A Web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over a network.

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Examples of Sanborn map WMS?

I'm wondering if anyone has heard of or come across any examples of scanned and georeferenced Sanborn Fire Insurance maps being served as a WMS. I know there are copyright issues, so presumably only ...
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WMS behind proxy

I have problem with some kind of WMS. It serv images like WMS but only images - no xml file on GetCapabilities - and require additional params like KEY and PERM because is behind PHP proxy. ...
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How can I show a interactive map?

I am trying to develop a web app like this. That is, I want to show a map with points and when the users clicks on a point, it should display some information about it. Can I do that with TinyOWS? ...
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How to show a chart in a web page with data values, like a GPX track

I want to show a chart with 2 lines of data along a track in a web page. Something like how a GPX with elevation is visualized on gpsies.com. You have the plot and the map, and hovering on the map ...
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Which GEO data format does this data represent

I am parsing GIS data from a ESRI webservice in which I get the data specified as the following in a JSON file "geometryType" : "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference" : { "wkid" : 102100 an ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Service fails on data loading

I have a Desktop Script tool that works fine when run on desktop, but does not work when the results are turned into a geoprocessing serice. Running ArcGIS 10.2 on Desktop and 10.2 on server. I have ...
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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ArcServer 10.1- Get Original Document location (mxd) from published web service using python

I need to extract the document location of a published web service. Is there any way this can be accomplished in python? I know where the maps are sitting on the server, and i know the name of the ...
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Do you know a service route calculation to get a route between several points?

I need a routing service with an API callable from a web or desktop application. I have several points: a start, an end, and intermediate points in the disorder. I expect the routing service to send ...
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Publishing esri geoprocessing service - upload custom python modules?

I have an esri geoprocessing service which causes problems when publishing to arcgis server. The python scripts behind the service are structured as a custom python module, in a folder with an ...
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Is it a good idea to use GRASS Algorithms for Geoprocessing in a Server Environment?

I´m designing a web-service to run in a server environment that will do some geoprocessing actions to datasets uploaded by users and send the results back. I´m programming in Python, and so far I´ve ...
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How to add Map Legend, Scale Bar and Select tool to an ArcGIS Server Service?

I have published a service from ArcMap to my Server Account but I can't figure out how to add the legend, scale bar and select tool to the service. According to the published service it was built ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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Why outside border of a service area is always not reasonable?

In ARCGIS 10.1 network analysis, why results of service area are different if number of break points is changed? For example, the grid is 300m*300m, I try to produce service area around a node. ...
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Get list of cities within a bounding box

I need to find a web service that allows me to reverse-geocode but with a bounding box. In other words, I want to give the coordinates for a bounding box of latitude and longitude, and be provided ...
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How do I optimize the speed and enable ArcGIS to create the Service Area around my locations?

The Problem: Every time I try to solve the service area around locations, ArcGIS crashes. It takes forever to load facilities and draw just a single polygon. How do I optimize the speed and enable ...
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How to set up a public facing server?

Depending on this post How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?. i have installed arcgis server 10.2 for .net with web adapter, on win7 sp1 ultimate, i just guideline, how to setup my web map as public ...
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How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?

I have created a web map app on arcgis.com. I have installed ArcGIS 10.2 for Server, and created a services and published it on arcgis.com, but it is local server. I want to any one opening my web ...
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What's an appropriate solution for displaying points fetched from a table?

I have at hand a common GIS task: The data: I posses 16,000 Excel rows. Each has latitude and longitude and some other attributes. I need to build a program that allows the user to type in a location ...
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How to save a map service to a local drive.. Forest Service Ranger Districts

I am using a map service in a project. I would like to find out if it is possible to save it to my local computer. This is what I am looking at: Server: http://apps.fs.fed.us/ArcX/services Name: ...
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How to return geo-tagged social media posts?

I have seen quite a few ESRI web apps that utilize Geo-Tagged social media posts as a point data layer. I'm wondering how one goes about querying things like Twitter, Flickr and YouTube to return ...
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Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
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Web mapping service with GEBCO bathymetry data

Is there any open web mapping service provide map tiles with GEBCO bathymetry data. As far I know Only Google uses GEBCO bathymetrydata for ocean floor model. Others uses ocean as plain blue. I need a ...
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How to convert Ext.data.TreeStore loading from file to loading from .net webservice?

I have a Ext.data.TreeStore which read data from text file : this.store = Ext.create('Ext.data.TreeStore', { model: "GeoExt.data.LayerTreeModel", proxy: new Ext.data.HttpProxy({ ...
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What free or open source cloud-based software is recommended by/for the GIS community?

Note: This question is intended to complement an earlier question on installed, desktop software. What GIS-related, or even non-GIS-specific, web- or cloud-based software/tools/services -- that are ...
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What's the most appropriate tool(set) for creating a community map?

