4 March 2013. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of a new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG is to progress the GeoSciML data model and application schema for geoscience information interchange to the state of an adopted OGC standard. The OGC members convening this group invite the public to comment on the GeoSciML 4.0 SWG charter (https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=51418)
OGC Press Releases
28 February 2013.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level.
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25 February 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted "Semantic annotations in OGC standards" as an OGC Best Practice.
20 February 2013 - The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 6th phase of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-6). AIP-6 aims to increase the use of GEOSS resources by end-users. An end-user might be, for example, a farmer in a developing nation whose cell phone app accesses an online service
14 February 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has adopted the OGC CF-netCDF Data Model extension to the existing OGC Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) Core Encoding Standard version 1.0.
14 February 2013. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) to solicit proposals in response to requirements for the OGC Geo4NIEM Project. The Geo4NIEM Initiative will result in recommendations to enhance the geospatial capabilities within the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM). Sponsors have identified specific Information Exchange Packages (IEPs) from Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Justice/Law Enforcement domain, and the Maritime domain as representative examples for investigation in this initiative.
7 February 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks comments on an OGC discussion paper, netCDF Uncertainty Conventions (netCDF-U) 1.0. This discussion paper proposes a set of conventions for managing uncertainty information within the netCDF classic (also known as netCDF3) data model and format.
31 January 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC MilOps Geospatial Interoperability Experiment (MOGIE). The CFP document is available at: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/97
18 January 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the OGC OWS Context Conceptual Model and the associated ATOM Extension document candidate standards.