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Open GIS(TM) is defined as transparent access to heterogeneous geodata and geoprocessing resources in a networked environment. In 1994, the Open GIS Consortium was founded with the goal of providing a comprehensive suite of open interface specifications that enable developers to write interpreting components that provide these capabilities. Although started in the United States, today the OGC encompasses members from all over the world and is truly global endeavor.

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Authors: MUNRO A, Space Applications Institute, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18744 EN, (1999) 32pp.
Availability: Available free of charge from CCR Ispra, (IT)
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