OGC API - Discrete Global Grid Systems

The draft OGC API - Discrete Global Grid Systems standard specifies an API for accessing data organised according to a Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS). A DGGS is a spatial reference system that uses a hierarchical tessellation of cells to partition and address the globe. DGGS are characterized by the properties of their cell structure, geo-encoding, quantization strategy and associated mathematical functions.


Developer-friendly OpenAPI definitions

Engineering Report

An engineering report describing the prototype API can be found at:


Development of the standards takes place on GitHub.

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