [4,5] in Spain.
CitationDel Rio, J. [et al.]. Evaluation of standards at Western Mediterranean observatory, OBSEA. "EsoNews", 01 Juliol 2010, vol. 4, núm. 1-2, p. 8-11.