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We offer cutting-edge, customized software and services that make publishing geospatial data on the Internet easier and more efficient than ever. We operate in the fast-growing market of Spatial Data Infrastructure and geospatially-enabled technologies.


Some of the Projects we have done

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. A main goal for the metadata catalogue was to develop a new user interface more usable and flexible.

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...

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...


It is wonderful to see how easy it can be to publish geospatial data on the internet and how knowledge sharing can accelerate innovation


Recent Blog Posts

When GeoNetwork was still GEONET or Geo-Network

From my FAO archives of 2000. And the rest is history….

Auto ordering point layers on top of line/polygon layers in GeoExplorer

Once in a while we get this question for GeoExplorer (GXP): Force the webviewer to draw points over lines over polygons regardless of the layer menu structure Off course i get the idea, one will not hide the point layer by overlaying it with polygon features. But still implementing this feature is...

Ambitious framework contract with Eurostat

GeoCat is proud to announce that it has been awarded a framework contract, within a joint venture, by the statistical office of the European Commission (Eurostat) regarding the development and maintenance of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) software. The contract will span over 48 months and...