A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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How to avoid Pink tiles when DB view/Table is empty?

I have views that are spatial in a sense that they select some spatial column from other table. This table is published using geoserver. This table is live and sometime has no data at all. When the ...
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Script for creating a tile-pyramid from a wms service

Given a WMS service, is there a ready-made script that, for a given extent, creates a tile-pyramid that is compliant with: http://leaflet.cloudmade.com/reference.html#tilelayer That is urls on the ...
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Read negative elevation data from NASA png tiles

I query NASA JPL service using query string. Response is a unsigned 16 bit per pixel png image and the values are elevation values in meters. Same is described in the capabilty xml of the layer as can ...
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Intermittent 'Could Not Find Layer' and 'Bad Request' Errors on GeoServer

Morning StackExchangers, We are having some intermittent faults with GeoServer at the moment. We have a mapping application - http://explorer.geowessex.com - that makes WMS requests to our Geoserver ...
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Geoserver WMS tile rendering is too slow

I have following geoserver status. I have installed JAI but memory used by jai is 0 and image rendering for wms is very slow. Is it issue with memory allocation? I am using Sql server 2008.
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Adding WMS Service for Silverlight Viewer

Is there a way to add a WMS image service in basemap gallery?
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How to read elevation data from WMS response?

I am trying to get elevation data from the tile received from USGS server. I query the data using Image Format image/Png. When I read the data I get color values. I need to know how to read the ...
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What are the areas, relating to database or server, that should be viewed while making map based webapplication?

This question is relating to GIS web application that are based on relational database. I have database that is not indexed with spatial column and I use geoserver to display these data as layers. But ...
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How can I apply a raster style to multiple layers using MapServer?

I'm using Mapserver to display a raster in browser using a WMS request from OpenLayers. At the moment I have just one raster, and used the following method of styling it: MAP ########### ...
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openlayers - wms - map not loading - what Bounds/Extent/Scale to use?

I simply want a map on a webpage where I can zoomin and zoomout and navigate around. I'm working on this for 4 days now, and can't get it to work: I want to display the map using a WMS-service here ...
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GeoExt Legend Modification To Include Feature Count

GeoExt has Legend capability but is is quite basic which shows only feature types like in example http://api.geoext.org/1.0/examples/legendpanel.html. How could it be modified display legend with ...
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How to combine vector layer and wms layer based on some constraints?

I would like to group wms and vector layer together but with some constraints in openlayers. The requirement is, if lets say vector layer 1 is selected then its corresponding wms layer should also be ...
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How to programatically generate my own wms file?

I'm new to OpenLayers and as far as I understood layers are retrieved from an wms file. I know this is not precisely a development forum but I was just wondering if there is a way to fool this ...
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Will a WMS handle RPF image scale?

When serving RPF imagery (Raster Product Format) from a WMS, will the WMS handle which layer should be on top? For example, let's say I request layer X and layer Y in some bounding box, and layer X ...
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Valid ranges for bounding box in WMS 1.1.1

I'm connecting to a WMS server and found that the longitudes LatLonBoundingBox specified for some of the values are slightly outside of the +/-180 range (such as 180.05). Are these values considered ...
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Shapefiles on WMS Server

I've been reading about using WMS servers to server shapefiles. When a server does support shapefiles over WMS, what format does the client download the shapes in? Will it typically be an image format ...
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reproject wms in geoserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Re-projection in Geoserver I've got a WMS service that publishes in WGS84 (EPSG:4326). I have several AutoDesk users that need to use the imagery in NAD83 (EPSG:2227). I ...
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Do any of the USGS WMS services work with GeoServer 2.1.x as a store?

This page displays a number of WMS services: http://seamless.usgs.gov/service_access_list.php?serviceid=Dataset_7&dataset=HRO In a local copy of GeoServer, I can successfully create a WMS store ...
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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Setting up MapServer WMS and use it with OpenLayers

I have set up MapServer WMS on the localhost by the following map file: MAP NAME "Prvi_WMS" SIZE 600 300 # 600 by 300 pixel image output PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END ...
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MapServer rendering at the lowest zoom levels

I am developing a web mapping application based on OpenLayers and using a WMS layer from MapServer (the source data for this layer is stored in PostGIS database) and I am facing the following problem: ...
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How to compute the bounding box of multiple layers in lat/long?

I am writing an application to performance test all kinds of map services, primarily AGS 9.x, AGS 10, and WMS 1.x. Part of the application involves generating random bounding boxes for individual ...
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How to style a WMS layer?

I also posted this question on stackoverflow. I successfully overlayed a WMS layer in google maps v3, however, as the information on tiles is black on transparent, it is not well seen on dark ...
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How to load NASA JPL WMS Global Mosaic into QGIS

I was playing around with uDIG and realized that its WMS capabilities are awesome! The Global Mosaic perfectly fits a map I created! However, I was planning to use the WMS layer as an orientation for ...
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OWSLib vs shp2img output of MapServer Layer

I'm working on a map layout engine using Python and ReportLab and have come across a problem and was wondering if anyone can give me some insight. Scenerio: I'm trying to generate an image using ...
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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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How to optimize a WMS request by limiting number of tiles?

