[gis_info] Geoscience FIT Zoom meeting Sept 9 or 10

David Percy percyd at pdx.edu
Fri Sep 4 11:31:47 PDT 2020

Based on input from the community, the best time is 1pm on Thursday Sept
Below is the Zoom connection info, I'll send out an agenda next week, but
the two main items are the new standards for Soils and Geology.
Approval of Soils standard, announcement of Geology standard for comment.

Percy is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Oregon Geology Framework
Time: Sep 10, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 956 9402 6521

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On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 5:55 PM David Percy <percyd at pdx.edu> wrote:

> Hello Oregon GIS Practitioners, I hope this finds you well during these
> trying times... I look forward to seeing you in person sometime...
> :-)
> Ok, so it's *really *time to have a Geoscience FIT meeting!
> (Sorry for the confusion on scheduling this week, quarantine time got me a
> little scrambled...)
> So, here's the background:
> We have a statewide Framework of data themes, one of which is the
> Geoscience Theme.
> The main portal is here <https://www.oregon.gov/geo/Pages/fit.aspx>
> Some other examples are Admin Boundaries, and Hydrography. The Framework
> Implementation Team (FIT) is charged with implementing standards and data
> stewardship.
> The Geoscience theme consists of Geology and Soils. There has also been
> discussion about adding a Geomorphology layer.
> *The Geology and Soils themes are both in need of updates to their
> standards*. The new Soils standard was published and announced on the FIT
> website and this email list one month ago, which according to our rules is
> the amount of time it needs to be available for comment. Please address
> comments to Whityn Owen, the Soils workgroup team lead. Barring objections
> we will approve this new standard at the upcoming meeting.
> The Oregon Geology (OGDC) database has been converted to a new national
> standard promoted by the USGS and the American Association of
> State Geologists (AASG). This standard was originally introduced in 2009 as
> NCGMP09 (National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program) and, after
> extensive review and modification, was renamed GeMS (Geologic Mapping
> Schema) and released for broad usage in 2018. Both Lina Ma, the former
> Geoscience Framework FIT lead, and myself have worked on the standard with
> the USGS and AASG.
> The main conversion of the Oregon Geology database was completed
> during the 2017-2019 cycle by DOGAMI, funded through the Framework
> Development program.
> I am currently updating the Geology standard and will get it published on
> the website for comment soon. Since this is a major revision we will want
> to have it open for comment for 30 days. We can discuss it at the upcoming
> meeting.
> So, let's have a meeting during the week of Sept 7, on Wed or Thurs,
> here's a poll <https://doodle.com/poll/85vpdyzxfdp2x82d>[1]to pick a
> time. If you would like to be involved, but these times don't work, please
> send me an email and I'll try to work something out with you.
> Thanks for reading and participating,
> Percy
> [1] https://doodle.com/poll/85vpdyzxfdp2x82d
> --
> David Percy ("Percy"), M.S.
> -Geospatial Data Manager
> -Web Map Wrangler
> -GIS Instructor
> Portland State University Geology
> -geology.pdx.edu

David Percy ("Percy"), M.S.
-Geospatial Data Manager
-Web Map Wrangler
-GIS Instructor
Portland State University
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