The GEO DAB API aims to simplify application development by returning catalog services from the web, open searches with GEO, open archives initiatives, and web processing services. The REST API provides a Swagger URL. GEO (or Group On Earth Observations) operates GEOSS: Group On Earth Observations System of Systems, a set of coordinated, independent Earth observation, information and processing systems that interact for public an private use. GEO Discovery and Access Broker (DAB) is a middleware component which is in charge of interconnecting the heterogeneous and distributed capacities contributing to GEOSS.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Recreation, Events, and Documents. Highlights include an API for mountain bike trail information and an API for adding reverse geocoding and elevation data to applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.