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The Roles of Web Feature and Web Map Services in Real-time Geospatial Data Sharing for Time-critical Applications

Chuanrong Zhang, Weidong Li
2005 Cartography and Geographic Information Science  
Focusing on investigating the role of Web Feature Services (WFS) and Web Map Services (WMS), this research has developed a solution for real-time geospatial data sharing at the feature level over the web  ...  The prototype results show that the OGC WFS and WMS play important roles in real-time geospatial data sharing and exchange from heterogeneous sources at the feature level for time-critical applications  ...  Lynn Usery and anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments on the manuscript. The help from Dr. David J. Travis in revising the manuscript is greatly appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.1559/152304005775194728 fatcat:dlq6f5bnonbazg7aa54lteomvi

Considerations for Implementing OGC WMS and WFS Specifications in a Desktop GIS

Christopher D. Michaelis, Daniel P. Ames
2012 Journal of Geographic Information System  
An implementation of the Open Geospatial Consortium Web Feature Service (WFS) and Web Map Service (WMS) specifications in an open source desktop GIS is presented together with a discussion of considerations  ...  In our implementation, WFS and WMS services are consumed by a plug-in to MapWindow GIS [1], allowing the end user to view WFS, WMS and ArcIMS data, including data from the ESRI Geography Network, in a  ...  This work was also supported in part by the NSF-Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation under award number EPS-0447689.The authors express gratitude to Patricia Mercer for her editing  ... 
doi:10.4236/jgis.2012.42021 fatcat:tx3m24r7enhxdlzkdjyinl7etu

Increasing the Fitness of OGC-Compliant Web Map Services for the Web 2.0 [chapter]

Thomas Brinkhoff
2007 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography  
Google Maps and Google Earth are very popular web mapping services but they are not open and not OGC-compliant. The question arises why this is not the case.  ...  That project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). This support is gratefully acknowledged.  ...  Most of the infrastructure mentioned in Section 5 was set up for the project "OK-GIS: Offenes Katastrophenmanagement mit freiem GIS" together with Jürgen Weitkämper and Christian Rolfs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72385-1_15 fatcat:p64ntvi2rncq7lqsf5njbssosy

An active crawler for discovering geospatial Web services and their distribution pattern – A case study of OGC Web Map Service

Wenwen Li, Chaowei Yang, Chongjun Yang
2010 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
develop a series of specifications and standards, such as FGDC Metadata Content Standards (Nebert 2004) , Web Map Service (WMS; de La Beaujardiere 2004), Web Feature Service (WFS; Vretanos 2005) , and  ...  The procedure allows a WMS to integrate different geospatial information and services at the mapping level. Figure 1 shows a WMS link residing in a web page as a hyperlink.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13658810903514172 fatcat:fuext5tr7ngk3m24sfv56ja6du

Orchestrating OGC web services to produce thematic maps in a spatial information infrastructure

Victoria Rautenbach, Serena Coetzee, Adam Iwaniak
2013 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
Implementations of web service standards by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and ISO/TC 211, Geographic information/Geomatics, such as, the Web Map Service (WMS), Web Feature Service (WFS) and Styled  ...  Ultimately, our goal is to intelligently orchestrate web services to produce thematic maps.  ...  "Volunteered Geographical Information (VGI) for Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) and Geoportals" project. · The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the project "Budowa, standaryzacja  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2012.08.001 fatcat:epz5e3micjg35cll25zfddbugi

DRM policies for web map service

Alban Gabillon, Patrick Capolsini
2008 Proceedings of the SIGSPATIAL ACM GIS 2008 International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS - SPRINGL '08  
The OpenGIS® Web Map Service (WMS) supports the creation and display of maps. In this paper we extend ODRL to accommodate licensing for geographic data created by WMS.  ...  Categories and Subject Descriptors K.6.m [Management of computing and information System]: Miscellaneous -Security  ...  Two of the most popular OpenGIS® implementation specifications are the Web Features Service (WFS) [12] and the Web Map Service (WMS).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1503402.1503408 dblp:conf/gis/GabillonC08 fatcat:6omezi5vxzabti27ctbz2gxbrm

Testing OGC Web Feature and Coverage Service performance: Towards efficient delivery of geospatial data

Gregory Giuliani, Alain Dubois, Pierre Lacroix
2013 Journal of Spatial Information Science  
OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) and Web Coverage Service (WCS) specifications allow interoperable access to distributed geospatial data made available through spatial data infrastructures (SDIs).  ...  Considering these issues, this paper extends and validates the FOSS4G approach to measure the server-side performance of different WFS and WCS services provided by various software implementations; and  ...  We also would like to thank Ian Gunderson, Ron Witt, and four anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier draft.  ... 
doi:10.5311/josis.2013.7.112 fatcat:rsppgunwzzdo7llgrju3fn4bve

Load testing of HELIDEM geo-portal: an OGC open standards interoperability example integrating WMS, WFS, WCS and WPS

