Working Groups

Coordinate Reference System DWG

Chair(s):

Ryden, Keith (Esri)
Minor, Victor (Blue Marble Geographics)
Hedley, Mark (UK Met Office)

Group Description:

The Coordinate Reference System (CRS) Domain Working Group develops strategies for encoding of earth coordinate reference systems and transformations between coordinate reference systems. Also addresses units of measure. The group has worked consistanty on the joint OGC-ISO Document 19111 - Spatial Referencing by Coordinates and on ISO 19162 Well Known Text for Coordinate Reference Systems.

Sensor Web Enablement DWG

Chair(s):

Botts, Mike (Botts Innovative Research)

Group Description:

Introduction

OGC members are specifying interoperability interfaces and metadata encodings that enable real time integration of heterogeneous sensor webs into the information infrastructure. Developers will use these specifications in creating applications, platforms, and products involving Web-connected devices such as flood gauges, air pollution monitors, stress gauges on bridges, mobile heart monitors, Webcams, and robots as well as space and airborne earth imaging devices.

Security DWG

Chair(s):

Wesloh, David (US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA))
Matheus, Andreas (University of the Bundeswehr - ITIS)

Group Description:

Mission

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

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