Open Geospatial Consortium

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for April 29th: Geospatial Mapping in Nursing; By Design; GWF workshop; 5G and Blockchain; OGC

FDNY geospatial mapping used to reach opioid overdose cases Nurses and nursing students are using local, real-time maps of opioid…

New plenary speaker joins GeoIgnite 2019 in Ottawa: CEO Nadine Alameh of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

GeoIgnite is thrilled to announce the newest plenary speaker to enhance our agenda June 18th: Nadine Alameh, Chief Executive Officer…

OGC seeks sponsors for disaster-related geographic pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is seeking additional sponsors to support the OGC DisastersPilot. Current sponsors include Federal Geographic Data…

Free Open Geospatial Consortium Technology Trends Webinar

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Time: 10:00 – 11:00 EDT GeoConnections is extending an invitation to the webinar, “Open Geospatial Consortium Technology…

Receiving Station Inuvik geomatics

Earth Observation Exploitation Platform: OGC seeks your input on draft charter

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks comments on the draft charter of a proposed Earth Observation Exploitation Platform Domain Working…

GeoPackage: A format with database capabilities

A couple of months ago the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) sought public comment [1] on the new version of GeoPackage…

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC): proposed GeoRSS Community Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on the proposed GeoRSS Community Standard.  First available in 2006, GeoRSS…

Free Webinar March 15th: NRCan, OGC, & USGS Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation invites you to attend the Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration Webinar. Managed and…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

Open Geospatial Consortium adopts the OGC SensorThings API as an official standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted SensorThings API Part 1: Sensing as an official standard. The OGC SensorThings API…

Canada Takes Part: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Meets in Anchorage

The Arctic SDI Board, which includes mapping executives from Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the…

NetCDF: a growing standard for encoding georeferenced data in binary form

Recently, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced an extension to the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard that specifies how…