OGC Press Releases

The OGC announces Best Practices Document for Earth Observation Product, Service and Sensor Discovery

Release Date: 
2013-03-20
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20 March 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted as an official OGC Best Practice a document titled, "OGC EO Product Collection, Service and Sensor Discovery using the CS-W ebRIM Catalogue."

This OGC Best Practices Document describes the relations that exist between several metadata conceptual models: Earth Observation (EO) Product, EO Product Collections, Sensors and Services. Specification of the linking between artifacts of these types is important for the process of cataloguing and discovering those artifacts.

The OGC requests comment on proposal to update ISO 19107:2003 Geographic information – Spatial

Release Date: 
2013-10-29
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The OGC requests comment on proposal to update ISO 19107:2003 Geographic information – Spatial

29 October 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on a draft NWIP (New Work Item Proposal) package intended for submission to ISO TC
211 to kick off a project to update ISO 19107:2003 Geographic information – Spatial Schema.

OGC supports American Geographical Society Geography 2050 Fall Symposium

Release Date: 
2014-09-10
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10 September 2014 - The OGC is a partner with the American Geographical Society, the Earth Institute and the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation in presenting the American Geographical Society (AGS) Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050: Mounting an Expedition to the Future”. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the one-day event will take place in the historic Low Library, site of the Pulitzer Prize Award Ceremony.

OGC requests comment on Discussion Papers extending access to 4D weather data collections

Release Date: 
2015-08-20
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20 August 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on a proposed OGC Discussion Paper "A MetOcean Metadata Profile for WCS 2.0" and the supporting Discussion Paper "OGC Web Coverage Service Interface Standard - Coverage Collection Extension".

Clifford Kottman Joins OGC as Vice President, Technology Development

Release Date: 
1997-04-01
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA April 1, 1997 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced today that Dr. Clifford A. Kottman, formerly of The MITRE Corporation, has become OGC's Vice President, Technology Development. In this position he will manage key activities in the OGC Technical Committee, the industry team developing the OpenGIS Specification for software interfaces and services that enable efficient use of geographic information in network computing environments.

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