OGC requests comment on charter for Coordinate Reference System Standards Working Group

Apr 21, 2016 -- Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Coordinate Reference System (CRS) Standards Working Group (SWG).

The purpose of the OGC SWG is to revise Abstract Specification Topic 2 - Spatial Referencing by Coordinates to the state of an adopted OGC standard and an identical ISO International Standard. This will be achieved by processing comments received during the public comment period and ensuring that the standard is consistent with OGC business plans.

This revision will accommodate advances in modern geodesy, to include the definition of CRSs having a "dynamic datum" - to compensate coordinate changes with time due to tectonic activity, as well as enhanced capabilities for derived CRS definitions (such as a vertical CRS defined through a geoid model). The work will also correct some minor errors. The technical content of OGC Abstract Specification Topic 2 and ISO 19111:2007 are currently identical. In the interests of interoperability ISO and OGC standards need to remain aligned. The work will be conducted jointly with ISO Technical Committee 211.

The draft charter is available for review at portal.opengeospatial.org/files/68188. Comments should be sent via email to Email Contact and are due by DATE. The OGC and the SWG welcome all interested parties.

About the OGC

The OGC is an international consortium of more than 515 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available geospatial standards. OGC standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location based services, and mainstream IT. OGC standards empower technology developers to make geospatial information and services accessible and useful with any application that needs to be geospatially enabled. Visit the OGC website at www.opengeospatial.org.

Contact:
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Trimble Catalyst

Harris

Jobs
Lead Geospatial Analyst for Alion at McLean, VA
Principal Research Mechatronics Engineer for Verb Surgical at Mountain View, CA
Industrial Designer Intern – Spring 2017 for Nvidia at Santa Clara, CA
CAD Systems Administrator for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Senior Mechanical Engineer for Verb Surgical at Mountain View, CA
Upcoming Events
Houston Regions GIS Expo 2017 at 6922 Katy Road Houston TX - Mar 23, 2017
Connected Cities USA at Chicago IL - Mar 29 - 30, 2017
GeoDATA 2017 All-Ireland Showcase at Croke Park Jones' Road Dublin Ireland - Mar 30, 2017
GENEQ
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:
GEOINT2017
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy