Service definition by the Open Geospatial Consortium that defines exchange of bitmaps for map visualisation

AuthorOGC

Goals

Goal is to unify the exchange of bitmaps for map visualisation

Definition

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

  • GetCapabilities (Advertises supported layers, projections, formats, etc)
  • GetMap (Returns the requested map)
  • GetFeatureInfo (provides details about a selected feature)
  • GetLegendGraphic (renders a map legend)

Implementations

Servers * GeoServer (GeoWebCache) * MapServer * deegree * QGIS server

Clients * Leaflet * OpenLayers * Google Earth * QGIS

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