A geospatial standards organization known as the Open Geospatial Consortium

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How to pre-render map tiles

I'm looking for a mechanism/mechanisms where by I can pre-render my own map tiles and then server them up to the client through OGC WMTS service. There are numerous ways I have searched on the web ...
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What's the difference between coordinateDimension and spatialDimension?

The OpenGIS standard mentions three methods to query the dimensions of a Geometry: dimension(): the inherent dimension of the geometry: 0 for Point 1 for Curve 2 for Surface coordinateDimension(): ...
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Is there public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available which lets ArcGIS for Desktop with CSW Client Add (WMS) To Map?

This is a follow on from a Question that I asked last year entitled Is there a public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available?. That Question has an Accept-ed Answer but I would now like to expand upon ...
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How to get elevation of a coordinate given a dtm file out of a PostGIS?

What would be the best way to get elevation of a coordinate out of a PostGIS database (SQL/plpgsql) given a GeoTIFF dtm file? Importing as PostGIS Raster (which seems more costly) and calling ...
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INSPIRE, GEOSS and OGC

(as simply as you can) what are the differences between INSPIRE, GEOSS and OGC? I will explain what I understood: (1) The OGC provides standards for web-mapping that like WMS, WFS (are these ...
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Is there anything like OGC Property IN list Filter?

I am converting some CQL filters to OGC, and I'm wondering whether there is something like a propery in list filter in OGC, or the only solution is to combine the PropertyIsEqualTo with an OR ...
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are there UML models of the OGC standards available online (native files not pdfs)

Last time I checked, there were only PDFs with class diagrams available on the net (downloadable for at least 140 swiss francs a piece) , but not the UML models in a native format of a database ...
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Can use of GML Simple Features profile by Web Feature Service (WFS) be advertised?

The ArcGIS 10.1 documentation on Working with WFS services says: The GML Simple Features profile is recommended for use with ArcGIS and is the basis for WFS support in ArcGIS. Is there an easy ...
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How to provide multiple URL endpoints to the same GeoServer instance?

I'm trying to setup a GeoServer instance where different users can connect to the same underlying datastore using different URLs, in order to key different behavior in another custom GeoServer ...
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How to get raw values from OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) via ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1?

I posted this a few days ago to the ArcGIS Discussion Forum but have had no response so thought I would try here as well. I'm new to Web Coverage Services (WCS) but have found it easy to add one ...
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Is there an open standard for raster information?

For geographic vector data (Features) there is an OGC standard that defines geometries and their different annotations such as WKT and WKB. For raster image data however, I was not able to find ...
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How are ESRI WKT projections different from OGC WKT projections?

Does anyone know the precise list of differences between esri wkt and ogc wkt projection format strings? I know there are various tools to help convert from esri wkt to ogc wkt, incl gdal utilities ...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards

I was trying to understand about the OGC and OGC Standards but i got confused that are they provide standards like ieee or they provide standards that should be implemented with your application i am ...
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Get a geometry point along a line from another point with distance using OGC SFSQL

I am wondering is that any quick OGC SFSQL function (or any other spatial query) which return a geometry point that: The point is x distance along a line from its A-End ? ps: I am using postgis 2.x
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Overview of SLD expressions

Does anyone have an overview of how expressions are supposed to work along with an overview of all available expressions. I have looked at the official references at the website of the OGC and I can ...
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Driving Zone Computation using Web Processing Services

I am currently evaluating different OGC Services(WFS,WMS and WPS) for driving zone computation. As I am new to WPS services, I would like some suggestions regarding which OGC services to implement. ...
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Is there a public Web Map Tiling Service (WMTS) available?

Does anyone know of an "almost always available" service URL for a public facing Web Map Tiling Service (WMTS)? I'm keen to test WMTS client capabilities without having to configure a WMTS server.
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Parsing OGC Filters with C++

Google Translation I am developing an application in C + + you need to parse OGC filter. Anyone know any way to parse an OGC filter with C + +? Estoy desarrollando una aplicación en C++ que ...
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List of free WFS 2.0 clients

I have the task to provide my point observations data in the "WFS 2.0" (Web Feature Service 2.0) standard format. Are there any free, easy-to-use, desktop GIS clients or online viewers for showing ...
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C++ parser for OGC Filter Encoding 1.0

I'm developing a C++ application and I have to parse a OGC Filter in order to implement querying functionality on a metadata repository. Does anyone know any C++ library to parse OGC Filters? Thanks. ...
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GeoServer Transformation Function (Categorize) Problem

I'm trying run three filter functions(Recode,Categorize,Interpolate) described at the bottom of this page http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/filter/function_reference.html Recode and ...
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What are the differences between the OGC and ISO WKT/WKB specification?

Are the OGC-Simple feature access and the ISO (ISO/IEC 13249-3:2011 "Information technology - Database languages - SQL multimedia and application packages - Part 3: Spatial") significantly different ...
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Servers that implement OGC Geo/Time OpenSearch

The OGC is close to publishing the "OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions", which can be downloaded from http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/116. That specification is based on, but extends, ...
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ArcGIS Desktop - Web Services Definitions

Aside from .LYR files, is there a file format (preferably open) for defining web service endpoints for Arc products? For example, if I publish a WMS feed, can I provide a downloadable resource for ...
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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Is WFS:native mandatory to get OGC compliance?

