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GEO-Energy Summit to Focus on National Security and Energy Independence - DirectionsMag.com

OSGeo, OpenGIS, Open Geospatial - 2 hours 15 min ago

GEO-Energy Summit to Focus on National Security and Energy Independence
DirectionsMag.com
The GEO-Energy Summit 2014 will host corporations and government agencies demonstrating emerging technologies that sustain our future energy needs, work toward interoperable and effective technology integration, and provide the backbone for ...

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ACS sets aside $ millions for disaster risk reduction - PreventionWeb (press release)

Google SDI search - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:30

ACS sets aside $ millions for disaster risk reduction
PreventionWeb (press release)
In his opening remarks at the 22nd meeting of the Special Committee for DRR on Friday, Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie said that, in July, the Cabinet agreed to the creation of a National Spatial Data ...

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Hi-tech viewer eases CBD chaos - The Press

Google SDI search - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:36

Hi-tech viewer eases CBD chaos
The Press
The Forward Works Viewer allows construction firms, planners, government agencies and others to see exactly what work is scheduled for a location and thereby avoid conflicts with others, said Julian Carver, Canterbury spatial data infrastructure ...

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viewer eases CBD chaos - The Press

Google SDI search - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:03

The Press

viewer eases CBD chaos
The Press
The Forward Works Viewer allows construction firms, planners, government agencies and others to see exactly what work is scheduled for a location and thereby avoid conflicts with others, said Julian Carver, Canterbury spatial data infrastructure ...

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Githubbing the <b>GeoPackage</b> specification | Into The Pudding

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
In the past few months one of the main things I've spent time on is the new GeoPackage specification being worked on within the OGC. I was involved in the very early days of the conception, before it was picked up for the ...
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Esri Supports OGC <b>GeoPackage</b> Encoding Standard - GIM <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
Esri has announced its support of the new Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) GeoPackage Encoding Standard. This new OGC specification defines GeoPackages for exchange and GeoPackage SQLite Extensions for direct ...
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OGC Draft <b>GeoPackage</b> Specification - Finally the Shapefile Format <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
Can this be true? Finally a Shapefile replacement which would be a standard coming from the OGC? Maybe we're getting there! Here's an entry on the OGC Draft 'GeoPackage' Specification. You must take a look at the short ...
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Support for OGC <b>GeoPackages</b> in ArcGIS. | ArcGIS Blog - Esri Blogs

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
If you are curious about GeoPackages, here's what you can do. At 10.2.1 or with 10.2.2 desktop, you can create an empty GeoPackage and populate the GeoPackage by copying feature data into it. At 10.2.1, we supported the ...
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OGC <b>GeoPackage</b> Draft Standard, on GitHub, Differences with <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
Catching up the geonews for the month in my absence, this topic is an important one since it tries to provide a modern alternative to the Shapefile format, the GeoPackage standard is aiming to be "super lean, accessible to all, ...
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GDAL/OGR 1.11.0 Released: <b>GeoPackage</b>, Google Map Engine <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
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Esri Supports OGC <b>GeoPackage</b> Encoding Standard

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
Esri will support the new Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) GeoPackage Encoding Standard.
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OpenJUMP PLUS reads OGC <b>Geopackages</b> ~ The OpenJUMP Blog <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
OGC GeoPackage is a new international standard which defines an open, non-proprietary, platform-independent SQLite container for distribution and direct use of geospatial data, including vector features and tile matrix sets.
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OpenJUMP and <b>GeoPackage</b> Part 3: Make it fast ~ The OpenJUMP <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
GeoPackage file is a full relational SQLite database which is stored into one physical data file. Knowing this reveals the two most effective ways for making GeoPackage faster: Create appropriate indexes. A database query ...
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Spatialite and <b>GeoPackage</b> | Into The Pudding

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:30
So I'd like to talk about some of the decisions we made in GeoPackage, as much work went in to discussing alternatives and possibilities that is not obvious from the current document. And I'm interested in opening up the ...
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Association of Caribbean State drives regional approach to disaster risk reduction - eTurboNews

Google SDI search - Fri, 2014-09-19 19:19

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Association of Caribbean State drives regional approach to disaster risk reduction
eTurboNews
The latter will promote the development of Spatial Data Infrastructure in eleven countries in the Caribbean, in order to strengthen the generation, use and sharing of geospatial information. Other initiatives discussed at the meeting included the ...

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Gary Sherman Receives Sol Katz Award - DirectionsMag.com

OSGeo, OpenGIS, Open Geospatial - Fri, 2014-09-19 09:10

Gary Sherman Receives Sol Katz Award
DirectionsMag.com
Sept 12, 2014 - Gary Sherman was honored last week with the 2014 Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software during the FOSS4G 2014 conference in Portland, Oregon, US. This was the tenth year of the award. Gary is the founder of the ...

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Continuing to make our data open: The LINZ Data Service (LDS <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Fri, 2014-09-19 01:00
Land Information New Zealand's Data Service now supports the Open Geospatial Consortium (OCG) GeoPackage format for file downloads. The LINZ Data Service (LDS) is a world-leading open data service providing free ...
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Back to school with GRASS GIS - opensource.com

OSGeo, OpenGIS, Open Geospatial - Thu, 2014-09-18 05:30

Back to school with GRASS GIS
opensource.com
When I was in graduate school, I was fortunate to have among my professors Dr. Helena Mitasova, a developer of GRASS and OSGeo Foundation member, so I gained some experience working with GRASS, but I also knew that the work I was doing was only ...

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OGC GMLJP2 2.0 - Schema Posted

OGC Schema Repository Updates - Tue, 2014-09-16 10:00
The OGC GML JPEG2 XML encoding 2.0 schema described in OGC document 08-085r4 has been posted. See http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/gmljp2 for more information.

OpenGIS Location Services - Navigation 1.3 Schema Posted

OGC Schema Repository Updates - Tue, 2014-09-16 10:00
The OGC Location Services (OpenLS) Navigation 1.3 schema described in OGC document 08-028r7 has been posted. See http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/ols for more information.
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