Working Groups

Catalog DWG

Chair(s):

Voges, Uwe (con terra GmbH)

Group Description:

The Catalog Domain Working Group is responsible for collection of requirements, technology discussions, presentations, and other activities related to OGC work on interface specifications for Catalogs. Catalogs enable the collection, maintenance, and access of content and service metadata for the dynamic discovery of resources. The Catalog Working Group is also the forum for discussion, development, and approval of Profiles of the OpenGIS Catalog Specification.

Aviation DWG

Chair(s):

Arctur, David (University of Texas at Austin)
Lepori, Hubert (Eurocontrol)
Cowell, Deborah (FAA System Operations Airspace and AIM Office)
Chen, Charles (Skymantics, LLC)

Architecture DWG

Chair(s):

Reed III, Carl (Reed, Carl)
Maso Pau, Joan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (CREAF))

Group Description:

The Architecture DWG considers overarching architectural issues that are germane to multiple OGC(r) standards, including mechanisms for describing and invoking services in a heterogeneous distributed network. A key focus for 2015 and 2016 is defining best practices and encoding rules for using JSON and GeoJSON in OGC standards.

Data Quality DWG

Chair(s):

Cunningham, Patrick (Blue Marble Geographics)
Beare, Matt (Beare, Matthew)
Guthrie, Christian (US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA))

Group Description:

The mission of the DQ DWG to establish a forum for describing an interoperable framework or model for OGC Quality Assurance measures and Web Services to enable access and sharing of high quality geospatial information, improve data analysis and ultimately influence policy decisions.

Agriculture DWG

Chair(s):

Lieberman, Joshua (Harvard University)

Group Description:

1. Agriculture Domain Working Group

Operation of the OGC Agriculture Domain Working Group (DWG) will follow the policies and procedures of the Technical Committee.

2. Purpose of the Agriculture Domain Working Group

The purpose of this Working Group will be to:

Land Development DWG

1.    Key Activities.
The DWG will focus on the following activities:
1.    Reviewing the current LandXML schema and determining how best to continue to support the existing users and engage with them.
2.    Assessing the current industry support for the LandXML schema and whether multiple, incompatible versions of the schema have evolved.
3.    Investigating how to best incorporate LandXML into the OGC standards framework, including identifying places where there may be common elements in existing standards such as CityGML.
4.    Investigating the possibility of moving the LandXML schema into LandGML.

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