January 15 Deadline for Comments:Common Framework for Earth-Observation Data
The US Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has completed its draft of recommended standards and practices for Earth observation data management, which they title a "Common Framework for Earth-Observation Data." This document is open for feedback through January 15, 2016.
GEO is encouraging any RDA member with an interest in Earth observations and government data to review the document and provide feedback. Furthermore, they are also open to any working group of RDA to collaborate and send feedback as one unit.
The document with instructions on submitting comments is available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/library/shareyourinput.
A blog post with additional information is available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/12/09/improving-access-earth-observations .