The GeoWS approach is to enable search, discovery, and data access across widely varying
data provider content by using a consistent pattern for constructing query URLs.
More information: GeoWS earthcube.org project page
Web Service Shell Documentation explains concepts of operation, provides preliminary
configration files and an example implementation. The example implementation includes
a python “handler” illustrating a data retreival program.
Multiple services were developed to illustrate and test the concepts of GeoWS query
patterns and to use GeoCSV output for the highest value information.
The approach taken to illustrate interoperating services is for IRIS DMC to build prototype
services on behalf of each unfunded collaborator respectively. Selected data is accessed
in its native form and query patterns, then reformated and returned to the requesting client.
The general process is: