Percivall, George (Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.)
The OAB is a forum to discuss the OGC-wide standards architecture. The OAB considers architecture consistency and life cycle management of the OGC standards baseline. The OAB evaluates current technology issues and identify gaps in the architecture that need to be responded to by the Membership. The OAB provides guidance and recommendations to the TC and the PC.
OAB Roles and Responsibilities:
Cox, Simon (CSIRO)
The OGC Naming Authority is a permanent OGC resource. The documents and related OGC URN resources, such as the URN resolver, have stable URLs. The ONA reference is http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogcna.
The primary role of the OGC Naming Authority (OGC-NA) is to ensure an orderly process for assigning URIs for OGC resources, such as OGC documents, standards, XML namespaces, ontologies.
netCDF is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data. The conventions for climate and forecast (CF) metadata are designed to promote the processing and sharing of netCDF files. The conventions define metadata that provide a definitive description of what the data represents, and the spatial and temporal properties of the data.
The OGC CF-netCDF standard consists of a suite of standards that support encoding of digital geospatial information representing space/ti...