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News in Download services in the Czech Republic

Petr Souček

(Submission #410)


In the paper I want to introduce the implementation of ATOM download services which are provided free of charge to all users and no registration is required. Download Service is a technology for downloading spatial data. Atom Download Service is one of them. It is based on the technology of web feeds and it is named by the Atom Syndication Format which is used to create them. This paper describes how to create Atom Download Service together with necessary technologies which are needed to do so. These technologies are Atom Syndication Format an OpenSearch format. Another goal of this paper is also an implementation of Atom Download Services on Czech Office for Surveying, Mapping and Cadastre. Czech Office for Surveying, Mapping and Cadastre has operated view and download services for the themes Parcels (CP), Addresses (AD), Buildings (BU) and Administrative units (AU) in the Czech Republic for more than a one year. We have been providing harmonized data from the Czech Cadastre and the Register of Territorial Identification, Addresses and Real Estates through view (WMS 1.3.0) and download (WFS 2.0.0 and predefined GML 3.2.1 files by ATOM) services. Data is updated on-line every 2 hours, data is free of charge and no registration is required. In this paper I present our experience with operating and using these services. The services are available on this page In the next section I will emphasize the innovations in download services in years 2016. Some of the new features (e.g. Calling of WFS GetFeature by POST request and supporting MultiFeatureType in calling of WFS GetFeature) we have added in relation to the project European Location Framework (ELF,


Topic Area:  [2.9] Challenges and approaches to standardization of data and interoperability of systems.
Abstract Type:  Oral Presentation

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