Vancouver, Canada, February 8, 2012 – Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, announced today the expansion of its strategic partnership with the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI) through the lending of expertise to CUAHSI and engagement in a number of key initiatives.
“We are very excited about the OGC call for comment on the WaterML2.0 standard,” said Stu Hamilton, Senior Hydrologist, Aquatic Informatics. “We would like to congratulate Peter Taylor, the chair of the Hydrological Domain Working Group, for a job well done. We continue to contribute time and expertise to this committee as part of our ongoing commitment to making this the inter-operability standard of choice.”
“We view Aquatic Informatics as a strategic partner who has contributed to the development of WaterML services,” commented Dr. Richard Hooper, Executive Director, CUAHSI. Dr. David Maidment, Center for Research in Water Resources, University of Texas, added, “The expertise provided by Aquatic Informatics is helping to improve the design of inter-operability standards and their advocacy role in promoting adoption and implementation of these standards is appreciated. They really seem to be committed to improving both the quality and availability of global water data.”
“We are pleased to provide expert opinion to CUAHSI on a critical review of their Hydrological Information System software stack,” said Ed Quilty, President and CEO, Aquatic Informatics, “Our industry-leading technological know-how is widely acknowledged in the hydrometric community and this is just one of the ways that we can work with our academic partners in improving the state of the art.”
Aquatic Informatics’ commitment to the Hydrological Forecasting Interoperability Experiment is expected to lead to substantial improvements in the efficiency that information needed for flood warnings can be discovered, acquired, and made available forecasters in an analysis-ready format.
The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI), is a 501(c)3 research organization representing more than 130 U.S. universities and international water science-related organizations. www.cuahsi.org
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