OGC Press Releases

OGC Releases Web Map Service Cookbook

Release Date: 
2003-05-28
Content: 
Wayland, MA, May 28, 2003 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today announced the availability of the Web Map Service (WMS) Cookbook version 1.0, the first in a planned series of books detailing the implementation and use of OpenGIS(R) Specifications. WMS defines interfaces for Web-based software to learn about, retrieve, merge and query maps. The Cookbook provides the basic understanding and steps needed for implementing and exploiting the WMS interface and related technologies.

OGC requests comment on charter for Coordinate Reference System Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
2016-04-21
Content: 

21 April 2016. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Coordinate Reference System (CRS) Standards Working Group (SWG).

The purpose of the OGC SWG is to revise Abstract Specification Topic 2 - Spatial Referencing by Coordinates to the state of an adopted OGC standard and an identical ISO International Standard. This will be achieved by processing comments received during the public comment period and ensuring that the standard is consistent with OGC business plans.

OGC requests comment on charter for environmental electromagnetic field data model Domain Working Group

Release Date: 
2016-08-29
Content: 

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the draft OGC Spectrum Model Language Domain Working Group (SpectrumML DWG) Charter.

The OGC SpectrumML DWG Charter defines the role of a group of OGC members representing the interests of multiple communities that would benefit from having a common international standard data model and derived encoding(s) for environmental electromagnetic fields. Those communities include the remote sensing, electromagnetic compatibility, wireless communications communities, and others.

OGC requests comment on charter for group developing a terrain modeling standard

Release Date: 
2015-02-27
Content: 

27 February 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Common DataBase Standards Working Group. This Standards Working Group (SWG) is being formed to develop and propose one or more candidate standards for a common terrain database model and encoding useful for both runtime synthetic environment generation and terrain database repositories for modeling and simulation.

OGC requests comment on charter for Point Cloud Domain Working Group

Release Date: 
2015-06-18
Content: 

18 June 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Point Cloud Domain Working Group (DWG).  

The Point Cloud DWG is being established to address the gap in the OGC standards baseline with regard to interoperability issues related to sharing and processing point cloud data. The group will not create new standards but will provide a collaborative discussion forum to define and understand issues, requirements, use cases or barriers to interoperability that are of concern to the point cloud community.

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

Release Date: 
2015-08-20
Content: 

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".

OGC requests comment on draft charter for Hydrologic Features Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
2015-06-23
Content: 

23 June 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Hydrologic Features (HY_Features) Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of the proposed SWG is to progress the HY_Features hydrologic feature model to the state of an adopted OGC standard for a common and stable identification and referencing of hydrologic features.

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