Web Feature Service Implementation Specification, Verson 1.1.0.
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Vretanos, Panagiotis, A
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has developed a member consensus that when software vendors implement their products in compliance with open geospatial web service interface and data encoding specifications, end-users benefit from a larger pool of interoperable web based tools for geodata access and related geoprocessing services. The Web Map Server products that have been developed to implement the OGC Web Map Service Implementation Specification  are prime examples of such tools. The GetCapabilities and GetMap interfaces defined in that specification give users on the web an interoperable way to combine and view map images from different sources. And the GetFeatureInfo interface gives those users a way to obtain attribute information about geographic features displayed in a map with a simple mouse click. The OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) Implementation Specification  describes an encoding specification for geodata in XML that enables the storage, transport, process.....
PublisherOpen Geospatial Consortium
Maturity LevelTRL 8 Actual system completed and "mission qualified" through test and demonstration in an operational environment (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
CitationVretanos, P. A. (ed.) (2005) Web Feature Service Implementation Specification, Version 1.1.0. Wayland, MA, Open Geospatial Consortium, 131pp. (OGC 04-094). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-651
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