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What does WCS stand for?

WCS stands for Web Coverage Service (Open Geospatial Consortium)

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This has spawned an assortment of standards such as Web Coverage Service (WCS (3)), Web Feature Service (WFS (4)), Web Map Service (WMS (5)) and their associated data file formats such as Geography Markup Language (GML (6)), and Keyhole Markup Language (KML (7)).
The portal offers full Web Coverage Service (WCS) functionality that allows users to access native raster content such as digital elevation data, satellite images, digital aerial photos and other phenomena represented by values at each measurement point.
The portal offers full Web Coverage Service (WCS) functionality that allows users to access native raster content such as digital elevation data, satellite images, digital aerial photos and other phenomena represented by values at each measurement point.
In the second half of the workshop, Gerlek will present some standards and technologies being used specifically to bring this file format into the geospatial market, including adding geography markup language (GML) support (GMLJP2), Web Coverage Service support (WCS), streaming (JPIP), and geospatial database support.