Web Map Service

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Noun1.Web Map Service - a computer program that produces maps of spatially referenced data dynamically from geographic information
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
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The starting point for implementing the KorWeb system is for the client--a state One-Call agency or utility provider, for example--to provide KorTerra contact and user information, GIS map layers or WMS (Web Map Service) credentials and facility membership codes registered with the state One-Call agency.
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This software uses the OGC profile for Web Map Service (WMS) Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) to describe object rendering (Open Geospatial Consortium 2007).
It is focused on Google Maps as it is the web map service best known by teachers and students and contains only the corresponding layers types.
Among the standards and specifications developed by the FGDC, OGC, and ISO/TC211, significant specifications for interoperable portals include the Catalog Service for the Web (CS-W, Nebert and Whiteside 2004), Web Map Service (WMS, de La Beaujardiere 2004), Web Feature Service (WFS, Vretanos 2002), Web Coverage Service (WCS, Evans 2003), Geography Markup Language (GML, Cox 2004), and Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD, Muller and MacGill 2005).
New capabilities of Envinsa v4.0 reportedly include Web Map Service and Web Feature Service capabilities, which are compliant with Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specifications for WMS and WFS 1.1; new 3D mapping capabilities; certification against the OGC Open Location Services (OpenLS) 1.1 specification; and full support for Oracle 10g Release 2.
ArcIMS was added to our arsenal of ESRI software and the default HTML viewer was used to deploy an in-house web map service. As the volume of data grew, the GIS team divided the increasing number of layers into separate map services, but the system grew more and more difficult to manage.