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

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is it possible to create gis web application that can clip raster images using vector layer shapefile?

I need to create a web application that can navigate through the world or even single country and let the user draw or upload polygon shapefile to clip raster data according to that drawn or uploaded ...
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Is there any WCS service example with Mapserver?

I want to publish tiff image in browser using Mapserver, for obtaining elevation data. Is there any resource or example regarding this.
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How to convert Dekstop QGIS project as QGIS Web Client using python?

Assuming there are many Desktop project files .qgs.Is there a way using python to enable File>Project Properties>OWS Server>WMS/WFS/WCS in a batch mode ?
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Raster symbolization in open source web gis

We would like to build a simple web map application that displays raster data (e.g. a digital surface model) and symbolizes values (e.g. height) using a color ramp. Is it possible to have the user ...
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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 differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, and WPS. Can somebody 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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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 ...