When you move to a new place, it's very useful to have maps tailored to your interests available at the click of a mouse or tap of a smart phone. The following projects are great examples of more ...
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Connect ESRI Feature Service to Oracle Spatial database

I need to display some business and feature data from an Oracle Spatial database on a website. The website will use ESRI's HTML5 map components ...
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Looking for non-Earth GIS Web Services

Hey I'm building a web application and want to use some GIS services for other planets/moons. In general, I want to find GIS web resources which apply to bodies apart from Earth. Anybody have url ...
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How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
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ggmap, ggimage… - Saving and loading maps in R

In my current R project I'm working with the ggmap package to download and display maps. What bothers me is that you need internet access to load maps from google etc. I'd like to load a map from the ...
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What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings?

What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings, which is free? Or maybe it's better to ask "does exist such a public service?" I want to add some 3d polygons to my 3d plane, ...
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Failed to publish globe service on ArcGIS Server. Error 001369

I'm trying to publish a globe service on our ArcGIS Server and in ArcGlobe I get this error message "Failed to publish service." ---> Went to Results: [h=1]001369 : Failed to create the ...
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Show content of layers in web map application

How can I show the layers used in ArcMap 10.1 such as .csv files, in published web map application? When I publish the map it says: No layers found to display
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Best way for rendering geotools in web service [closed]

I'm using geotools in my web service project. I always thought geotools is somehow compatible with openlayers, but now when it actually came to implementing this functionality, i can't find even one ...
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Is it possible to install OpenGeo within Amazon Web Services - Free Tier?

I like to ask if it is possible to install OpenGeo within an instance of the Amazon Web Services - Free Tier.
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Is there a “yellow pages” web service for Europe?

I need to put some European businesses on a map, but I only know the country of these businesses. I am looking for a way to obtain a lat/lon position or an address for each. What "yellow pages" web ...
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Problem with extent of mapserver wms/layer

I use mapserver with MS SERVER 2008. The problem with the correctly computing layer extend of Map server. If map file like this MAP NAME "test map" IMAGETYPE GIF EXTENT ...
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Web service to see postgis polygons

Is there any website or web service where I throw a polygon postgis and he show me on the map this polygon. Example: I put this POLYGON((0 0, 1 0, 1 1, 0 1, 0 0)) and the service show me the ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

I use geodjango to create and serve tiles that I usually display into OpenLayers as openLayers.Layer.TMS I am worried that anybody could grab the tms URL and plug it into their own map without asking ...
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Hiding Rest Service Url in Javascript

While users using my application, they can view resource from browser and see my arcgis rest service URLs. So If I use token based security, security token can view. Can I hide this from users?
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I have n points, how do I find the closest one from a point p by road?

I'm currently working on a map with stores and clients. I want to find the closest store by road from a given client, with the aim of simulating the creation of a new store. Requirements: ...
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converting UTM - Decimal Degrees with javaScript or using a web service

I am creating a wildlife survey form that has a field where users enter location. Users will be able to enter location using a map (i.e. draggable pushpin) or by manually entering lat/lng. My clients ...
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GetFeatureInfo on ArcGIS Web Service

I am attempting to call do a GetFeatureInfo request on it a counties layer which is stored withing ArcSDE and hosted via ArcGIS Server 10. The request looks like WMS GetFeatureInfo Request The ...
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How to identify parameters sent from ArcMap to geoprocessing service on ArcGIS Server?

I have a question regarding the use of ESRI geoprocessing services and maybe some of you can give me a hint for the following "problem"... I have set up a geoprocessing service which should solve a ...
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Openlayers which format best for serving lat lon markers from webservice?

I have a webservice which get GPS data (lat/lon) from android phone every 30 sec. The webservice (currently) write the data to local log file (any format I decide). which format/way will be best to ...
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What do I need to create web based GIS application to show GTFS data

I need to create several GIS based application and embed them on a web page for professional development. I need a cost effective solution and don't have big budget. Any help in right direction and to ...
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ArcGIS for Server or its alternative?

I am trying to develop a GIS web application. I am using ArcGIS for desktop as the database. I need to use existing ArcGIS Restful services but also need to publish some new services. I think that ...
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Call Vehicle Routing Problem Service via REST - Problem with “time” attributes?

I am trying to get a Vehicle Routing Problem to work as a geoprocessing service on one of our servers. If I call the geoprocessing service via REST url and submit depots, orders and routes WITHOUT ...
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Adding imagery or world topo map from arcgisonline to map

I have an ESRI Javascript API application that uses a local Map Service with various feature layers. Now I need to add Imagery or top maps from ArcGIS online as base maps. I am trying the following. ...