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<b>GeoPackage</b>: A Clarification - 1.1.0

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
A few months ago I mentioned that I want to avoid substantive changes and a version 1.1 of the GeoPackage standard. It didn't quite work out that way so I would like to clarify what administrative, substantive, and critical ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Introducing Thomas Neirynck

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
We have had a small shake-up in the GeoPackage Standards Working Group (SWG). Roy Rathbun (NGA) has recently accepted another position within NGA and will not be as available to support OGC initiatives. Roy has ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: What I Want for Christmas (or 2016)

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
A way to publish multiple versions of the GeoPackage specification on geopackage.org (right now it just shows the working version); Speedy adoption of GeoPackage 1.0.2; A repeatable process for producing HTML (and ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: <b>GeoPackage</b> Vision

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
I am regularly asked about the vision for GeoPackage. For example, is it a simple container or does it have any higher level semantics? While the GeoPackage Standards Working Group (SWG) has not produced a formal ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: The One That Got Away

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
As a SWG chairman, I take pride in building consensus. We have tackled some tricky challenges this past year and I am pleased to say that we have gotten there with only one roll call vote. What I found most of the time is that ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Preparing for <b>GeoPackage</b> 1.0.2

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
The GeoPackage Standards Working Group (SWG) has voted to recommend the working version of the GeoPackage specification to the OGC Technical Committee for adoption as version 1.0.2. Because of some substantive ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: 2015 Recap

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
As I type this, OGC is preparing for its Technical Committee meeting in Sydney, Australia. Unfortunately I cannot be there in person. Nevertheless, I want to take this opportunity to recap all of the work the GeoPackage ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Elevation Extension

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
Currently the GeoPackage Standards Working Group (SWG) is developing an extension to support the storing of elevation data in support of visualization and analysis operations[1]. We see this as a good thing because ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: One Geometry per Table

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
It keeps the semantics of the data model concise: a feature has one shape. This is in line with other vector data formats with which GeoPackage is often compared, such as Shapefile or GeoJSON. By sharing this restriction, ...
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Support for OGC <b>GeoPackages</b> in ArcGIS. | ArcGIS Blog - Esri Blogs

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Tue, 2016-03-15 17:00
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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<b>GeoPackage</b>: <b>GeoPackage</b>.org and GitHub

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sun, 2016-03-13 00:30
Start at geopackage.org. That is my message every time I present about GeoPackage. GeoPackage is the first OGC project with its own home page. (The old structure was really only good for finding downloadable versions of ...
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OGC Adopts <b>GeoPackage</b> Standard for Mobile - GIM International

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Fri, 2016-03-04 02:00
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has adopted the OGC GeoPackage 1.0 (GPKG) encoding standard. The GeoPackage standard is developed to make it much...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Powers-of-Two Scale Sets

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Thu, 2016-03-03 06:30
When we built the GeoPackage standard, there was a big push to limit tile sets to powers-of-two zoom levels. This is how most tile-based web maps (Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, etc.) work and there is a certain wisdom to it ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Coordinate Reference Systems

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Thu, 2016-03-03 06:30
It is no secret. Coordinate reference systems (CRSs) are a constant issue in the geospatial community. Unfortunately they are a fact of life for many of us[1]. The GeoPackage standard requires that the CRSs in use be ...
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<b>GeoPackage</b>: Introduction

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Thu, 2016-03-03 06:30
GeoPackage is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standard for storing geospatial data and information in an SQLite database. The GeoPackage specification describes a set of conventions for storing the following ...
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Esri Supports OGC <b>GeoPackage</b> Encoding Standard

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Thu, 2016-03-03 06:30
Esri will support the new Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) GeoPackage Encoding Standard.
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OGC Seeks Participants for International <b>GeoPackage</b> Elevation <b>...</b>

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Sun, 2016-02-21 18:00
November 4, 2015 —The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Elevation Extension Interoperability Experiment (GPKG-EE IE). The OGC GeoPackage ...
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Displaying map tiles from <b>GeoPackage</b> - GIS Stackexchange

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Wed, 2016-01-27 08:00
Is it possible to translate tile requests from a mapping engine wanting Google Map style tiles into tile requests from a geopackage file? If not, where can I find information about how to create a mapping engine that handles the ...
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Geo tips &amp; tricks: GDAL <b>GeoPackage</b> raster support

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Wed, 2016-01-27 08:00
The GeoPackage format has been adopted this year as a OGC standard and covers storage of both raster and vector data within the same SQLite3 container. This is not a completely revolutionary approach as there were ...
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OGC Draft <b>Geopackage</b> Specification – Spatially Adjusted

GeoPackage Blogosphere - Wed, 2016-01-20 13:30
Well not entirely because it looks like SpatiaLite is being integrated into a new OGC draft specification, Geopackage. OGC Plenary GeoPkg_SWG 2013-1-14. I'm the first one to complain about OGC standards (WxS, GML, ...
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