Massimiliano Cannata, Milan Antonovic, Monia Elisa Molinari
2015 International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research  
client-side component is a Web interface based on CSS3 and HTML5 trough the usage of the ExtJS framework and the OpenLayers software.  ...  From a technological point of view, the serverside component of the portal is based on a Service Oriented Architecture implemented using the open source software ZOO-Project, GRASS GIS and Geoserver; the  ...  Web Feature Service (WFS) (Vretanos, 2010) defines methods and formats to request, also using spatial and semantic filters, and transmit geospatial vector data through the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.2902/1725-0463.2014.09.art5 fatcat:2jxzlcp6pnco7enjtsevqa762a

Usage of Web Mapping Systems and Services for Information Support of Regional Management

Nicolay Shaparev, Oleg Yakubailik, A.V. Yurchenko, V.I. Syryamkin
2016 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The work considers information and computing technologies supporting regional decisions making and based on geoinformation websystems and mapping web-services.  ...  This paper discusses technologies and webservices used in the creation and implementation of regional geoinformation web-systems.  ...  Acknowledgments The work was supported by grant no. 16-47-240517 from Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Krasnoyarsk Regional Fund of Support of Scientific and Scientific-technical activities.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/20167901081 fatcat:hcwpj5qkjnhr3msrbl64rnr6ei

Map generalization and schema transformation of geospatial data combined in a Web Service context

Theodor Foerster, Lassi Lehto, Tapani Sarjakoski, L. Tiina Sarjakoski, Jantien Stoter
2010 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
Additionally, if processes for generalization and schema transformation are both available as Web Services, it becomes feasible to combine these two types of processes in Web Service chains.  ...  The feasibility of both process scenarios is studied by implementing them in a Web Service architecture. The presented architecture uses the OGC Web Processing Service (WPS) interface specification.  ...  The actual schema transformation is implemented as an extension of the Web Feature Service (WFS) interface definition.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2009.06.003 fatcat:krbnjwzrufhdnpdrxux7vn26aa

Collaborative Post-disaster Damage Mapping via Geo Web Services [chapter]

Laban Maiyo, Norman Kerle, Barend Köbben
2010 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography  
It takes a careful processing, analysis, mapping, and interpretation to generate the required situation maps which can be read and understood by non-satellite expert users.  ...  Geo-Webservices can bring together vast stores of data from heterogeneous sources, along with geospatial services that can interact in a loosely coupled environment and be used to create better information  ...  the Web Coverage Service (WCS) and Web Feature Service (WFS), for querying and retrieving raster and vector data respectively; for processing of spatial data the Web Processing Service (WPS) has been  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03442-8_15 fatcat:oto55u646jdt5gqkprxu6btpfy

Design and Evaluation of a High-concurrency Web Map Tile Service Framework on a High Performance Cluster

Bo Cheng, Xuefeng Guan
2016 International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing  
Web Map Tile Services (WMTS) have been widely used for quick and convenient sharing of geospatial information.  ...  Experiments with more WMTS nodes: In the web service layer of the implemented WMTS system, we increased the number of GeoWebCache nodes from three to six.  ...  Web Map Service (WMS) [2] , Web Feature Service (WFS) [3] , and Web Coverage Service (WCS) [4] .  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijgdc.2016.9.12.12 fatcat:ldec6vcimnekfdw4xufzxsxpvy


P. Boccardo, P. Pasquali
2012 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Taking advantage of post-disaster satellite imagery these virtual communities were able to give an impressive contribution in mapping affected areas and in damage assessment.  ...  Nowadays the crowd sourcing, whether made of experts or not, can play an important role in preparedness and disaster response.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Crisis Mappers network and the GeoNode core developers community.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxix-b4-543-2012 fatcat:hnjnqfbedfhahovdxm7q4y3f3y

Adaptive and Optimized RDF Query Interface for Distributed WFS Data

Tian Zhao, Chuanrong Zhang, Weidong Li
2017 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Web Feature Service (WFS) is a protocol for accessing geospatial data stores such as databases and Shapefiles over the Web.  ...  Users can also define a simple configuration to associate WFS feature types, attributes, and values with RDF classes, properties, and values so that user queries can be written using a more uniform and  ...  Chuanrong Zhang and Weidong Li conceived the original design, prepared the data, and have collaborated in prototype implementation and paper revision.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi6040108 fatcat:eo5xyylvjneabarq3lu34taice

Features Construction Geospatial Web Applications and Services for the Environmental Monitoring Systems
Особенности построения геопространственных веб-приложений и сервисов для систем мониторинга состояния окружающей природной среды

Alexey A. Kadochnikov
2015 Journal of Siberian Federal University Engineering & Technologies  
Для оформления карт и картографических слоев применяется Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) -язык описания стилей, используемый для отображения объектов на карте в Web Map Service (WMS) и Web Feature Service  ...  (WFS) серверах, а также собственный формат описания стилей, разработанный для геопортала ИВМ СО РАН.  ... 
doi:10.17516/1999-494x-2015-8-7-908-916 fatcat:2wu7ekkhmjcovolp2wgfufokoi
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