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Technical Committee

The OGC membership process is operationally organized into groups and subgroups, each group having a specified role and level of responsibility. There are three major groups, called Committees: The Technical, the Planning and the Strategic Management Advisory Committees.

The Technical Committee is responsible for all aspects of the formal consensus OGC specification process. This includes:

Planning Committee

The OGC Planning Committee is granted authority to operate by the OGC Bylaws. Principal Membership is provided for organizations that wish to participate in the planning and management of the Consortium's technology development process.

The Planning Committee has ultimate responsibility for approving Technical Committee recommendations for the adoption and release of OGC standards, and for Specification Program planning.

Strategic Member Advisory Committee

The Strategic Member Advisory Committee is conceived to be a permanent committee within the OGC organization, designed specifically to provide Strategic Members the opportunity to participate in the strategic planning processes of the Consortium, and to support Consortium operations aimed at achieving the corporation's mission as defined in the bylaws.

Catalog DWG

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.

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.

Catalogue Services Standard 2.0 Extension Package for ebRIM Application Profile: Earth Observation Products

This document describes the mapping of Earth Observation Products – defined in the OGC® GML 3.1.1 Application schema for Earth Observation products [OGC 06-080r4] (version 0.9.3) – to an ebRIM structure within an OGC® Catalogue 2.0.2 (Corrigendum 2 Release) [OGC 07-006r1] implementing the CSW-ebRIM Registry Service – part 1: ebRIM profile of CSW [OGC 07-110r4]. This standard defines the way Earth Observation products metadata resources are organized and implemented in the Catalogue for discovery, retrieval and management.

GeoAPI Implementation Specification

The GeoAPI Implementation Standard defines, through the GeoAPI library, a Java language application programming interface (API) including a set of types and methods which can be used for the manipulation of geographic information structured following the specifications adopted by the Technical Committee 211 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). This standard standardizes the informatics contract between the client code which manipulates normalized data structures of geographic information based on the published API and the libr...