Blue-Cloud Open Science platform as a model for a sustainable Data federation in EOSC
About the session
Blue-Cloud is the marine thematic EOSC, a collaborative Open Science platform in support of EU Mission Ocean. Blue-Cloud innovative core services are deployed through a smart federation of leading European marine data and e-infrastructures, bringing a unique amount of multidisciplinary data, repositories, analytical tools, and computing facilities to the EOSC. The Data Discovery & Access Service (DD&AS) provides a successful example of data federation, crucial for the long-term objectives of EOSC. It enables researchers to retrieve data from marine infrastructures including SeaDataNet, EMODnet, Copernicus, Ecotaxa. Data acquired can be exploited in the Virtual Research Environment, accessible via the EOSC federated login, while Blue-Cloud analytical services and interdisciplinary Virtual Labs are available through the EOSC Exchange.
Relevance for EOSC
The Blue-Cloud Open platform is a great example of implementation of the three main components of the EOSC Federation – EOSC-Core, EOSC-Exchange and the Federation of Data & Data Services – into a unique Open Science platform accessible and usable by other research communities.
Blue-Cloud is a front runner of Data federation in practice, given its success in bringing together 9 data providers covering 10M datasets from the marine domain and making them available via the DD&AS and the VRE to users, allowing interdisciplinary interactions between disciplines, thus demonstrating the value of bringing together a variety of providers and users within EOSC.
The presentations are available here
|11:00 – 11:10||Blue-Cloud model as a best practice for the EOSC||
(EMBL and member of the EOSC Sustainability Task Force representative)
|11:10 – 11:20||Blue-Cloud smart federation approach – overview||
(Trust-It and Blue-Cloud)
|11.20 – 11.50||Overview of Blue-Cloud best in class data management use cases||
(FAO of the UN, Knowledge and Information Management Team of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division)
(Managing Partner at Premotec GmbH and FNS-Cloud H2020 representative)
|11:50 – 12:00||Future evolution of Interoperability & FAIR data management aspects in Blue-Cloud 2026||
(IRD and FAIR-EASE)
|12:00 – 12:30||A sustainability model for data federation in EOSC||Panel discussion moderated by Jessica Klemeier|
This session explores the Blue-Cloud Data federation model and its tangible implementation via use cases. A panel of experts from the EOSC Sustainability Task Force, marine data and service providers, and disciplinary communities will discuss why and how to continue sustaining data federation practices in EOSC.
@BlueCloudEU, #OpenScience, #Datafederation,
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