Open Geospatial Consortium

OGCOpen Geospatial Consortium (OGC)OGC CommunityOGC standardsOpen Geospatial Consoritum (OGC)
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international voluntary consensus standards organization, originated in 1994.wikipedia
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SensorThings API

SensorThings API - an open and unified framework to interconnect IoT devices, data, and applications over the Web. Currently a candidate standard waiting for votes.
SensorThings API is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standard providing an open and unified framework to interconnect IoT sensing devices, data, and applications over the Web.

Geography Markup Language

GMLGeography Markup Language GMLApplication Schema
GML – Geography Markup Language: XML-format for geographical information
The Geography Markup Language (GML) is the XML grammar defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to express geographical features.

Catalog Service for the Web

CSWCatalogue ServiceCatalogue Service for the Web
CSW – Catalog Service for the Web: access to catalog information
CSW is one part (or "profile") of the OGC Catalog Service, which defines common interfaces to discover, browse, and query metadata about data, services, and other potential resources.

Keyhole Markup Language

KMLKMZ.kmz
KML – Keyhole Markup Language: XML-based language schema for expressing geographic annotation and visualization on existing (or future) Web-based, two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional Earth browsers
KML became an international standard of the Open Geospatial Consortium in 2008.

Geographic information system

GISgeographic information systemsgeographical information system
In the OGC, more than 500 commercial, governmental, nonprofit and research organizations worldwide collaborate in a consensus process encouraging development and implementation of open standards for geospatial content and services, sensor web and Internet of Things, GIS data processing and data sharing.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of 384 companies, government agencies, universities, and individuals participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available geoprocessing specifications.

Simple Features

SFSISO 19125-1:2004 ''Geographic information -- Simple feature access -- Part 1: Common architectureSimple Features for SQL Specification, Versions 1.1 and 1.2
SFS – Simple Features – SQL
Simple Features (officially Simple Feature Access) is both an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 19125 that specifies a common storage and access model of mostly two-dimensional geometries (point, line, polygon, multi-point, multi-line, etc.) used by geographic information systems.

SensorML

SensorML – Sensor Model Language
SensorML is an approved Open Geospatial Consortium standard.

Spatial reference system

coordinate reference systemNational Grid Referencecartographical coordinates
SRID, an identification for spatial coordinate systems
Spatial reference systems are defined by the OGC's Simple feature access using well-known text, and support has been implemented by several standards-based geographic information systems.

Web Coverage Service

WCS
WCS – Web Coverage Service: provides access, subsetting, and processing on coverage objects
The Open Geospatial Consortium Web Coverage Service Interface Standard (WCS) defines Web-based retrieval of coverages – that is, digital geospatial information representing space/time-varying phenomena.

Sensor Observation Service

SOS
SOS – Sensor Observation Service
The web service as well as both file formats are open standards and specifications of the same name defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

Styled Layer Descriptor

SLD
SLD - Styled Layer Descriptor
In cartography, a Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) is an XML schema specified by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for describing the appearance of map layers.

Web Map Service

WMSmap servicesweb map
WMS – Web Map Service: provides map images
A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol developed by the Open Geospatial Consortium in 1999 for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet.

Web Feature Service

WFSWeb feature
WFS – Web Feature Service: for retrieving or altering feature descriptions
In computing, the Open Geospatial Consortium Web Feature Service (WFS) Interface Standard provides an interface allowing requests for geographical features across the web using platform-independent calls.

Web Processing Service

WPS
WPS – Web Processing Service: remote processing service
The OGC Web Processing Service (WPS) Interface Standard provides rules for standardizing how inputs and outputs (requests and responses) for invoking geospatial processing services, such as polygon overlay, as a web service.

Web Coverage Processing Service

WCPS
WCPS – Web Coverage Processing Service: provides a raster query language for ad-hoc processing and filtering on raster coverages
The Web Coverage Processing Service is maintained by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

GeoSPARQL

GeoSPARQL – Geographic SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language: representation and querying of geospatial data for the Semantic Web
GeoSPARQL is a standard for representation and querying of geospatial linked data for the Semantic Web from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

Web Map Tile Service

WMTS
WMTS – Web Map Tile Service: provides map image tiles
The specification was developed and first published by the Open Geospatial Consortium in 2010.

Coverage data

coveragesCoveragecoverage model
WCS – Web Coverage Service: provides access, subsetting, and processing on coverage objects WCPS – Web Coverage Processing Service: provides a raster query language for ad-hoc processing and filtering on raster coverages
An interoperable service definition for navigating, accessing, processing, and aggregation of coverages is provided by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Coverage Service (WCS) suite and Web Coverage Processing Service (WCPS), a spatio-temporal coverage query language.

WaterML

WaterML – Information model for the representation of hydrological observation data
The current version is WaterML 2.0, released an open standard of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

GeoXACML

GeoXACML – Geospatial eXtensible Access Control Markup Language
GeoXACML version 1.0.1 is standardized by the Open Geospatial Consoritum (OGC).

ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics

ISO TC211TC 211Technical Committee 211
The OGC has a close relationship with ISO/TC 211 (Geographic Information/Geomatics).
The ISO/TC 211 work is closely related to the efforts of the Open Geospatial Consortium.

Semantic Sensor Web

OGC Sensor Web Enablement
Semantic Sensor Web
This technique builds on current standardization efforts within the Open Geospatial Consortium's Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) and extends them with Semantic Web technologies to provide enhanced descriptions and access to sensor data.

GeoTools

GeoTools – implements OGC standards as OGC releases them
It provides an implementation of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specifications as they are developed.

Observations and Measurements

ISO 19156:2011 ''Geographic information -- Observations and measurementssampling features
Observations and Measurements
O&M is also published as a topic of the Open Geospatial Consortium Abstract Specification.

OGC Reference Model

OGC Reference Model – a complete set of reference models
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and their specifications and implementing interoperable