OpenGIS® Geography Markup Language (GML) Encoding Standard. Version 3.2.1.
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The OpenGIS® Geography Markup Language Encoding Standard (GML) The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for geographic transactions on the Internet. As with most XML based grammars, there are two parts to the grammar – the schema that describes the document and the instance document that contains the actual data. A GML document is described using a GML Schema. This allows users and developers to describe generic geographic data sets that contain points, lines and polygons. However, the developers of GML envision communities working to define commun........
PublisherOpen Geospatial Consortium
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeStandard
CitationPortele, C. (ed.) (2007) OpenGIS® Geography Markup Language (GML) Encoding Standard, Version 3.2.1. Wayland, MA, Open Geospatial Consortium, 437pp. (OGC 07-036). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-645
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