Spatial Data Infrastructures Simplified

Spatial Data Infrastructures Simplified

We offer software, services, support and consulting so you can publish geospatial data on the Internet easier and more efficient than ever.

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International standards are at the heart of our solutions and have been tested in the most demanding circumstances.

We are excited to help you with your challenges, no matter how big or small.


Nationaal GeoRegister (The Netherlands)

Nationaal GeoRegister (The Netherlands)

GeoCat was contracted to implement a metadata catalogue based on GeoNetwork opensource for the National Geo Registry of The Netherlands.

Neftex Petroleum Consultants ltd

Neftex Petroleum Consultants ltd

GeoCat Bridge is a key part of our Neftex Earth Model publishing workflow, enabling us to easily replicate the geological symbols used to style our ArcGIS produced content said Alex Rushfort of Neftex Now we can deliver Web Map Services to our international oil industry clients through GeoServer, retaining the familiar appearance of our desktop GIS data products.

Flemish Geographical Information Agency – AGIV

Flemish Geographical Information Agency – AGIV

GeoCat has developed the metadata catalogue portal for the Flemish Geographical Information Agency (AGIV) in a consortium with GIM. Several improvements and new functions have been added to the GeoNetwork opensource based catalog to further refine support for INSPIRE, improve the metadata publishing workflow and support horizontal scaling of multiple catalog instances.

German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy – BKG

German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy – BKG

GeoCat is contracted by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy, BKG, to implement several enhancements to GeoNetwork opensource for the German INSPIRE Spatial Data Infrastructure GDI. One of the goals is to create a module for metadata content analysis to will allow metadata editors to determine the quality of the metadata in order to improve it.

Environment Canada

Environment Canada

GeoCat is contracted by Environment Canada to implement a metadata catalogue based on GeoNetwork opensource. A main goal for the metadata catalogue is to be compliant with web accessible rules. In the context of the project many other features have been implemented. For example the support for the SensorML metadata profile, an enhanced workflow module that offers several levels of verification...

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

GeoCat has implemented the metadata catalogue based on GeoNetwork opensource for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. The metadata catalogue contains new features like the integration of data files uploaded as online resources with an FME Server, a reporting module and a module to allow massive updates of metadata content.

SwissTopo geocat.ch

SwissTopo geocat.ch

GeoCat has contributed to the development of the SwissTopo geographic catalogue. geocat.ch is the metadata catalogue for Switzerland’s geodata. Federal, cantonal and municipal offices as well as private firms use geocat.ch to publish metadata for their own geodata. GeoCat worked in a consortium with CamptoCamp (Swiss) and BRGM (France) on the implementation. GeoCat focussed on the support...

Nordic Open Source Initiative Network

Nordic Open Source Initiative Network

GeoCat is contracted by a consortium of the cadastre agencies of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Scotland to develop the core of their respective National geo-registries. GeoCat works on ensuring the compliance of the software with the INSPIRE directive for metadata. The security layer and web mapping interface are further developed as part of this project which is running since the start...


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Query GeoNetwork with SPARQL

Report of a session examining GeoNetwork as a facilitator for the semantic web

Update on conformance testing

These days I happened to work on three projects that shared a similar aspect, testing a number of interfaces on the level of conformance with some specifications. In this post I present some of my findings while doing this exercise. The first project was the evaluation of the level of conformance...

Report OSGEO.nl Day 25th nov 2014

The dutch OSGeo team recently organised a succesfull event as part of the national GeoBuzz event. Some 100-ish came to listen to a variety of speakers. GeoCat sponsored the event, was actively involved in the organisation and hired a sketch-noter, Erwin Dijkhoff, that captured the talks at the...

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