Standards Working Groups


1.    CF-NetCDF 1.0 Standards Working Group
NetCDF (network Common Data Form) is a data model for array-oriented scientific data, a freely distributed collection of access libraries implementing support for that data model, and a machine-independent format. Together, the interfaces, libraries, and format support the creation, access, and sharing of scientific data.


1. Purpose of the Standards Working Group

The purpose of GMLJP2 v1.1 Standards Working Group is to move the existing GMLJP2 version 1.0.0 standard through a revision process. The SWG will process impacts to this standard from updates of dependent standards, address omissions from the initial standard, process comments from OWS5, and assess future ...



TITLE: NetCDF Standards Working Group Charter
Author Name (s): Ben Domenico
Email: ben [at]
DATE: 28 April 2014
CATEGORY: Data Model and Encoding Standard Working Group

GeoAPI 3.0 SWG

1. Purpose

The GeoAPI Standard Working Group (SWG) aims to create the GeoAPI 3.0 Standard which will define a set of Java language interfaces along with an associated test suite, to provide a standardized, programming language level realization of some core OGC specifications. These interfaces will facilitate the creation of accurate, coherent, interoperable, and verifiable implementations of those OGC standards.


1.    IUGS-OGC GeoSciML v4.0 SWG


2.    Purpose of this Standards Working Group

The purpose of this Standards Working Group is to progress the GeoSciML GML data model and application schema for geoscience information interchange to the state of an adopted standard. This will be achieved by processing comments received during the public comment period and ensuring that the standard is consistent with the OGC business plan.

3.    Scope of Work