One Scotland: One Geography: One Information Network: Creating Scotland's Spatial Data Infrastructure: Cookbook 1 - How to serve a Scottish SDI and INSPIRE conformant Web Map Service

DescriptionThis Cookbook is the first of a series of guidance manuals/toolkits which will define the appropriate standards for delivery of spatial data as web services, and provide guidance on the technology options that are currently available to deliver these services. These guidance manuals are being developed by Scottish Government in partnership with the British Geological Survey
ISBN9780755993345
Official Print Publication DateMay 2010
Website Publication DateMay 06, 2010

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How to serve a Scottish SDI and INSPIRE conformant Web Map Service - a BGS and Scottish Government co-funded research report.

ISBN 978 0 7559 9334 5 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (3.4mb)

Contents

FOREWORD

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

SUMMARY

1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 What are the main technical components of an SDI?
1.2 Increasing levels of interoperability
1.3 methodology used for the development of this cookbook

2 INITIAL WEB MAP SERVICE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCOTTISH SDI
2.1 British Geological Survey
2.2 Scottish Natural Heritage
2.3 Scottish Environment Protection Agency
2.4 Transport Scotland
2.5 Forestry Commission Scotland
2.6 Macaulay Land Use Research Institute
2.7 Royal Commission On Ancient Monuments
2.8 Marine Scotland
2.9 Historic Scotland
2.10 Registers of Scotland
2.11 Scottish Government
2.12 Scottish Local Authorities/Improvement Service

3 WHAT OTHER INSPIRE DATA SPECIFICATION SERVICE CONFORMANT SPECIFIC WMS ISSUES AND ADVICE ARE LIKELY TO APPEAR OVER THE NEXT YEAR?

ANNEX 1: How to serve a Scottish SDI and INSPIRE conformant Web map service

1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Who should be reading this cookbook?
1.3 What type of data should be served as a contribution to OneGeology Level 1?
1.4 How data from a WMS can be viewed and accessed

2 WMS Profile
2.1 WMS Service name
2.2 WMS Service title
2.3 WMS service URL
2.4 WMS service-level metadata
2.5 Layer metadata
2.6 Other Layer metadata
2.7 Core TC211/ISO:19115:2003 Metadata
2.8 GetFeatureInfo response

3 Scanning a paper map
3.1 Scanning
3.2 Geo-referencing a scanned map
3.3 Image formats and transparency
3.4 The Legend for the scanned map

4. Setting up a MapServer WMS
4.1 Pre-requisites for setting up a WMS
4.2 MS4W Software installation
4.3 Configuring your MapServer WMS
4.4 Alternative MapServer configurations

5 Using ESRI software to serve OneGeology Web Services
5.1 Setting up an ArcIMS WMS
5.2 Setting up an ArcGIS Server WMS

6 Registering your WMS service with the OneGeology Portal registry
6.1 The Complete Registration Process

Appendices

Appendix A: Converting coordinate system in data files
Appendix B: Creating MapServer CLASS definitions from ArcView legends
Appendix C: Creating MapServer CLASS definitions from ARCGIS legends
Appendix D: BGS example service mapfile
Appendix E: WMS 1.1.1 GetCapabilities response from the BGS OneGeology service
Appendix F: WMS 1.3.0 GetCapabilities response from the BGS Onegeology Service
Appendix G: OneGeology-Europe English keyword dictionary picklist
Appendix H: Using the MS4W Apache http server as a reverse proxy to Tomcat

BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

The National Grid and other Ordnance Survey data are used with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Licence No: 100017897/2010.

Keywords
Report, Scottish, SDI.

© NERC 2010. All rights reserved

editor
Tim Duffy ( BGS)

BGS Open File report Number: OR/10/016