Test WaterML2.0 with surface water data by disseminating surface water data from Rhin - Rhein - between Germany & France to all participants using OGC SOS, WFS, WMS web services and WaterML2.0 encoding. This will additionally demonstrate cross border surface water data interoperability.

Participants and contact persons

  • DLZ-IT: German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (Dietmar Mothes)
  • IOW-Sandre: International Office for Water - Sandre (Sylvain Grellet)
  • KISTERS AG (Michael Natschke, Stefan Fuest)
  • 52north (Arne Bröring, Simon Jirka)
  • disy Informationssysteme (Carsten Heidmann)

Contributing countries

  • France
  • Germany
  • The Netherlands (provided through Germany)
There are no contacts yet to Switzerland. The Netherlands are kept informed (Contact to Martijn van Dijk from Rijkswaterstaat by Carsten Heidmann and Bernd Mörstedt (DLZ-IT)) about the progress of the IE.


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Data Sources

Country Participant Data Source Data Type
Germany DLZ-IT GKINFO near real time
The Netherlands DLZ-IT (GKINFO) archived data included in GKINFO on a ??? level
France IOW-Sandre Banque Hydro+Vigicrue near real time data


Country Participant Software
Germany 52°north SOS server based on 52°north software
Germany 52°north web client for WaterML2.0 datasources
Germany KISTERS AG SOS server and client software
Germany disy Informationssysteme GmbH CSW implementation

SOS Instances




Overview page at KISTERS

Overview Page at DLZ-IT


52north client

52north client hosted by disy

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-- CarstenHeidmann - 01 Apr 2010
Topic revision: r22 - 04 May 2011, CarstenHeidmann
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