FAQ: What do the acronyms EPSG and POSC stand for?
What do the acronyms EPSG and POSC stand for?
EPSG stands for European Petroleum Survey Group. They publish a database of coordinate system information plus some very good related documents on map projections and datums. The Projection Engine uses a modified version of the EPSG model.
POSC is the Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation. It publishes open standards for the energy and petroleum industry. The POSC standard uses the EPSG model.
Last Published: 5/5/2016
Article ID: 000002814