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

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QGIS WPS plugin misses one parameter

I set up a Web Processing Service with 52°North and GRASS (using the wps-grass-bridge). All went smooth and I get a proper DescribeProcess for i.cluster. As you can see, I need to give the parameter "...
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Parsing Geoprocessing Service messages using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am working on a JavaScript (JS) app where the user draws a polygon and then a python-based Geoprocessing (GP) Service task queries the parcels and generates mailing labels. The GP task works great, ...
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How to export WDPA dataset to text and shapefiles?

Please have some patience with me as I am not a GIS professional at all, I am merely trying to work with some of the file formats. Let me first explain what I am trying to accomplish: The WDPA (World ...
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Publish cached map service using pre-existing cache folder

We use: ArcGIS Server Advanced Enterprise 10.3 / ...
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Unable to view local geoserver in that dropdown menu of Open Geosuite?

I'm using GeoExplorer(Web Map Client) in OpenGeo Suite 4.5 version. I use to upload the layers from my LocalGeoserver by clicking on Add Layers Button. But now i'm unable to view my local geoserver in ...
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NDVI Web services over Victoria australia

Does anyone know of any web services that are available where you can pass...say a WKT polygon or point and return the mean NDVI or NDVI from that point from an array of the most recent NDVI runs?
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Data Interoperability Conversion WFS Layer, Duplicate .XSI_NIL Field?

When I use the data interoperability extension to retrieve a WFS dataset I have duplicate fields added with ".xsi_nil" added to the end of the field. However, if I use the WFS to Feature Class tool I ...
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Ice, snow, glacial data for ArcGIS Online

I'm quite new to this field, so forgive the amateur question, but are there any WMS or WTS that can provide a historical representation of ice melt in the Artic/Greenland area? I'm using ArcGIS Online ...
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Is there a web service to get the area of a city?

I'm looking for an api/service/db that contains the surface area of every city in the world. For example, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London, the box on the right contains that information. I've ...
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Use coordinates from Geotools geometry-object to send request to Webserver

I have a polygon as a Geotools Geometry Object. No I want to use the coordinates of the polygon to send a request to a webserver. The webserver demands the coordinates to be in the following format (...
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Accessing NOAA web service with token

I recently requested a NOAA "token" to access their data. However, I keep receiving a "Token parameter is required" 404 error. Here is the URL I am using (note token is not the real one): http://www....
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Multiple (seperate) Attachment Tables

Is it possible to have multiple attachment tables related to one feature class? The purpose is to only show specific attachments at certain times. We are trying to only show pertinent attached files/...
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Sourcing Historical Wind data?

I'm looking for a service that provides hourly historical data for 24h and back. I am currently interfacing openweathermap.org but had to find out that not all stations provide this feature. Are ...
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Creating REST map services from external web services - how can it be done?

I am not sure if the terminology is correct here so apologies in advance. I am working towards creating REST map services for a map view and part of this work includes developing map services on ...
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ArcGIS Java SDK

I am going to develop a web application based on the requirements below: Loading a three different base image tiff, anything Loading the shapefile for that image. On entering the ID of a polygon, ...
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Free Web-service providing Satellite Images

Is there any web-service currently available which is hosting satellite images as open-source, just like OSM web-service hosting vector maps? We want to make a real-time traffic monitoring commercial ...
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arcpy geoprocessing service with sde database produces no output url

I'm trying to use a geoprocessing script to clip some data and return to the user (via url) the path to a zip file with the results of the clip. I also need to connect to an sde database. I can get ...
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OpenLayers ArcGIS93Rest symbol size

I'm using OpenLayers 2 to display ESRI WMS data (ArcGIS93Rest layers). The data I'm displaying contains symbols (and sometimes labels) and I'd like to increase the display size of these symbols (...
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Geoprocessing service failure

I have a python script tool that I have published to a geoprocessing service. Every time I run the service it fails. Here's what I'm getting for errors: The python code in the tool is below: import ...
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Looking for GIS server for Pictometry that can do Bing-like “birds eye” tilted view and rotation

I need an open source GIS server that can present these Pictometry images, I guess they are also called 2.5-D. The camera on a plane takes 5 shots, one orthogonal, other 4 in all directions. North, ...
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How to offset labels on a web application from two different services

I have multiple layers that are labeled within our online web mapping application. Two (zoning and land use) are located in our Planning/Zoning ArcGIS Server 10.1 Service. The other (Parcels) is ...
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COUNTY WebService API lookup from valid street address

I am looking for a solid WebService API that will allow me to submit an http request with a pre-validated US Street/City?state/Zip Address and return COUNTY in xml or json about 200 times per work day....
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Calling service web from ComboBox using JavaScript? [closed]

I want to call a web service and use it in combox for search. Here is the function that i used to call my service web: var xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest(); var url = "http://176.31.230.211/mtmap/...
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Working with HTTPS, non-secure services and ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

Situation: I am currently working with an app that is required to be delivered over HTTPS because of an organizational security requirement. I currently do not have access to this servers ...
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How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap

Some of you may have seen this recent (4/28/14) ESRI blogpost - The New Ocean Basemap. ESRI, in their infinite wisdom, has split up their Ocean Basemap into 2 separate services. One with just the ...
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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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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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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 example ...
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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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Seeking route calculation service to get 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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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 to set up a public facing server?

Based 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 followed the guideline, how to set up my web map ...
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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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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: EDW/...
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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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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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Seeking tool(set) for creating community map? [closed]

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 (https://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/jssamples/#...
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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 using 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 ...