Standardization in the field of digital geographic information.
This work aims to establish a structured set of standards for information concerning objects or phenomena that are directly or indirectly associated with a location relative to the Earth.

These standards may specify, for geographic information, methods, tools and services for data management (including definition and description), acquiring, processing, analyzing, accessing, presenting and transferring such data in digital/electronic form between different users, systems and locations.

The work shall link to appropriate standards for information technology and data where possible, and provide a framework for the development of sector-specific applications using geographic data.


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In Geneva the ISO week 2018 had a lot of things on the Agenda.

Wednesday 26th September UN and ISO had the Standards for the SDGs meeting. 

We had a successful day in getting knowledge and input on how ISO/TC 211 can become a part in this and show that our standards also supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals


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