Working Groups

Geo Rights Management (GeoRM) DWG

NOTE: This group was formerly the Geospatial Digital Rights Management (GeoDRM) Working Group.

 

Mission

A great deal of work has been done in the area of data ownership and rights management. This work is of interest to the Geospatial community in that many geospatial data providers need to manage or control who has access ...

NOTE: This group was formerly the Geospatial Digital Rights Management (GeoDRM) Working Group.

 

Mass Market DWG

The mission of the Mass Market Working Group is to broaden the use of location-aware technologies in mainstream consumer and business IT infrastructures.

This working group has two broad goals. The first is to understand the implementation barriers for these interest groups and document them in a format that can guide future technology design. Sec...

The mission of the Mass Market Working Group is to broaden the use of location-aware technologies in mainstream consumer and business IT infrastructures.

Data Preservation DWG

Chair(s):

Maso Pau, Joan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (CREAF))

Group Description:

Purpose of the Data Preservation DWG

The purpose of the Data Preservation DWG is to provide a venue and mechanism for seeking technical and institutional solutions to the challenge of preserving digital geospatial data.

Data Quality DWG

Chair(s):

Beare, Matt (Beare, Matthew)
Meek, Sam (Helyx secure information systems ltd)
Ivánová, Ivana (Curtin University)

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.

Security WG

Mission

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

Background and Problem Statement

Current specifications of the OGC do not include security related aspects. In order to enable protected geospatial informa...

Domain Working Groups

Domain Working Groups (DWG or WG) provide a forum for discussion of key interoperability requirements and issues, discussion and review of implementation specifications, and presentations on key technology areas relevant to solving geospatial interoperability issues.

Web Feature Service DWG

Chair(s):

Daly, Martin (cadcorp (Computer Aided Development Corp.) Ltd.)

Group Description:

The WFS DWG provides a forum to

  1. Discuss requirements for the WFS and Filter specifications
  2. Develop Change Request Proposals for the WFS and Filter specs
  3. Provide a forum for the presentation, discussion, and evaluation of profiles of the WFS specification and
  4. Provide a forum for presentations on uses and implementations of the WFS and Filter specifications in the marketplace.

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