Development of Open Source Tools that support the CCOG Resolution

Jim Sutherland


National Geo-Referencing Initiative. The Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG) passed a resolution in March 2005 wherebyeach province/territory agreed to develop and implement a plan to require geo-referencingnew legal surveys according to the principles and standards set out in the resolution. MichaelO’Sullivan, former Surveyor General of Canada, initiated the resolution which took over fiveyears of research, development, analysis and discussion before being passed.


CCOG, national georeferencing initiative, requirements, infrastructure


Gama Least Square Program,

uDig Home Page,

GeoTools Home Page,


Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG),

Precise Point Positioning Service, e.php

Canadian Spatial Reference System, |p/index e.php

British Columbia Geo Spatial Reference System,


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