S-100 Geospatial Information Registry

S-100 Geospatial Information Registry contains several registers (online databases) that include items of information that are relevant to those communities developing of S-100 based products and services.

Example registers include:

  • Feature Concepts (used to build Feature Catalogues)
  • Portrayal Information (used for the development of Portrayal Catalogues)
  • Produces Codes - assigned to data producers
  • Product Specifications (+ associated resources)

The S-100 Geospatial Information Registry Site can be accessed here

The information contained in the Registry can be freely accessed, however items can only be added or changed by the managers of approved Submitting Organizations (owners).

The Registry, includes a administration and governance framework that determines how the content of the various registers are managed (i.e. how items are included and maintained in the registers). Items are classified into the community domains which listed below;

Domain Owner Comments
IHO Hydro IHO NIPWG and S-100WG joint domain
WMO ICE WMO ETSI
WMO Weather WMO ETMSS
Inland ENC IEHG
Port ENC
IALA AIS IALA
IALA AtoNs IALA
IALA VTS IALA
AML NATO GMWG
IEC IEC

The administration of this registry conforms to IHO Publication S-99 (Operational Procedures for the Organization and Management of the S-100 Geospatial Information Registry). S-99 is available from the IHO Download Page .

S-99 makes provision for two Control Bodies that are tasked with the administration and management of the Registry.

The Domain Control Body (DCB) consists of a representative of each of the domains. Its members are responsible for;

  • acting as the spokesperson for their domain,
  • canvassing other members in their domain for an opinion on the acceptability of any new proposal, and
  • forwarding a decision to the Register Manager within 60 days

The Executive Control Body (ECB) consists of a representative of each Domain.

  • The ECB monitors and advise Register Manager(s), and arbitrates on decisions or disputes in the Register process.

Domains

IHO Domain

The IHO ..

IALA

The International Association

WMO

The WMO

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