As SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) specification matures one of the more frequent questions we get asked is the relationship between STAC and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). I wanted to write this post to help clarify, at both a technical and an organizational level.
The tl;dr version is:
‘STAC API implements and extends the OGC API — Features standard, and our shared goal is for STAC API to become a full OGC standard’
The longer version has a lot more detail, but if you’re interested then read on!