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Network Services for nature conservation


Main Author: Zymestic Solutions, S.r.o.
Co-Authors: State Nature Conservancy of Slovak Republic
Description: Fortunately, those times, when lack of data represented the main issue for decision makers, state administration bodies etc. are gone. The actual problem of current age is rather related to data sharing options – how to deliver data, which format, streaming or buffered and so on. In order to present answers to these questions, INSPIRE presents the concept of Network Services which do contribute to effective, upon-request and up-to-date data interchange. As a part of Complex informational and monitoring system of State Nature Conservancy of Slovak republic, a set of View and Download Network Services has been implemented on top of hybrid GIS solution (SQL Server spatial database feature classes published via GeoServer GIS server). These services provide map (WMS) and feature (WFS) access to harmonized spatial data sets of 6 themes (PS, AM, BR, HB, SD and EF) which can be further exploited in combination with other (non)spatial data. The internal structure of the harmonized datasets complies to respective app-schemas per theme.
Keywords: INSPIRE, Network Service, WMS, WFS, data harmonization
Number of Views: 553
Added on: 17/04/2014
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Classification
Geospatial Activities
Presenting, producing and distributing geodata
INSPIRE and SDI Related Activities
Datasets
Protected sites
Environmental monitoring facilities
Area management/restriction/regulation zones and reporting units
Bio-geographical regions
Habitats and biotopes
Species distribution
Network Services
View
Download
Phases of an SDI
Implementation
Validation
Standards Implemented
EN-ISO 191XX
OGC
EU Initiatives
INSPIRE
Output Types
Data Model
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