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Web Coverage Service (WCS)

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Web Coverage Service (WCS) - Supports the networked interchange of Geospatial_ data as "coverages" containing values or properties of geographic locations. Unlike the Web Map Service, which returns static maps (server-rendered as pictures), the Web Coverage Service provides access to intact (unrendered) geospatial information.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 12 July 2011 07:59:04, External

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WCS - [Internet] Acronym for Web Coverage Service. A standard specification for exchanging coverages over the Internet using a server. The Web Coverage Service (WCS) is the result of a collaborative effort assembled by the Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC).

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Source: esri, 04 October 2012 11:07:55, External

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