Working Groups

Energy and Utilities DWG

Chair(s):

Hughes, Renee Bogle (Hughes, Renee Bogle)
Oldfield, Eddie (Oldfield, Eddie)
Simmins, John (Electric Power Research Institute)

Group Description:

The Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group will focus on the global energy and utilities community, which is defined as individuals and organizations engaged in the geospatial aspects of the planning, delivery, operations, reliability and ongoing management of electric, gas, oil and water services throughout the world.

Hydrology DWG

Chair(s):

Zaslavsky, Ilya (University of California, San Diego Supercomputer Center)
Looser, Ulrich (Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG))
Boston, Tony (Australian Bureau of Meteorology)
Pecora, Silvano (World Meteorological Organization (WMO))

Group Description:

The Hydrology Domain Working Group is a Joint Working Group of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the OGC

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.

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.

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.

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