Welcome to The Open Geospatial Consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international not for profit organization committed to making quality open standards for the global geospatial community. These standards are made through a consensus process and are freely available for anyone to use to improve sharing of the world's geospatial data.

OGC standards are used in a wide variety of domains including: Geosciences & EnvironmentDefense & Intelligence; Smart Cities, including IoT & Sensor Webs, mobile tech, and the 3D & Built EnvironmentEmergency Response & Disaster Management; Aviation; Energy & Utilities; and many more.

Our 525+ member organizations come from across government, commercial organizations, NGOs, academic, and research institutes.

Consider becoming a member today and join our dynamic and diverse global standards community. 



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