According to the circular letter sent by GEO Secretariat Director José Achache to the GEO Member States and Participating Organisations recently, the evaluation phase of the GEOSS Common Infrastructure has been launched by three actions requested from the side of the GEOSS community:
- Evaluating the GEO Portal candidates,
- To register components such as data bases, catalogues, services and tools in the GEOSS Components and Services Registry, as well as
- To register standards, protocols and other specifications enabling the interoperability of components in the GEOSS Registry.
The three GEO portal candidates are as follow: