Working Groups

Architecture WG

The Architecture WG considers overarching architectural issues that are germane to multiple OpenGIS(r) specifications, including mechanisms for describing and invoking services in a heterogeneous distributed network. Chair: Doug Nebert (ddnebert [at] usgs.gov), Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC).

Workflow Domain WG

The mission of the Workflow DWG is to establish a forum for describing, discussing, and solving any issues related to geospatial workflows. By geospatial workflow we mean any workflows that contain any or all processes that relate to geospatial processes and/or data. The primary focus of this DWG is to help individuals and organizations to identify smar...

Security WG

Mission

It is the mission of the Security WG to establish an interoperable security framework for OpenGIS Web Services to enable protected geospatial information processing.

Background and Problem Statement

Current specifications of the OGC do not include security related aspects. In order to enable protected geospatial informa...

Energy and Utilities DWG

Chair(s):

Hughes, Renee Bogle (Hughes, Renee Bogle)
Oldfield, Eddie (Oldfield, Eddie)
Simmins, John (Electric Power Research Institute)

Group Description:

The Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group will focus on the global energy and utilities community, which is defined as individuals and organizations engaged in the geospatial aspects of the planning, delivery, operations, reliability and ongoing management of electric, gas, oil and water services throughout the world.

Decision Support DWG

The Decision Support DWG discusses requirements for interfaces necessary for interoperable service chaining (common expression and execution) in the areas of data mining, Integrated Client to access all OWS services and simulation. The DSS WG is currently reworking its mission to better reflect current OGC and IT best practices with regard to decision sup...

The Decision Support WG discusses requirements for interfaces necessary for interoperable service chaining (common expression and execution) in the areas of data mining, Integrated Client to access all OWS services and simulation. The DSS WG is currently reworking its mission to better reflect current OGC and IT best practices with regard to decision support.

Hydrology DWG

Chair(s):

Zaslavsky, Ilya (University of California, San Diego Supercomputer Center)
Boston, Tony (Australian Bureau of Meteorology)
Pecora, Silvano (World Meteorological Organization (WMO))

Group Description:

The Hydrology Domain Working Group is a Joint Working Group of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the OGC

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