IEEE will contribute to AtlantOS in the area of “cross-cutting innovations and emerging networks” for the two tasks of “shared infrastructure” and of “best practices for observing systems”. The IEEE France Section is an IEEE non-profit corporation registered in France in 1967. It has more than 3000 members with many links to both industry and universities. It has experts and experience in oceanic engineering, sensors, systems and standards. Globally, IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology with more than 400,000 members in over 162 countries; The IEEE is a major international standards organization with over 900 active IEEE standards, IEEE has played an active role in GEO and GEOSS development in architecture and interoperability, leading the GEOSS infrastructure for standards and best practices and addressing data quality assurance and other relevant areas. IEEE also leads the GEO Standards and Interoperability Forum (SIF) that works with the Earth observation community in addressing standards and interoperability issues including shared infrastructure and best practices. This work is in line with the AtlantOS objective of best practices compilation and dissemination.
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