Working Groups

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.

Metadata DWG

Chair(s):

Danko, David (Esri)
Eller, John (US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA))

Group Description:

The Metadata DWG addresses issues related to how metadata must be specified in OpenGIS Specifications to fully enable certain services in the OpenGIS Service Architecture. Maintains close correspondence between ISO TC/211 metadata standard and OpenGIS Specification's handling of metadata.

Coverages DWG

Chair(s):

Baumann, Peter (Jacobs University Bremen GmbH)
Meissl, Stephan (EOX IT Services GmbH)

Group Description:

The central purpose of the Coverages DWG is to promote and oversee development of OGC Implementation Specifications for exploitation of, and accessing, coverage data, including images and other grid coverages. Secondary purposes include promoting use of these specifications, and refining the OGC Abstract Specification as may be needed to better support these specifications.

Earth Systems Science DWG

Chair(s):

de La Beaujardiere, Jeff (US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA))
Nativi, Stefano (CNR Institute for Atmospheric Pollution Research)

Group Description:

The Earth Systems Science (ESS) DWG engages in outreach and dialog with the Natural Resources and Environment information community to demonstrate the value of OGC processes and standards, and to provide a point of input for new requirements.

Current focus of the group includes:

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