Web Coverage Service (WCS) allows querying and retrieval of coverages.

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Best practice to perform raster map algebra in open source web GIS?

Map algebra for raster is easy with ArcGIS Raster Calculator (or QGIS). I had thought this would be easy with web GIS servers such as GeoServer and MapServer plus OpenLayers etc. as well. What I want ...
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Access multiple rasters with GeoServer

I am curious if anyone knows if, and how, it would be possible to configure GeoServer to provide download (GetCoverage) capabilities to multiple adjacent rasters. A GeoServer mosaic comes close, but ...
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Large number of small high-res images in Geoserver

I'm getting started with Geoserver and have come to a crossroad. I have a lot of high resolution GeoTIFFs which will be continuously published to Geoserver over time. As of now, I create 1 datasource ...
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How to store and serve the time a GeoTIFF refers to

I'm writing software that creates temperature maps as GeoTIFF files. I need to store the time to which the GeoTIFF file refers; not the raster creation time, but the time during which the temperature ...
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Qgis Server and WCS service : problem to display raster layers

I'm using Qgis Server and I am experiencing a few problem. I would like to display some raster layers ( for basemap) with other vector layers but I only obtain a white backgroung. My situation : I ...
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Using GeoBrain WCS4DEM in QGIS?

I added the GeoBrain WCS server to the server list: http://geobrain.laits.gmu.edu/cgi-bin/gbwcs-dem?version=1.0.0& I connect to the server and get a list of layers. I select the first one listed ...
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Does QGIS Server come with time dimension support (WMS, WCS)?

I wanted to know if QGIS Server allows publishing data with time dimension support, in the case of services such as WMS or WCS?. If this is possible, how can I enable this feature?. Thanks for your ...
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QGIS WCS client with clip parameter

Can be defined bbox parameter in a WCS service? I require trimming the layer coordinate in a box, I'm trying to prove the following WCS, but shows the entire layer globally: ...
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WCS: Raster Size Out of Range Error even if within Capabilities' Lower and Upper Corner

I'm fairly new at WCS so bear with me if this is a really stupid question, but I can't really understand the problem. I'm trying to retrieve some DEM data from the Italian Ministry of Environment's ...
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GeoServer WCS geotiff style not loading in ArcMAP

I have published a GeoTIFF file using GeoServer's (2.4.5) WCS service. I also defined a colormap style on GeoServer. I know the style works, because, when I load the map through WMS the colormap is ...
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Cannot describe coverage. WCS

I have Map Server 6.0.3 installed and running in my local machine. The same for Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 I have created a .map file using NOTEPAD++ for a WCS service that I want to access using ...
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How to import r.in.gdal from WCS (only region extent)

Can I import WCS-Data only for the current region by r.in.gdal? I tried to import raster data from my WCS into GRASS GIS, using r.in.gdal as proposed in ...
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What are the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS?

By looking at I do not really understand the difference of WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS. May you please explain the differences between them?
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Error while retrieving a WCS coverage with GDAL

I'm currently using the OSGeo-Live 7.0 (Link) image to write a PyWPS process. Part of this process is to retrieve a WCS layer with GDAL (from a GeoServer instance). Since GDAL supports WCS out of the ...
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Use of Geoserver raster processes within OpenLayers: WCS/WPS problem.

I've been working with some GeoServer processes using OpenLayers as client. I've been successful in those which use WFS as input (like gs:BufferFeatureCollection). My problem comes when I want to use ...
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How to define a BoundingBox when using GDAL's WCS Driver (Java API)?

Is it possible to define a bounding box when requesting a coverage subset using the GDAL WCS Driver, accessed using GDAL's Java API? I've read several mailing lists and related posts on ...
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Setting up THREDDS catalogs for ocean model data

I've got a bunch of NetCDF files from ocean modeling runs. Some are 3-day forecasts that are run daily, some are hindcast runs where each hindcast is split into multiple files like ...
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How to request elevation data from ERDAS Apollo?

I'm developing a custom application(Desktop based using uDig SDK) where user have a provision to select the line feature on map to view its elevation chart. So far I can do this using Google ...
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Recommended way for changing value in PostGIS using GeoServer

I have a map being rendered from PostGIS using GeoServer. I frequently make some edits to the map and update the new value by directly connecting to the PostGIS database and then making the changes ...
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features supported by WCS in geoserver?

i have implemented a geotiff image layer using WCS service in geoserver 2.2.4. I have searched on net for operations supported by WCS...it tells me about 3 operations: GetCapabilities, ...
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How to implement WCS in geoserver?

I have to add raster data in geoserver using Web Coverage Service. I have raster data in geotiff format. The problem is that the geotiff image I have added to the geoserver is using WMS not the WCS ...
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Time-aware layers WCS Service

I am currently developing an application that requires to display raster images over a period of time (I'm looking how Hurrican Sandy progressed). While investigating, people have suggested that I ...
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How to automate downloading “slices” of data from Web Coverage Service (WCS)?

I'd like to automate downloading "slices" of data from a WCS service. This is a WCS 1.1.2 service, supporting netCDF. The data are updated daily - forecasts from an atmospheric regional model - and ...
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How to extract a WCS layer with gdal_translate?

There is a certain WCS layer that I'd like to save it to my local computer for analysis. According to GDAL WCS driver draft: "Accessing a WCS server is accomplished by creating a local service ...
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How to get raw values from OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) via ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1?

I posted this a few days ago to the ArcGIS Discussion Forum but have had no response so thought I would try here as well. I'm new to Web Coverage Services (WCS) but have found it easy to add one ...
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when should I use a web coverage service instead of a wms?

Having used WMS for years now, I am wondering what extra benefits there could be if I also offered WCS for certain raster datasets eg. DEM. I have geotiff DEMs which I have loaded into geoserver and ...