EuroGeographics joins GEO

EuroGeographics is delighted to be recognised as a Participating Organisation in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).

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Ireland and Spain elected to EuroGeographics Management Board 

Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastre and Land Registry Authorities have elected representatives from Ireland and Spain to the Management Board of their membership Association, EuroGeographics.

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OGC Big Geo Data White Paper made public

The OGC "Big Geo Data" white paper is now public at http://docs.opengeospatial.org/wp/16-131r2/16-131r2.html. Sections 4 and 5 lists ideas OGC Members suggested for future work to advance the big data in OGC. Several of the ideas are already advancing in the BD DWG. I am game to work with Members who want to advance the other ideas.

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Marie-Françoise Voidrot receives OGC’s Gardels Award

At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Technical Committee in Southampton, UK, Marie-Françoise Voidrot received the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award. The Gardels Award is awarded each year to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advance OGC's vision of geospatial information fully integrated into the world's information systems.

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OGC approves Community Standard for streaming 3D Content

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has approved a new 3D standard for content strategy. This standard is focused on high performance visualization and spatial analysis in a services or disconnected environment. The standard is referred to as the OGC Indexed 3D Scene Layer (I3S) and the Scene Layer Package Format (SLPK) Specification.

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OGC seeks public comment on proposed Geocoding API Standards Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting comments on the draft charter for an OGC Geocoding API Standards Working Group (SWG).

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OGC recognizes the IJIS Institute with Distinguished Member Award

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that the IJIS Institute has been awarded OGC’s Distinguished Member Award, and Steve Ambrosini a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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