OGC® Web Feature Service 2.0 Interface Standard – With Corrigendum, Version 2.0.2.
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Vretanos, Panagiotis (Peter) A
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The Web Feature Service (WFS) represents a change in the way geographic information is created, modified and exchanged on the Internet. Rather than sharing geographic information at the file level using File Transfer Protocol (FTP), for example, the WFS offers direct fine-grained access to geographic information at the feature and feature property level. This International Standard specifies discovery operations, query operations, locking operations, transaction operations and operations to manage stored, parameterized query expressions. Discovery operations allow the service to be interrogated to determine its capabilities and to retrieve the application schema that defines the feature types that the service offers. Query operations allow features or values of feature properties to be retrieved from the underlying data store based upon constraints, defined by the client, on feature properties. Locking operations allow exclusive access to features for the purpose of modifying o.....
PublisherOpen Geospatial Consortium
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeStandard
CitationVretanos, P.A. (ed.) (2014)O GC® Web Feature Service 2.0 Interface Standard – With Corrigendum, Version 2.0.2. Wayward, 253pp. (OGC 09-025r2). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-597
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