Joan Masó Pau

Researcher

Since 1995 I am a researcher at CREAF and GIS developer. Co-creator of the MiraMon compressed map and the MiraMon Map Reader idea in 1997; the first MiraMon technology for Internet distribution. Teacher in a RS and GIS master in the UAB. Creator of Remote Sensing imagery visualization and download web data portals. Expert in JPEG2000 format. Involvement with professional/scientific bodies: I am an active member of the TC of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) since 2003 (editor OGC 07-057r7 WMTS, OGC 13-082r2 simple profile, OGC 12-108 GMLCOV for JPEG2000 and 08-085r2 GMLJP2 v2 standards), in OGC Testbeds (OWS6, OWS7, OWS8, OWS10, Testbed11 and Testbed 12 resulting in several Public Enginering Reports such as OGC 15-053 JSON and GeoJSON), and chair of the Iberian and Latin American Forum and member of the OAB for 1 year. I am Spanish representative in the ISO19115-1 and ISO 19157 and editor of ISO19165 Data and Metadata preservation standard candidate. I have coordinated the GeoViQua FP7 project (Visualization of quality information in GEOSS) and am coordinating H2020 ConnectinGEO and H2020 WaterInnEU and participated in H2020 ECOPotential and the H2020 ERAPlanet as well as some other national (e.g. Fenodato) and local projects related both with remote sensing and geospatial standards and applications. Earth and Space Science Informatics division president in the European Geosciences Union. Member of the GEO Program Board, GEO Standards and Interoperability Forum, and GD-06 in-situ coordination GEO Tasks. GEO Spain users forum Chair.
 

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Interests

Digital Cartography, Web Technologies

Geoservices, Standards

MiraMon, Map Services, Standards

Recent publications