OGC Reference Model
|Full name||Open Geospatial Consortium Reference Model|
|Type of standard||OGC specification
|Related standard(s)||OGC Abstract Specification or OpenGIS Abstract Specification.|
|Application||The OGC Reference Model (ORM) describes the OGC Standards Baseline focusing on relationships between the baseline documents. The OGC Standards Baseline consists of the approved OGC Abstract and Implementation Standards (Interface, Encoding, Profile and Application Schema – normative documents) and OGC Best Practice documents (informative documents).The purpose of the reference model is
• to provide an overview of the OGC Standards Baseline; • to provide insight into the current state of the work of the OGC; • to serve as a basis for coordination and understanding of the documents in the OGCSB; and • to provide a useful resource for defining architectures for specific applications.