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OGC

April 7, 2016

OGC Seeks Public Comment on Update of OGC Abstract Specification Topic 11: Metadata from ISO 19115:2003 to ISO 19115:2014

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) requests public comment on the update of OGC Abstract Specification Topic 11: Metadata from ISO 19115:2003 to ISO 19115:2014. The update has been approved by the OGC Architecture Board (OAB) and the Metadata Domain Working Group (DWG). The period for public comment ends 07 May, 2016 ISO 19115-1:2014 defines the

March 14, 2016

OGC publishes Testbed 11 Geospatial Information Management Engineering Reports

14 March 2016 – The OGC Members recently approved release of all the public OGC Engineering Reports that resulted from the 2015 OGC Interoperability Testbed 11. Testbed 11 is the most recently completed of the OGC's long series of major geospatial interoperability initiatives. Five of the 26 Testbed 11 Engineering Reports focused on Aviation Information

March 4, 2016

OGC Seeks Public Comment on Candidate OGC Coverage Collection Extension

4 March 2016 — The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC® Coverage Collection Extension Standard. The candidate OGC® Coverage Collection Extension Standard specifies a useful mechanism for grouping coverages together into a collection. Geospatial coverages, as defined by OGC and ISO, represent homogeneous collections of values located in

March 2, 2016

OGC Announces Oil Spill Response Common Operating Picture Recommended Practice

02 March 2016 —The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces that the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) through the Geomatics Committee and IPIECA (the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues) have issued, in cooperation with OGC and Resource Data, Inc., the OGC IOGP/IPIECA Recommended Practice for a Common

February 24, 2016

OGC Requests Information to Guide Arctic Spatial Data Pilot

24 February  2016 — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) requests information to help advance the “Arctic Spatial Data Pilot”. The Arctic Spatial Data Pilot is an OGC Interoperability Program initiative sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey and Natural Resources Canada. This recently launched initiative aims to help all Arctic stakeholders benefit from improved access to the

January 29, 2016

OGC Seeks Public Comment on Discussion Paper Describing JSON Implementation of the OGC and ISO Observations & Measurements Standard

29 January 2016 — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) requests public comment on the OGC OGC Observations and Measurements – JSON Implementation Discussion Paper. IT progress from 2000-2010 provided the Web services foundation that supports OGC Web Services, which depend on XML and the OGC (and ISO) Geography Markup Language (GML), an XML grammar for encoding geospatial

January 26, 2016

OGC Announces Simplified Web Mapping Standard

26 January 2016 — The OGC announces that the OGC membership has adopted the The OGC® WMTS Simple Profile, which defines a simplified profile of the OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) Interface Standard (see below). WMTS Simple limits the flexibility of the original OGC WMTS standard for the sake of interoperability with some mass market

January 22, 2016

OGC, InLocation Alliance and i-locate Project Seek Input on Use Cases and Benefits of Indoor Positioning

22 January 2016 — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), the Inlocation Alliance (ILA) and the i-locate Project invite you to contribute to a survey on use cases and benefits of indoor positioning. Kirk Burroughs, Board Chair of InLocation Alliance stated that "the indoor positioning market is currently translating the successful use cases of "outdoor" GPS based

January 4, 2016

OGC Announces New Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Project

Jan. 4, 2016 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces a new OGC Interoperability Program project called the "Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Standards and Communication Pilot" (Arctic SDI Pilot). The Arctic SDI Pilot is sponsored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada. The goal is to demonstrate to Arctic stakeholders the

December 15, 2015

OGC Announces Standard to Make Complex Environmental Data Easier to Use in GIS

Dec. 15, 2015—The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has approved the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding using GML Coverage Application Schema, an extension to the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard. The OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard has emerged as a widely used and well supported data model and encoding for domains such as atmospheric

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