I want to display the layer using WMS and meanwhile I want to limit the number of tiles with their respecive BBox when map is loaded. At the backend I am using geoserver. I can limit the number of ...
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How to increase performance of tile caches if vendor parameter filters are needed?

My application uses vendor parameters to filter the data. It takes some time to generate all tiles on the server. Therefor I'm trying to increase the performance of the application. I'm using ...
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Calculating the time taken to complete the overlay display in map?

Currently, I am able to calculate the server response time by logging the difference of current date to initialize the map with the time when layers is added. But this gives me server response time. ...
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How to deactivate Vector Selection In OpenLayers wms features

This is my sample code and work fine :), But I have a little problem, I'm using multiple layers (WMS), when I zoom the layer will be shown or hidden. In my example bellow when OpenLayers level zoom ...
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Is there a Python Lib for requesting WMS/WFS and saving as image/PDF?

i am wondering whether there's Python open-source GIS lib which has APIs to support call WMS/WFS from another GIS server (e.g., GeoServer) and then save the response data(WMS Basemap and WFS layer) as ...
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Problems configuring MapProxy to serve WMS layer

I'm having problems making MapProxy render a Mapserver WMS layer. My configuration file looks like this: services: wms: srs: ['EPSG:3785', 'EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:23028'] image_formats: ...
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Finding two locations with H elevation difference on DEM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume of water in a basin with reference to incremental height of DAM I want to find two locations on a DEM with any specified H elevation difference. I want to see ...
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Are there any freely available WMS tile servers?

I am looking for an open public endpoint to retrieve WMS map tiles from, for use with leaflet maps For clarity, I am not looking to set up a tile server or for tile server software. It looks like ...
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WMS getFeature control doesn't take 'viewparams' into account

I use Geoserver to get my WMS data. Everything works great for showing data in openlayers. Geoserver has the ability to create sql views and use parameters to return certain geometry. These ...
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Does the a wms layer in openlayers have “maxfeatures” option?

Does the a wms layer in openlayers have "maxfeatures" option? I'm asking this because my wms layer contains allot of points ( > 100.000). When zoomed in I don't want the rest of the features (not ...
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Removing WMS layers from mxds using ArcPy?

I'm trying to remove WMS layers from an mxd using arcpy. I can successfully remove "MapServer" type services using the below code, but not WMS? Here is an example mxd (zipped) with two different WMS ...
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How to create a WMS Service to display a geo-reference image

I currently have little experience in the opensource area and I'm guessing this is where I need to go if I want to create a WMS Service without needing ArcGIS Server. Basically my goal is to take a ...
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Driving Zone Computation using Web Processing Services

I am currently evaluating different OGC Services(WFS,WMS and WPS) for driving zone computation. As I am new to WPS services, I would like some suggestions regarding which OGC services to implement. ...
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Can you search WMS services for a particular projection?

Is there an interface or website to search public WMS services for location/projection?
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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How to debug GeoServer HTTP response code: 400?

We are using opengeo 2.4.3, and trying to open some layers with GeoServer through WMS. The different layers in the WMS file are detected, but when doing 'layer preview', we get the following error: ...
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How to get WMS layer title instead of layer name from Geoserver?

I specified the raster file with "name" and "title" in Geoserver. For example, I have these in Geoserver: name, Title AT:usa, "This is a map of USA" Can I return the title ("This is a map of ...
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List of WMS Servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GIS Map Service Software I'm experimenting with some applications and I would like to know what are our options for wms servers, such as MapServer and Geoserver. Do you ...
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Looking for open source component to create PDF from WMS in a web application

I want to create a PDF from WMS in a web map application. Please can anyone recommend a robust component? I'd like free open-source under an relatively business-friendly licence (no GPL, BSD/MIT ...
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Distributed WMS (and TMS, optionally) server architecture, GPU rendering

What if we could use the power of dozens of servers to process a lot of incoming WMS requests? And more, using the power of GPU's to do the job of styling the maps for scalability and speed! The ...
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How to get Leaflet interactivity from Geoserver WMS?

I have geoserver serving shapefiles as a WMS into Leaflet. I'd like to add interativity that shows a popup with WMS attributes in the Leaflet map when the user hovers over or clicks on a WMS feature. ...
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Using Natural Earth Dataset As WMS

This Question is about Natural Earth Project. I tried to do some research about creating my own WMS and came across this project. The web page says : Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset ...
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Looking for (free) WMS of surface waters of Europe

Do you know any WMS with hydrographic map of Europe? Especially I am looking for map with surface waters of Europe
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WMS Meteorological Data sources?

I was looking in Google Earth and saw lots of feeds/KMZ for historical and current Hurricanes. I am after some Meteorological WMS feeds into data that is related to past and present hurricanes and ...