I am a newbie to this domain. I am using WFS 1.1.0 and found out that is has a wfs: native operation. I wanted to know whether I can get OGC compliance without implementing WFS: native or is it ...
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SQL: Select aggregated Bounding Box of multiple Features

I would like to calculate the aggregated bounding box of multiple features using OGC Simple Feature SQL or SQL API of ArcSDE. The following statement will only query the bounding box of each feature: ...
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What is the OGC way of representing Related features?

I have a point shapefile of Persons (The point is located at the registered address of the person) and a polygon shapefile of parcels. There is an owner_id attribute in the parcels shapefile, which ...
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ogc:filter how to filter a number?

The below sld passing attribute5 having 3.09 or 5.56. But not 1690.98 or 10923.34 which is just opposite of what we need. How to parse the string attribute5 data as number here.. ...
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Is there an exhaustive, searchable catalog of all GIS web services (e.g. OGC WMS/WFS, REST, SOAP)?

Many of us have struggled to get a list of GIS services that are available on the internet. Specifically map services that expose OGC based interfaces like WMS, WFS or Web Service interfaces like ...
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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Geoserver: WFS/WMS query by month on Date datatype

I have a GeoServer running, using a Postgis database as storage for a workspace with a few different layers. These layers are accessible through WMS or WFS. One of the variables in this database is ...
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OGC WMS Validation

We're trying to validate our WMS server with OGC standards,to do so OGC has a test page available. Here,only stacked on a single error wms:profiles-basic-1 (View Details): Failed When we look ...
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ArcGIS layer format

am I correct in saying that the ArcGIS layer format for styling maps (*.lyr) is not an OGC approved format? And this is the reason that QGIS cannot read the *.lyr files? Thanks Antonio
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postGIS (?) - ST_Difference preserving attributes

EDITED QUESTION: PROPER SYNTAX FOR ST_DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TABLES? I have two huge polygon datasets from shapefiles, call them 'baselevel' coverage and 'deluxe' coverage. They each contain over 2.4 ...
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Are these two OGC WKT projections the same? And if so, why are their reference strings different?

So here is the .prj text of a federal shapefile dataset of all public airports in its native OGC WKT format: ...
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OpenStreetMap is more technical than many people think [closed]

I have been asked to write an article on the above topic. I am writing on Quasi topological data format Incompatibility with OGC standards (WMS vs mapnik, WFS vs overpass, SLD vs mapcss) Closed ...
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Making my GIS application OGC compliant

We have a stack of open source software's which we use to build a GIS. We would like to align our application to OGC as much as possible. I visited the site and read about the standards. Now my ...
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Is it possible to make OGC WMS/WFS look like a ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

ESRI contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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OGC filter intersects polygon

I am trying to get a selection of points in my dataset, by selecting a polygon and returning all points inside it. I am using an OGC fiter, and currently I am testing it directly in the OpenLayers ...
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GeoServer WMS OGC-filter fails with “I dont understand the tag: gml:Polygon”

I'm trying to construct an OGC filter to pass to a WMS GetMap request to GeoServer but I can't seem to do it. The goal is to show the parts of the layer that intersects with a supplied polygon. ...
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Why is the OGC Symbology Encoding standard not being implemented and is SLD an alternative?

I searched exhaustively over the internet as well as at this How to export Symbology from ArcGIS to Microstation or QGIS? but didnt find a satisfactory answer. Hope to get the answers from the experts ...
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How to Create database using OGC compliant geometries and Custom type Geometries?

I am interested in storing geometry attributes in a PostGis database, so that it would be OGC compliant, along with OGC compliant geometry types like point,line, linestring, etc. I also wanted to ...
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Reading OGC geometry data from SQL server using R

I would like to write a script in R that creates a map using OGC geometry data that is stored on a Microsoft SQL server. Is there a way to read OGC geometry data using a query passed from R? Maybe ...
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How many WFS-T clients exist?

I would like to know which applications or libraries (proprietary or open source) offer transactional Web Feature Service (WFS-T) client functionality. Those include: Desktop or online applications ...
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Are there any Geospatial OData Feeds?

I see that OData V3 has support for geospatial types. Has anyone published a feed that uses the new geospatial data types?
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Desktop client symbolozing a WMS layer by sending SLD to the WMS server?

Objective is simple: finding 'desktop software' (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, etc) that can load a WMS layer, and then send its own SLD to apply to the WMS server in order to get the WMS layer back with the ...
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What resources are there to create a WPS from a web app?

I am developing a web app using the Weight of Evidence method and I need to create a web processing service out of it or enable it for web processing services. The code is in C# and includes an ...
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How to display some Ushahidi's layers (WFS) in my Web portal?

I'm working on a VGI Web portal. I'm using OpenLayers and the application is running throw the TomCat server. I would like to know if it's possible to display layers from Ushahidi or others VGI tools ...