By Chris Holmes, Radiant Earth Foundation
Radiant Earth Foundation has released its first Spatio Temporal Asset Catalogue (STAC) API as version 1.0.0-beta.1. The STAC specification provides a common language to describe a range of geospatial information, enabling online search and discovery of geospatial assets.
Radiant Earth Foundation released the API independent of its STAC Core (i.e. content) releases, and aligned it more closely with the OGC API — Features. This led them to reorganise their repository and restructure their OpenAPI documents to reflect that new structure and lay the groundwork for future improvements.
Major improvements include that services will need to declare