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Enhancing the US Navy's GIDB Portal with Web Services

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8 Author(s)
Sample, J.T. ; Naval Res. Lab., Mississippi, MS ; Ladner, R. ; Shulman, L. ; Ioup, E.
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Using Web services, the authors have been able to increase the amount of data accessible through the Naval Research Laboratory's geospatial information database (GIDB) portal. They created a Web crawler for Web mapping services (WMS) that harvests and adds data to the portal index and a translator that provides access to non-WMS data through the WMS interface. The integrated Web services broker, using traditional Web services standards, provides automated access to meteorological and oceanographic data

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Internet Computing, IEEE  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 5 )