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@matthewhanson matthewhanson released this May 6, 2019 · 3 commits to master since this release

v0.7.0 - 2019-05-06


  • Updated language / fixed typos
  • Moved static vs dynamic discussion text to catalog best practices document
  • Moved hosting of interactive api docs from swaggerhub to
  • JSON Schemas are now all following the latest JSON Schema version, draft 07.


  • No longer require an absolute self link for Items, Collections and Catalogs.
  • Reorganized api-spec, added extensions folder to hold API extensions
  • Change the fields parameter in the API to allow filtering on any property.
  • Refinements to SAR extension, changed several fields from a single array-based field (sar:absolute_orbit, sar:resolution, sar:pixel_spacing, sar:looks) to multiple fields with exactly one value.
  • Commons extension ability to 'merge' properties is now in the core specification


  • Catalog best practices document, including recommendations for catalog layouts, html, and self-contained catalogs.
  • page parameter for STAC API
  • Optional collection property field in Items (previously part of the Commons extension)
  • It is now required to link to /stac/search/ from /stac/
  • Added new fields to SAR extension: sar:incidence_angle, sar:relative_orbit, sar:observation_direction
  • Added new filter parameters ids and collections to /stac/search/


  • Removed the field sar:off_nadir from the SAR extension
  • JavaScript-based validation
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