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pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python

This labs project has now completed incubation and has graduated as as a full-fledged OSGeo project in March 2015 - congratulations!

Basic Project Data

  • Project Name: pycsw
  • Project Status Condition: Stable, Adult
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  • Project Contact: Angelos Tzotsos
  • Short Project Description: pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python. pycsw fully implements the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification [Catalogue Service for the Web]. Initial development started in 2010 (more formally announced in 2011). The project is certified OGC Compliant, and is an OGC Reference Implementation. pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata. Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can also be exposed via OGC:CSW 2.0.2, providing a standards-based metadata and catalogue component of spatial data infrastructures.

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Project Deliverables

  • Latest Project Release: 1.4.1 - 26 March 2013