OGC Press Releases

OGC seeks public comment on candidate OGC Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard - Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1

Release Date: 
2017-04-21
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking public comment on its Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard - Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1.

This OGC WCS Application Profile - Earth Observation Interface Standard (EO-WCS) defines data structures and operations that together allow retrieval of Earth Observation coverages offered by a WCS 2.0 server.

OGC requests public comment on proposed Indexed 3D Scene Layers (I3S) Community Standard

Release Date: 
2017-03-23
Content: 

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on the proposed Indexed 3D Scene Layers Community Standard. Indexed 3D Scene Layers (I3S) was submitted by Esri for consideration as an OGC Community Standard. The submission was supported by 13 OGC member organizations.

OGC approves new standard for geological science data

Release Date: 
2017-03-15
Content: 

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has approved GeoSciML as an OGC Standard. The OGC GeoSciML Standard defines a model and encoding for geological features commonly described and portrayed in geological maps, cross sections, geological reports, and databases.

GeoSciML provides a mechanism for storage and exchange of a broad range of geologic data enabling users to generate geologic depictions (such as maps) in a consistent and repeatable fashion.

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