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The University of Texas at Austin Hosts the OGC, an International Standards Organization

The University of Texas at Austin Hosts the OGC, an International Standards Organization

The University of Texas at Austin will host the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee Meeting on March 19-23. The OGC is an international consortium of more than 435 companies, government agencies, research organizations and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available standards that make it easier for systems to communicate geographic information.…   » Continue Reading

Marine Scientists to Assess Environment Before Offshore Drilling Begins in U.S. Arctic Waters

Through a $2.9 million, three-year grant from the Minerals Management Service (MMS), a team led by University of Texas at Austin marine scientists will assess the biological and chemical conditions on the seabed of the Chukchi Sea before the area opens for offshore oil drilling.