Service definition by the Open Geospatial Consortium that defines exchange of sensor data over the web

AuthorOGC

Goals

Goal is to unify the exchange of sensor data over the web.

Definition

The Service has the following operations (for full details check the specification)

  • GetCapabilities (Advertises projections, formats, etc)
  • DescribeSensor
  • GetObservation
  • GetResult
  • GetDataAvailability

SOS is part of a stack of services, named Sensor Web Enablement.

Example request: http://sensorweb.demo.52north.org/52n-sos-webapp/service?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=SOS&ACCEPTVERSIONS=2.0.0

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