Service definition by the Open Geospatial Consortium that defines exchange of sensor data over the web
Goal is to unify the exchange of sensor data over the web.
The Service has the following operations (for full details check the specification)
- GetCapabilities (Advertises projections, formats, etc)
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